Roosevelt Island Continues To Help Rockaway Victims Of Hurricane Sandy - Please Vote For Far Rockaway Scholars Academy To Receive Assistance Repairing School Theater
Roosevelt Island residents have helped to provide relief for other New Yorkers recovering from damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
As previously reported:
- Karine Wong organized a group that provided relief supplies to the Community and Family Head Start School in the Rockaways and
- Romano Reid, together with the Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) and NY State Senator Jose Serrano organized the delivery and serving of hot meals to the Howard Beach community.
Image Of Serrano/Addabo/RIRA Hurricane Sandy Howard Beach Relief Efforts From Romano Reid
Here's another chance for Roosevelt Islanders to help out those New Yorkers still needing assistance from Hurricane Sandy and it only requires a click from your mouse.
Roosevelt Island resident Margie Smith reports on how you can help the Scholars Academy School in Far Rockawy:
I'm sending this to ask you to cast your vote for a school in the Rockaway that was damaged in Sandy. Lowe's Corporation is helping schools improve their theaters and they're choosing which schools to help based on who gets the highest number of votesCNN reported last December on Hurricane Sandy damage to the Rockaways Scholars Academy.
According to Make A Musical:
Smash, Lowe’s and iTheatrics have partnered to help schools across America improve their theaters. Up to 30 schools will be selected as finalists, the five schools earning the top votes will receive gift cards from Lowe’s to help improve their theaters. Vote for your favorite School!Click here to support NYC's Scholars Academy in Far Rockaway and then scroll down to the third line from the bottom and vote.
It is unfortunate that contests with needy schools competing against each other are necessary in order for such repairs to be made.