Ways to help after Hurricane Sandy

Our thoughts and well wishes are with everyone in the Northeast for a swift recovery from Hurricane Sandy. For our employees, customers, and friends around our Baltimore office and in the Northeast region, please check in and let us know that you’re doing okay. For everyone in the affected areas, be sure to register with the Safe and Well registry to let folks know you’re okay.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked that where and when possible, you check in with family and friends using social networks or text messages, as phone lines may be swamped or unreliable. If your power is out but your mobile phone is still working, many power companies let you report your outages via their website or mobile apps.

The American Red Cross and the Salvation Army are both soliciting cash donations to support current relief efforts.

If you want to help after Hurricane Sandy, be sure to follow these government organizations and hashtags to learn where help is needed most. Thanks to the team at Twitter for assembling this list.

  • Connecticut: @ctdemhs, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/GovMalloyOffice”>@GovMalloyOffice, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/CTRedCross”>@CTRedCross, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/CTRedCross”>@CTLightandPower,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/UnitedIllum”>@UnitedIllum, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ctsandy”>#CTSandy
  • Delaware: @DelawareEMA, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/GovernorMarkell”>@GovernorMarkell, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/DelmarvaConnect”>@DelmarvaConnect, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%23sandyde&src=typd”>#SandyDE,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%23stormde&src=typd”>#StormDE
  • District of Columbia: @DC_HSEMA, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/mayorvincegray”>@mayorvincegray, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/DCGovWeb”>@DCGovWeb,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/pepcoConnect”>@PepcoConnect
  • Maine: @MaineEMA, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/Governor_LePage”>@Governor_LePage, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/mainegov”>@Mainegov
  • Maryland: @MDMEMA, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/MDNG”>@MDNG, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/GovernorOMalley”>@governoromalley, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/TheMDTA”>@themdta, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/MDDisabilities”>@MDDisabilities<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/MarylandDHMH”>@MarylandDHMH,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/BACOemergency”>@BACOemergency, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/DelmarvaConnect”>@DelmarvaConnect, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/mainegov”>#MDSandy
  • Massachusetts: @MassEMA, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NWSBoston”>@NWSBoston, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/MassGovernor”>@MassGovernor, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/massgov”>@massgov,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/mbtaGM”>@mbtaGM, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/MassDOT”>@MassDOT, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MASandy&src=typd”>#MASandy, <a
    href=”http://twitter.com/notifyboston”>@notifyboston
  • New Jersey: @CMCGovernment, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NJOEM2010″>@NJOEM2010, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/CityofNewarkNJ”>@CityofNewarkNJ,<a
    href=”http://www.blogger.com/”>@camdencountynj,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/CityofHoboken”> @CityofHoboken, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/RedCrossNorthNJ”>@RedCrossNorthNJ, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/JCP_L”>@JCP_L,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/ACElecConnect”>@ACElecConnect,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/corybooker”> @CoryBooker, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/PSEGNews”>@PSEGNews
  • New York: @NewYorkCares, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NWSNewYorkNY”>@NWSNewYorkNY, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NYCMayorsOffice”>@NYCMayorsOffice,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo”>@NYGovCuomo <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/femaregion2″>@femaregion2, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/redcrossny”>@redcrossny, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/RedCrossMetroN”>@redcrossmetroN, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/ConEdison”>@ConEdison
  • North Carolina: @ProgEnergyNC_SC, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/ncgovoffice”>@NCGovOffice, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NCEmergency”>@NCEmergency,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/DukeEnergyStorm”>@DukeEnergyStorm, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NCPublicHealth”>@NCPublicHealth, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NCDOT”>@NCDOT
  • Pennsylvania: @PhilaOEM, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/philly311″>@philly311, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/GovernorCorbett”>@GovernorCorbett, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/PhiladelphiaGov”>@PhiladelphiaGov,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/RedCrossPhilly”>@RedCrossPhilly, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/PPLElectric”>@PPLElectric, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/AllentownMayor”>@AllentownMayor
  • Rhode Island: @RhodeIslandEMA, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/LincolnChafee”>@LincolnChafee, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/AmtrakNEC”>@AmtrakNEC,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/RIDOTNews”>@RIDOTNews, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/RIPTA_RI”>@RIPTA_RI, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/nationalgridus”>@nationalgridus,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SandyRI&src=hash”> #SandyRI
  • South Carolina: @SCEMD, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/postandcourier”>@postandcourier, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/SC_CERT”>@SC_Cert, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NWSCharlestonSC”>@NWSCharlestonSC,<a
    href=”https://twitter.com/wyffnews4″>@WYFFNews4, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/DukeEnergyStorm”>@DukeEnergyStorm
  • Vermont: @vemvt, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/GovPeterShumlin”>@GovPeterShumlin
  • Virginia: @GovernorVA, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/DomVAPower”>@DomVAPower, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/NBC12″>@NBC12, <a
    href=”https://twitter.com/VDEM”>@VDEM

Other useful Twitter accounts to follow:

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