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OREY Aids Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Donation Drive

Monday, November 5th –Sunday, November 11th

 With so many of our friends and neighbors throughout the New York area devastated as a result of Hurricane Sandy, OREY is currently collecting donations to aid victims of the storm. 

 Organization Reaching for the Empowerment of Youth (OREY) is a New York-based 501c-3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing assistance to victims of natural disasters nationwide. OREY involves college students in the rebuilding effort by linking them with appropriately chosen placements in needy communities. For more information on OREY, please visit

Donation Drive Dates:

Monday, November 5th – Sunday, November 11th, 2012

Donation Items Needed:

Gloves (work and regular)
Hats, Shoes, & Socks
Warm Clothing (sweatshirts, pants, sweaters, etc.) for Adults and Children
Flashlights & Batteries
Non-perishable & Canned foods
Can openers
Paper products (plates, cups, silverware, toilet paper, napkins, paper towels, etc)
Diapers & Baby formula
Bedding (Blankets & Sheets)
Toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, soap, lotion, etc)
Battery-Operated radios
Cleaning supplies (Including Brooms & Mops)
Buckets & Garbage Bags
Books and Games

*Monetary donations are gratefully accepted either by check or through Donation Form on the OREY website.

Drop-Off Location:

201 West 70th Street, Apt: 18 New York, NY 10023  (between Amsterdam & West End)

Please leave be sure to clearly mark the donations ATTN: Rachel Chopra, Apt 18G and leave with the doorman.

Contact:  For more information on donating items or other ways you can help, please email


OREY’s Seventh Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip 

to New Orleans

March 17th – March 23rd, 2013

If you are interested in participating in this trip, please contact Rachel Chopra at or (973) 600-9511 for more information.




OREY is happy to assist you with stories, press interviews and photographs.  If you are a member of the media and would like to contact OREY for further assistance, please contact

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