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This is from my friend Jackie Junttonen who I delivered supplies to in SI;

Please take a moment to read and offer help if you can (this message is from a close friend, Marina Tsaplina via Abbey Hurtz)

We just got back from a day helping in the Rockaways with Burke Veronica and Contessa….It is crazy there. Everyone is just so cold and so hungry and so tired of canned food and snacks.

Babies are really suffering the most. There is no way to heat a bottle so they have to deal with cold formula, when there is even formula and bottled water available. They all have the wrong size diapers because only certain sizes can be found and it’s not like they can communicate back and forth to get right sizes. Today we pumped water out of the basement for a mom that had one month old twin premature babies that desperately need to be on a nebulizer several times a day. But there’s no power, no hospital, and no clinic. Her babies’ lungs sound awful. I found a few infant diapers for her and HoY gang brought over some formula that will last them 24 hrs or so for two newborns. They also have twin 2 year olds next door, their cousins. They were drinking the last of their vitamin D milk that was already starting to go off and crying because they were hungry. It is just heartbreaking. Women also need tampons and pads. No one is thinking to donate them much yet, and women need these things!! Especially with no hot showers!! Everyone needs blankets. They are so cold at night. Everyone needs extra flashlights and batteries. And everyone is VERY appreciative of hot food. I am PISSED that so many people in Brooklyn are going about their business as usual (especially the ones that don’t have day jobs or families!!!), going to the bar drinking, and complaining about STUPID sh%t when there is real suffering going on. Another family we helped pump the water from their basement had to throw everything away. Everyone’s cars are trashed. Their family heirlooms are trashed. Their furniture, baby cribs, mattresses, etc are trashed. They have no power. It is WET and DIRTY. There is no end in sight. Please donate items, money, and YOUR TIME. Helping hands willing to get dirty are so sorely need
What you can do….
Occupy Sandy and Occupy Sandy’s Wedding Registry
Shipping Address: Occupy Sandy – Brooklyn, New York
Event Date: November 15, 2012
Amazon right to Rockaways..