Hurricane Sandy Relief Information
Doctor Theodore A. Atlas Foundation
12/27/12, Submitted by Lorna Tumambing - Office Manager
Q 1: What is the approximate dollar amount of donations and pledges that
your organization has received to date in response to Hurricane Sandy?
A 1: As of December 21, 2012, approximately $200,000 was received.
Q 2: Will these funds be used solely for Hurricane Sandy relief? If not,
approximately what portion will be used for Hurricane Sandy relief and
what other purposes will funds be used for?
A 2: These funds will be used for Hurricane Sandy victims.
Q 3: Approximately how much has your organization spent to date on Hurricane
A 3: So far, a minimal amount of approximately $5,000 was spent to provide immediate needs
to Hurricane Sandy victims and a holiday event for the children and families affected
by Hurricane Sandy.
Q 4: What services has your organization provided to those affected by Hurricane
Sandy? What populations or geographical areas are being served by your
organization in response to Hurricane Sandy? What services does it expect to
provide in the future?
A 4: Our organization delivered food, clothing, cleaning supplies, toiletries and water to
the hardest hit areas of Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens. We are in the process of
establishing a fair and appropriate criteria so the money can be used to assist the
people most impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Q 5: Has your organization provided funding to other organizations for Hurricane
Sandy relief efforts? If so, which organizations have received those funds
and what is the approximate dollar amount provided to them? How does
your organization determine the need for funding?
A 5: Our organization will not provide funding to other organizations. We will only
provide assistance to the people directly affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Q 6: Has your organization provided, or does it intend to provide, direct financial
assistance to individuals, families or businesses for Hurricane Sandy relief?
If so, what is the approximate dollar amount that your organization
has provided to date and approximately how much direct financial assistance
does it expect to provide in the future? How does your organization
determine the need for assistance?
A 6: Our organization intends to provide direct financial assistance to individuals and
families, not commercial establishments.
Q 7: Does your organization have a plan in place on how to use any surplus funds
not spent for Hurricane Sandy relief? If so, please describe that plan.
A 7: No. All proceeds designated for Hurricane Sandy Relief will be used for Hurricane