Rallying Tech Volunteers to Help Post Hurricane Sandy
We made it through a tremendous storm, but many in our community are facing significant losses. Our thoughts are with them, and to do what we can to help, NY Tech Meetup and New Work City are organizing volunteers with technology skills to help with relief efforts and help New York-area businesses and organizations get their technology back up and running after Hurricane Sandy. For now, we are starting with creating a database so that we have a group of people who have already raised their hands and are ready to go as it becomes more evident which organizations and businesses in the city need help.
If you have skills to offer, please sign up here: http://bit.ly/hurricanetechvolunteers
If You Need Technology Assistance:
If you are a small business, organization, school, non-profit, or government entity that needs help with a technology-related challenge post Hurricane Sandy, please complete the form here: http://bit.ly/hurricanetechhelp. We are gathering the needs of the community so that we can figure out how to best to deploy volunteers from the NY tech community.
Other Ways to Help
If you are looking for other ways to help, WNYC has compiled a great list.
Hurrican Hacker is also doing a great job of connecting people online: http://www.hurricanehackers.com/