"Build It Back Up" was written in response to the disaster that Hurricane Sandy caused throughout the tri-state area in late October 2012.
To many people across the country, this story vanished months ago from the news. Unfortunately, the devastating effects of the storm are still very real and very challenging for everyone affected.
In addition to taking lives, causing personal injury, and separating animal owners from their pets, the storm destroyed homes, businesses, schools and shelters. It also caused major structural damage to the shorelines of New Jersey, Staten Island, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island.
The list of needs is still extensive. Thousands of people still need the following:
Hurricane Sandy is gone, but the battle to achieve some kind of normalcy is far from over. Financial support is still vital.
"Build It Back Up" is available as a free download. If it moves you, make a contribution to one of the relief organizations that are still very much involved at the local level throughout the region.