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Hurricane Sandy Update
Posted on Riverside Blog November 19, 2012

For more information, to volunteer in our efforts, or to make a donation please email sandyrelief@theriversidechurchny.org  or call 212.870.6911

Update - Nov 19:

We have an urgent need for: Food, Water, and Cleaning Supplies that will go to Coney Island Gospel Assembly, 2828 Neptune Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224

If you can donate these items, please let us know: please call (212) 870-6911 or e-mail: sandyrelief@theriversidechurchny.org.

Update - Nov 8:
Disaster Response and Plans - "Sandy"

Also - See the Facebook page for Uptown Cares - a joint effort to provide relief.

Update - Nov 7:

Due to the disaster caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Riverside Church Clothing Sale has been postponed until a date to be determined. Shoppers, if you can, please give your time and resources to help with the Sandy Relief efforts.

If you're interested in making a donation or volunteering, please call (212) 870-6911 or e-mail: sandyrelief@theriversidechurchny.org.

Thank you, and continued blessings!

Update - Nov 5:

UPDATED NOV 8 - Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Due to the enormous generosity of our community, we are now only accepting the following items which represent our current community needs:

-Non-Perishable Foods
-Sleeping bags
-Shovels & Rakes
-Flashlights & Batteries
-Cleaning Supplies
-First Aid Kits
-Unused Outer Wear
(Jackets & Sweatshirts)

For more information or to make a donation please email sandyrelief@theriversidechurchny.org  or call 212.870.6911

Please drop off all your items at The Stone Gym 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Update - Nov 1:
Community prayer service
Friday, Nov 2nd - 12:00 (Noon) - Nave

We will be holding a community prayer service to take a moment to pause and reflect on the storm that has brought destruction to our community and nation. It will be a time of prayer, lamentation, and praise of the God who is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in our times of trouble.

Through the reading of scripture, music and words of reflection, we will listen for God's will and Word for us as, together and individually, we consider our response to this storm.

We are inviting all of the community to attend. Please reach out to your friends and neighbors to extend the invitation to them as well.

Following the service, we are going to have a community lunch of soup and bread in the Assembly Hall. We hope this will be a time to gather, share a meal, share stories of the storm, and experience fellowship with one another.

Update - Oct 31:
The building will be reopening on Thursday, Nov. 1. Please contact particular program leadership to confirm the schedule of events and activities.

October 29, 2012
As a result of Hurricane Sandy, The Riverside Church building is closed. We will post more information as we have it. We hope you can find effective shelter from the storm and that you and yours may remain safe through this time. Please join us in praying for those in our community and region who are most affected by the storm, especially those who are the most vulnerable to its devastating effects.