29% has gone to provide individual and emergency assistance, such as water, blankets, cash grants and organizational support in the immediate wake of the storm; also includes $2 million grant to New York City Non-Profit Recovery Loan Program.
27% to groups offering housing assistance, such as home repairs and renovations, mold remediation, rental assistance and moving fees.
18% to benefits/legal counseling which includes helping people apply for FEMA and other benefits (unemployment insurance, food stamps), assistance navigating insurance claims, filing appeals for insurance/FEMA denials, and other legal assistance.
13% to medical and mental health support, including counseling services, nursing care and medical supplies
10% to food pantries and soup kitchens which provided hundreds of thousands of meals to storm victims.
2% to groups helping people find/train for new jobs.
1% to education programs that provided tutoring to displaced students and day care services.
Fergie, will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo are New York’s newest poverty-fighting superheroes. A portion of the Concert 4 NYC’s proceeds will fund a partnership between the Black Eyed Peas’ Peapod Foundation and Robin Hood to open three Peapod Academies in New York City. Learn more.