Hurricane Sandy Relief

Building Playgrounds with Super Bowl Host Committee at Manasquan Elementary School

On Monday, January 20, 2014, about 20 volunteers from the World Mission Society Church of God connected with Jersey Cares to install a playground in an effort to boost the moral of children affected by Superstorm Sandy in the town of Manasquan. The NY/NJ Superbowl Host Committee sponsored the project, choosing Manasquan Elementary School as [...]

Cleaning Sandy Debris in Jamaica Bay

Removing ten tons of debris is no easy task. But that's how 200 members from the World Mission Society Church of God in New York spent their Sunday on September 22nd. Volunteers worked with the American Littoral Society to remove the debris that was left on the coastline since Hurricane Sandy’s damage to Broad Channel and the Rockaways last October.

Marsh Planting in Jamaica Bay

Superstorm Sandy devastated the Rockaways leaving hundreds of families to piece together their destroyed homes and ruined memories. Volunteers from the World Mission Society Church of God wasted no time and spent more than two weeks helping families drain out flooded basements and salvage as much as possible. In the spring time, volunteers returned to the area and joined the American Littoral Society to plant salt marshes, which would help prevent future storm surges.

Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Superstorm Sandy caused great devastation when it slammed the East Coast by surprise on October 29th. The destructive power of Sandy was far beyond imagination. Trees were uprooted, cars and even boats were scattered around the streets. Subway stations and low-lying neighborhoods were flooded. Millions of homes and office buildings were left without [...]

By | November 15th, 2012|Community Services, Disaster Relief, Hurricane Sandy Relief|0 Comments