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Snowcrew Activated: Spread the Word To Your Neighbors

Neighbors,

As you've heard, we are in for severe winter weather beginning tonight that will effect those of you from VT to VA. Because of this we've activated …

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 4, 2014 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Snowcrew Activated to Help Those Who Need Help With This Week's Snow Storms

CONTACT:

Joseph Porcelli - Snowcrew Founder and Volunteer Organizer

857-222-4420 - joseph.porcelli@gmail.com - 
@JosephPorcelli

http://neighborsforneighbors.org/page/snowcrew

Washington, DC, February 3, 2014 - Snowcrew has…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 3, 2014 at 8:44pm — No Comments

PLEASE SHARE: SnowCrew for the City of Buffalo and Erie County NY?

Neighbors,

I'd like to activate Snow Crew for Buffalo and Erie County NY to help elderly, disabled and sick neighbors get shoveled out from the Blizzard. Before I do, I need 300 volunteers. 

Please share this post an video with people you know who live there. 

To sign up to volunteer and notified when a neighbor inBuffalo or Erie County NY need shoveling assistance click "Sign up to help" on the…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 7, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

These Neighbors Still Need To Be Shovel Out - Can you Help?

Neighbors, 

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…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 4, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Join the SnowCrew Outreach and OperationsTeam!

Neighbors,

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…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 4, 2014 at 12:20am — No Comments

Sign up for SnowCrew Updates by Neighborhood and Emergency Updates from the City and State

Neighbors,

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 …

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 2, 2014 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

SnowCrew has been activated from ME to VA

Neighbors,

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…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on January 2, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

PLEASE HELP: These neighbors are still snowed in!

Good Evening Neighbors,


Welcome to all of our new members! For those of you in the greater Boston area, you've been busy the last few days requesting shoveling assistance or volunteering to help dig out your neighbors. It's been truly…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 19, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The list of elders and people with disabilities who need help shoveling from last night's storm

Good Morning Neighbors,



Below is the current list of elders and people with disabilities who need help shoveling out from last night's storm. Please keep an eye on the SnowCrew Page as more request for help will be added as the day progresses. 



Please also forward this email to your neighbors and friends in other…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 18, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

These Seniors in Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Roslindale and West Roxbury are Still Snowed In

Neighbors,



Last this afternoon I learned that there are a bunch of seniors still snowed in that need help digging out. I know this is a lot to ask, especially given the snow is more difficult to move, but I really concerned about these folks and hope you can help. If you are not in a position to help out, please share this post on facebook and twitter.



Here is who needs help by…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on December 16, 2013 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

SnowCrew Activated 3/19/2013 Get and Give Help Shoveling Out

Neighbors,

Given the lovely weather outside, we've activated SnowCrew again. 

Click here to ask for help or to sign up to be notified when an elderly, disabled, or neighbor in need requests shoveling assistance.

 

Some things to keep in mind:

  • If you plan on shoveling a neighbor out, leave a comment on the request so others know you are one your…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 19, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments

UPDATED: These 3 Neighbors Still Need Your Help Shoveling Out:

Good Morning Neighbors,

These 5 neighbors still need your help shoveling out:

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 10, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

After your morning-joe, pick up a shovel and heave-ho!

Mornin' Neighbors:

Here is the list of elderly, disabled, and sick/injured neighbors who need your helping digging out this morning. By digging them out, you enable them to go about their lives and do essential things like get to the food store, pharmacy, and doctors office. If you need help or want to be notified of who needs help, visit the SnowCrew page

Down the…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 9, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

SnowCrew Activated Friday 3/8: Help dig out elderly and disabled neighbors

Neighbors,

How much faith do you have left in our ability to predict snow? Yesterday, it was not supposed to be much, now today - hello.

Given there is a lot of snow on the ground, we've activated SnowCrew from NJ to NH. Click here to ask for help or to sign up to be notified when an elderly, disabled, or neighbor in need requests…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 8, 2013 at 11:38am — No Comments

Please let us know how we can make SnowCrew better

Neighbors,

We'd appreciate it if you took a couple moments to tell us what tell what you think is working well about SnowCrew and where we need to focus our attention to make it better. 

Here is an idea of the kind of feedback we are looking for:

  1. If you requested shoveling assistance, how did requesting help go? Was anything confusing, do we need better instructions - something else?
  2. If you signed up to be notified when someone near you requests help, how…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 22, 2013 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

SNOWCREW: List of Neighbors Who Still Need to Be Dug Out 3.10.2013 7:00PM

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). 

Boston:

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 10, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

SNOWCREW: List of Neighbors Who Still Need to Be Dug Out

Hey Neighbors,

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. 

Allston-Brighton:

  • 6 Melton Rd Brighton, MA Allston-Brighton MA…
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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 10, 2013 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

SnowCrew Recap 2.9.2013L Thank You Shovelers, SeeClickFix and HolonDesign.com

Neighbor,

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…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 9, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

How to Find out Which of Your Neighbors Need Assistance During the Blizzard

Neighbors,

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…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2013 at 6:48pm — No Comments

MEDIA ADVISORY: SnowCrew - Free Shoveling Assistance for the Elderly, Disabled, and Sick in Boston

MEDIA ADVISORY 3.8.2013

Contact: Joseph Porcelli

Phone: 857-222-4420

Email: Jporcelli@neighborsforneighbors.org

NEIGHBORSFORNEIGHBORS.ORG ACTIVATES SNOWCREW

A FREE SELF-SERVE ONLINE SHOVELING TOOL FOR THE EDERLY, DISABLED, AND…

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Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on February 8, 2013 at 12:45am — No Comments

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