|[November 09, 2012]
The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund Announces Special Campaign to Raise Money to Support Relief Efforts for Victims of Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
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 service agencies.
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 region.
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 101st annual campaign
earlier this month. The Fund workswith 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
"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 Fund."
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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