Category Archives: Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Our Road to Recovery

Posted on by Margaret Waldock, Program Director, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

On October 29, 2012 the ‘new normal’ crashed into the east coast in the form of a tropical cyclone, forever altering the landscapes and collective psyche of my home state of New Jersey.    The now infamous Sandy claimed 80 lives, … Continue reading

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How Can We Use Creativity to Design Innovative Approaches to Rebuilding a Safer, Sustainable Jersey?

Posted on by Elizabeth Murphy, Director, Creative New Jersey

Seven weeks ago today, Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey with a savage fierceness causing monumental destruction across our beloved Garden State.  As a current resident of Belmar, I am all too familiar with the devastation inflicted by Sandy.  I have … Continue reading

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Responding to Sandy and the Case for Flexible Capital

Posted on by Nina Stack, President, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

It’s time to turn in my monthly blog to the Dodge Foundation and I’m horribly torn about what to talk about.  I want to share with folks some of what we’ve been learning as part of our work to inform … Continue reading

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DanceNJ Strong: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Relief on 12.12.12

Posted on by Stephanie Evans, Lustig Dance Theatre

It isn’t about the performances on the stage. I could even argue that it isn’t about the amount of money being donated to the New Jersey Recovery Fund. Next Wednesday, 12/12/12, the dance community is coming together for a benefit … Continue reading

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Update on the New Jersey Recovery Fund and an Announcement

Posted on by Dodge

In the days immediately following Hurricane Sandy, the Dodge Foundation partnered with the Community Foundation of New Jersey and several of our philanthropic colleagues to establish the New Jersey Recovery Fund, which currently totals more than $3 million. We have been fielding … Continue reading

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The Million Reporters of Superstorm Sandy

Posted on by Debbie Galant, Director, New Jersey News Commons

Back when I was in graduate school in the early 1980s, before Twitter and Facebook and YouTube and even before blogs, I spent one semester studying the concept of news diffusion. It’s been 30 years, and it was only one … Continue reading

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Jersey Strong: Preparing for Climate Change and Flooding

Posted on by Randall Solomon, Sustainable Jersey

On October 29, Hurricane Sandy dealt us a severe blow.  As we continue to rebuild our lives and communities, it’s a harsh reminder that sustainability is not just an abstraction. Sustainability is about rising to make big decisions today so … Continue reading

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New Jersey Recovery Fund to Help Nonprofits and Communities Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy

Posted on by Dodge

Nonprofits and communities struggling to recover from the widespread devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy received a boost today from the philanthropic community, when the Community Foundation of New Jersey announced that it has established the New Jersey … Continue reading

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When Disaster Philanthropy Comes Home

Posted on by Nina Stack, President, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey (Photo: REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross) As I write this, it is just two weeks since Hurricane Sandy.  The grief and exhaustion of our neighbors who have lost so much is hard to imagine. The clean-up … Continue reading

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Post-Sandy Relief for NJ Artists & Arts Groups

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, Executive Director, Art Pride NJ Foundation

The amount of information out there is as staggering as the relief efforts, but not yet as overwhelming as the ongoing effects of Hurricane Sandy. We want to make sure New Jersey artists and arts groups do not get missed, … Continue reading

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