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
          Sandy relief?

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
          Sandy Relief.

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