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Super Storm Sandy Assistance

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Paying It Forward Foundation


We are a New Jersey-based, 100% non-profit foundation dedicated to lending a hand to families and individuals that are struggling and in need of assistance due to disasters, disabilities, or any other hardships or special needs.


PAYING IT FORWARD: To act generously without expectation of being paid back; in the hope the recipient pays it forward to someone else.
"When you learn, teach. When you get, give." -Maya Angelou

We are committed to assisting those in need through any acts of kindness and relief, where we will make a difference in someone's life by providing them the talents of multiple volunteers who donate time and skills to bring relief to those most affected thus: "PAYING IT FORWARD"

Company Overview

Pay It Forward is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping families and individuals who are struggling due to disability, special needs, illness or other unforeseen circumstances. Our goal is to bring smiles and a sigh of relief to those most in need.

We are volunteers who came together as a result of Hurricane Sandy, initially assisting in shelters and participating in clothing and food drives. We have expanded to focus on helping affected communities and homeowners with restoration and rebuilding efforts throughout New York and New Jersey. The needs in these areas are great, and include items Link image



Bucket Brigade NJ - Ortley Beach, NJ

Bucket Brigade


We are an independent, private organization collecting and distributing supplies for the Barrier Island communities.


-Receiving, organizing, and storing contributive donations
-Connecting residents to the necessary relief resources, i.e. volunteers/workers to gut homes, assist with mold remediation, dig and muck out properties
-Providing staples such as cleaning supplies, tools, water, and non-perishable food to residents
-Contacting and organizing volunteers and matching them with service projects
-Providing hot meals for residents and volunteers
-Procuring and storing phase two and three needs such as building supplies and appliances
-Raising awareness and maintaining the visibility of the evolving predicament of the Barrier Island residents


The Bucket Brigade is a homegrown, grassroots initiative focused on providing the following relief services to the Sandy effected residents and businesses of the Barrier Islands of New Jersey: Link image