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Squeaky Occupies Sandy

Hurricane Sandy 2012

When Hurricane Sandy hit, it left parts of NYC and the surrounding areas devastated. Though Manhattan bounced back fairly quickly, the hardest hit areas are still without power or heat, facing a long road to recovery ahead. A few of the Squeaky team had volunteered and seen firsthand just how much the people out in Far Rockaway were suffering. People had lost everything, all their possessions ruined by flooding and sewage backup. Even without heat or power, they were desperately trying to salvage their homes before the water damage got any worse. When we heard about what they had seen, we knew we had to get involved in helping rebuild our community.

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