Following a disaster, many people are looking for ways to volunteer. You should make sure that you are needed before going to a disaster site. Check first with an organization to see if they need volunteers. Listen to guidance from local officials to avoid putting yourself or others in danger.
It is best to affiliate with a recognized disaster volunteer organization before a disaster happens. Getting involved with a disaster volunteer organization before an emergency will increase your ability to help when help is needed:
For more information about volunteer opportunities in New York City, check out the programs below: