It's been more than a month since Sandy hit, and most of the city has returned to normal. But in areas hit by the storm, suffering is still acute.
Here is a list of ways to help this week.
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Saturday, Dec. 1
Grace Church is sponsoring a work trip to the Rockaways to assist residents to clear out their homes and basements devastated by Hurricane Sandy. We need volunteers willing to do dirty work. E-mail email@example.com. Let them know if you have a car.
The Flooded Art Party an exhibit and fundraiser for artists whose work was damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Admission is free. Sales of the work will go to helping the artists get back on their feet, as well as the Red Hook Initiative 133 Imlay St. 6 p.m.
Brooklyn Museum First Saturday Donation Collection In support of individuals and NYC public schools affected by Hurricane Sandy, the Brooklyn Museum will be collecting supplies during Target First Saturday, from 5 to 11 p.m. If you would like to donate, the items most needed include baby diapers, wipes, and hand sanitizer, as well as classroom supplies such as construction paper, notebooks, pencils, and crayons.
Sunday, Dec. 2
City Stomp Live & Suzi Shelton Benefit Concert Two greats of children's music join together for this benefit concert for families affected by Sandy. Advance tickets are $12 per person (2 and over) Tickets are $15 at the door for everyone. Doors open at 2:30. Show begins at 3:00. Littlefield 622 Degraw St. bet. 3rd and 4th avenues.
Friday, Dec. 7
Hurricane Benefit at Bell House A night of comedy and music with Tom Scharpling, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Chris Elliott, John Hodgman, Andrew WK, Jon Benjamin and Julie Klausner. Friday, Dec. 7, The Bell House, 149 7th St. at 2nd Avenue, 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. $40 advance/$50 door. 100% of proceeds will be donated to Occupy Sandy and Staten Island's Siller Foundation Relief Fund.