This past weekend, 220 volunteers from Liquid Church worked along side relief teams from We Care, the National Guard, the American Red Cross, NYPD, and NYFD. Volunteers also participated in emergency assessment training at FEMA facilities by the relief site. Church leaders are now mobilizing hundreds more Sandy Thanksgiving volunteers each day this coming holiday weekend, including Thanksgiving Day on Staten Island.
Relief supplies collected by the NJ-based Christian church, will be distributed to families as volunteer teams clean out houses devastated by the storm. Hot meals will also be supplied for relief workers and members of the community. Recent inventory of contributions collected by Liquid Church members include:
- Water: 965 Gallons of water (over 4 TONS of clean water)
- Canned Meat: 1,255 cans
- Baby Food: 2,052 packs, tubes, etc.
- Peanut Butter: 343 jars
- Socks: 1,900 pairs of socks
- Other Goodness: 3,400 cans, boxes, jars
Liquid Church hold Sunday mornings services at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick.