K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers thanks you!
You made it possible for K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers to immediately respond to the needs of the children and families distressed by the storm!
K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers greatly appreciates your support of our Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts. Our work would not have been possible without donors like you!
Hurricane Sandy occurred on October 25, 2012. Immediately following the hurricane, K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers team members were on the ground responding to the needs of children and families severely stricken by this super storm. However, our efforts did not end there. With your support, we were able to deliver hope, uplift spirits, and provide basic day-to-day necessities to help families get back on their feet.
Thanks to your support, families were given an opportunity to go home again through our Extreme Home Makeovers.
Through the years, K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers has worked with various local community partners such as: The Legacy Center, Project Hospitality, and New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS), to assist in-need children and families. From 2012 through 2014, we have truly seen the value and impact of our donations on Sandy victims. Thanks to your generous contribution K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers was able to reach thousands of people affected by the storm.
On behalf of all the children and families who benefitted from K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers’ Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts, thank you! We could not have had such impact on the lives of so many affected by Sandy without your financial support.
Providing the Basics – 2012
In 2012, you allowed us to deliver hope in times of great despair. With your support, we were able to distribute over $20 million worth of brand new basic essentials, including diapers, apparel, shoes, blankets, and outerwear to Sandy victims in New York and New Jersey. Kitley, a mother of 3, who survived the 2010 Haiti earthquake and immigrated to New York just before Sandy hit, told us: “I couldn’t believe this was happening to me again. My children and I lost everything. K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers has provided us with winter clothes and so much more.”
Restoring Home – 2013
In 2013, K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers, in partnership with The Legacy Center, focused its efforts on families’ long-term needs by launching the Extreme Home Makeover – Sandy Edition. Our first makeover project was completed on November 27, 2013.
Betty lost everything as a result of Sandy, leaving her and her family homeless. As if that weren’t difficult enough, Betty’s husband had passed away that past June and she was recovering from lung cancer. In the midst of these difficult times, Betty never lost hope. Through our project, Betty and her great granddaughter, Amiricle, were able to move back into their home a year after it was destroyed, just in time for Thanksgiving!
Uplifting Spirits – 2013
On December 20, 2013, K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers continued to provide support and joined with local partners to hold a free Holiday Pop-Up shop in Far Rockaway, New York, to help provide happier holidays for people affected by the storm. More than 250 families received $2.5 million worth of brand new essentials, including clothing, shoes, home goods, and toys, which filled them with hope and joy during the holidays.
The Recovery Continues – 2014
Our partner, New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS) provides disaster readiness, response, and recovery services in New York City. Thanks to you, K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers has been able to provide NYDIS grants to assist families with small children through direct financial assistance. In August 2014, K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers delivered their latest grant to NYDIS. Stay tuned, and check out our Facebook page to learn how NYDIS is reaching children and families affected by Hurricane Sandy.