December 2, 2012
In Sandy’s Wake, Charities That Serve Region’s Poor Face Harder Task
Robin Hood Foundation
New York City’s nonprofits are planning to gather in January to discuss ways that government and philanthropy can bolster nonprofits so they can do more to help move city residents out of poverty. Thanks to Superstorm Sandy, that conversation has taken on new urgency.
The storm paralyzed the city, drove many low-income families from their homes, and added new demands on already stretched human-service nonprofits.
“Nonprofits have stepped up” to help the storm