We at City Island Images have been uplifted to hear encouraging stories of resilience. We hope that those impacted by Hurricane Sandy are not discouraged and will continue to rebuild their lives, as well as lend a helping hand to others along the Eastern seaboard.
In this same spirit, we are incredibly pleased and proud to share with all of you that our organization has reached out and donated to the American Red Cross for their Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
City Island Images is proud to support the Red Cross and the impact of their work for those affected by the hurricane.
More than 15,200 Red Cross workers have been deployed from all 50 states. About 90% of these workers are volunteers.
The Red Cross has served nearly 8 million meals and snacks.
The Red Cross has distributed more than 6.1 million relief items such as hygiene kits, clean-up kits, clothing, work gloves and mops.
The Red Cross has made more than 91,700 health and mental health consultations.
Meanwhile, most Americans say that their giving to political causes in 2012 and Hurricane Sandy relief efforts will not reduce their year-end gifts to charity, according to a poll by the American Red Cross.
A telephone survey of 1,010 adults conducted earlier this month found that 78 percent of those who have already given to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts say it will not impact their year-end charitable giving, while 90 percent of those who gave to political causes say it will not reduce their giving to non-profits this holiday season.
“It’s encouraging that people are willing to support the work of charitable organizations even in a year when there has been increased giving to political causes and Hurricane Sandy,” said Gail J. McGovern, president and CEO of the Red Cross. “Nonprofits like the Red Cross are there for people in need every day and everywhere and rely on year-end
Our thoughts continue to be with all of you and your loved ones as you persevere in this lengthy recovery process. If any of you are still in need of assistance, please feel free to contact the Red Cross online - http://www.redcross.org, or call (800) 733-2767 to get information on your local Red Cross chapter. Did you know that American Red Cross workers respond to disasters every 9 minutes.
Thanks for your kindness and generosity. Also, please keep sharing your stories with City Island Images and keep us posted on your continuing progress.
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