Given the lovely weather outside, we've activated SnowCrew again.
Some things to keep in mind:
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 19, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments
Good Morning Neighbors,
These 5 neighbors still need your help shoveling out:
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 10, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
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.
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 9, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Joseph Porcelli (Chief Neighbor) on March 8, 2013 at 11:38am — No Comments
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:
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
A massive snow storm is expected to hit Boston this Friday and dump 1 to 2 feet of snow!
While snow storms can be fun, they can also cause a lot hardship for our elderly, disabled, and sick neighbors as snow makes it very difficult to for them to get basics such as food, medicine, and getting around town.
Yesterday we did a pilot test of our new program - SnowCrew. SnowCrew is a group of neighbors who volunteer to coordinate and help shovel out neighbors in need after snow storms.
Leveraging the GroundCrew.us people logistics platform, volunteer "dispatchers" send volunteer "shovelers" on missions to shovel out neighbors who…Continue
We've got an exciting new project we’ll be testing out this Wednesday during the snow storm - we are expecting well over a foot of snow!
We are going to be using a super cool new technology called GroundCrew to coordinate those of your who…Continue