The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund Announces Special Campaign to Raise
Money to Support Relief Efforts for Victims of Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK -- November 09, 2012
The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund announced today that it is launching a
special campaign to raise money to support relief efforts to assist victims of
Hurricane Sandy in the New York metropolitan area. The campaign’s goal is to
provide direct assistance to those affected through several local social
This campaign will be run with the Neediest Cases Fund’s annual campaign.
Money contributed for this special campaign will be directed to social service
agencies participating in the Fund’s annual campaign and to other agencies in
support of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts to aid victims throughout the
The Neediest Cases Fund will be contributing $1.5 million from its endowment
to support disaster relief efforts by various agencies, including the
Community Food Bank of New Jersey, the Atlantic City Rescue Mission and City
Harvest, among others.
The Neediest Cases Fund launched its 101^st annual campaign earlier this
month. The Fund works with seven large multiservice agencies to provide
assistance to New Yorkers of all denominations in the metropolitan area:
Brooklyn Community Services; Catholic Charities, Diocese of Brooklyn and
Queens; Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York; The Children’s Aid
Society; Community Service Society of New York; Federation of Protestant
Welfare Agencies; and UJA-Federation of New York.
“The Neediest Cases Fund has a long history of helping people in need and
responding to sudden tragedy,” said Michael Golden, president of the Fund.
“The impact of Hurricane Sandy has been devastating. We want to offer readers
of The New York Times the opportunity to help through the Neediest Cases
For more information on the Neediest Cases Fund, including past articles and
ways to get involved, please visit www.NYTimes.com/Neediest.
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