Update 11/1/12, 3:50pm: Direct from the NYC Parks Department Website:
Many of New York City’s parks and playgrounds were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. If you would like to volunteer with the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation to aid in clean up and recovery, please review the list of parks and playgrounds below that are in need of assistance this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Click the links below to sign up in your borough and be sure to check back for updates on other parks in need of volunteers!
- Van Cortlandt Park
- Orchard Beach
- Prospect Park
- McCarren Park
- Happy Warrior Playground
- Annunciation Park
- Carl Schurz Park
- Anne Loftus Playground (at Fort Tryon Park)
- Randall’s Island (Friday and Saturday only)
(Friday and Saturday only)
- Brookville Park
- Baisley Pond Park
The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City is accepting financial donations from organizations and individuals to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Visit the Mayor’s Fund page to make a donation.