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So far, 33 people have either resolved their shovel request or you have dug them. Job well done!
The neighbors below are still waiting for help. Here are the five things you can do to help:
1) Dig them out yourself
2) Blog about this on your own blog.
3) Tweet this post out. Kindly reference #SnowCrew and or @Neighbortweet
4) Share this on facebook.
5) If you live in Boston, Cambridge, or Somerville you can sign up to be notified…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I've been organizing SnowCrew for 4 years now and the last 2 from Washington DC. It's one of my favorite things to do but also can be really hard and stressful especially since I do this in my free time and I have a full time job.
This year we have made two awesome advancements and will be introducing phase 1 of SnowCrew.org in a couple of weeks.
What’s new so far this…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 4, 2014 at 12:20am — No Comments
It's Joseph Porcelli the volunteer organizer and founder of NeighborsForNeighbors.org writing to you for the first time from our new awesome digital communication management system powered and donated by GovDelivery (my employer).
As you know it's snowing like crazy right now and therefore I have activated SnowCrew. If you need shoveling assistance, please add your request on the …Continue
I have activated SnowCrew from ME to VA. If you or someone you know need assistance shoveling out from the storm, please share this post with them.
SnowCrew only works when nearby neighbors who can help shovel do. To be notified when a neighbor needs shoveling assistance, please up for email updates for…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 2, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments
Some info from the city of Boston:
Snow Emergency/Parking Ban: Snow Emergency and Parking Ban in Effect TOMORROW, Thursday, January 2 at NOON. Register for updates:cityofboston.gov/alertboston
Schools: Normal schedule on Thursday, January 2. Closed Friday, January…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 1, 2014 at 6:49pm — No Comments
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 19, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 18, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
The following is message from the Boston Police Department to All Residents of E-13 Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130.
TO ALL RESIDENTS IN DISTRICT E-13
District E-13 has seen an increase of breaking and entering incidents since the beginning of the year. Arrests have been made in some incidents, while many are still under investigation. We are asking you to help us prevent further victimization by observing our “Protect Your Home Tips” outlined…Continue
August 29, 2013 - We, at District E-13, have discovered a pattern of three young black males, teens, entering through windows during the early to mid evening, sometimes just reaching in and stealing a laptop or other items, in the South Street area. Although, these incidents are under investigation, we are asking you to help us prevent further victimization by observing our “Protect your Home” tips outlined below:
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on August 29, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments
Boston Police just released the National Night Out Boston 2013 11x17 poster for the celebration on Tuesday, August 6, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Malcolm X Park, Roxbury, Boston. I encourage you to download, share, and attend.
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on July 25, 2013 at 12:52pm — No Comments
I have been voluntarily running Neighbors For Neighbors since 2004 a labor of love because I know that being in service to each other makes the world a better place.
The funding for NeighborsForNeighbors.org comes solely from you our members.
It costs about $1,000 a year to keep this network up and running and cover operating expenses. I'd greatly appreciate if you chipped in a…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 20, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
If you do, please contact email@example.com or 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), prompt #3
Please share far and wide!…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 18, 2013 at 9:16pm — No Comments
This has been a tough week but your generosity to host survivors displaced by the Boston Marathon Bombing is a true testament to goodness of human kind. Thank you.
What we anticipate will be needed next is housing for the…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on April 18, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Please share this post far and wide to let our out of town Marathoners and guests know they have a place to say if they've been displaced. Also, this resource will be critical in the coming days for out-of-town family members and friends visiting loved ones injured in the explosions. …Continue
We've made awesome progress today. In total 26 neighbors have been dug out. 8 More still need help, 2 of which are out of state (we'll help anyone who asks).
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 10, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
There are many elderly and disabled neighbors who still need our help. In total, together we/SnowCrew have dug out 11 neighbors but there all these folks below still need out help.
Please pitch in where you can. Your help give these neighbors freedom, access to food and medicine, and greatly reduces their anxiety.
Today was a day many of us will remember for some time. In addition to digging yourselves out, many of you opted to help dig out your neighbors in need through SnowCrew.
In total, there have been 26 requests for assistance shoveling. Today, 9 homes/cars were dug out, 2 are still underway, and 16 others still need to be shoveled.
I want to give a special shot out to Jen Barnes, from HolonDesign.com who…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 9, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
It just got a lot easier to find out which of your nearby neighbors need help during and after the blizzard.
Fill out this form now to be notified when an elderly, disabled, or sick neighbor near you submits a request for assistance.
Then, if you are willing…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2013 at 6:48pm — No Comments
MEDIA ADVISORY 3.8.2013
NEIGHBORSFORNEIGHBORS.ORG ACTIVATES SNOWCREW
A FREE SELF-SERVE ONLINE SHOVELING TOOL FOR THE EDERLY, DISABLED, AND…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2013 at 12:45am — No Comments