Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hurrican Sandy Relief – Adopt a Family


Coldwell Banker Adopt-a-Family- Attached is the information form for the donor and the information form for your families to fill out with simple instructions. It will be a very simple procedure:


1.The family will fill out the short application (below) along with a copy of their drivers license and photos of the family if possible(photos not required.)

2. The requesting family is not limited to size or familial status and is at qualifying discretion reviewed and based on circumstances and proper identification.

3. Willing Donors can make the request to adopt through a short application request by emailing directly to: Subject: adopt a family.  And we will immediately forward the donor application.

4. Anyone can register to be a donor and it can be a joint or individual effort. It can be a group, your company, you and your family, etc. At times of need everyone is welcome to adopt, especially with The Holiday Season and a cold winter approaching!

5. We will  match the family and donor on a first come first serve, or case by case discovery or request of special needs.

6. The donor and family will be notified of the adoption by email and a telephone call.

 I know all of you will want to be donors for families in need and We already have donors in the waiting for the applicants so let’s get this going!!



Additional Sandy Relief Information:

Hurricane Sandy Relief Information 

For those who need assistance due to the devastation Hurricane Sandy has caused, NJAR® has compiled a list of relief efforts to help you.

REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF)

NJAR® is coordinating efforts with the National Association of REALTORS® and the REALTORS® Relief Foundation to get assistance to New Jersey residents.  More information on applying for assistance will be available shortly.  Additionally, please note that funds contributed to the RRF will help NJ residents directly. For those who can, your help is needed.  To make a donation, please click here.


HUD Disaster Resources: 


FEMA Accepting Disaster Relief Applications:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now accepting applications from residents and business owners who sustained losses in Atlantic County, Cape May County, Essex County, Hudson County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Ocean County and Union County.
*If you wish to apply by phone rather than the Internet, please dial 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362).


IRS Gives Additional Time to Taxpayers and Preparers Affected by Hurricane Sandy; File and Pay by Nov. 7

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)  announced today (Nov. 1) that  it is granting  taxpayers and tax preparers affected by Hurricane Sandy until Nov. 7 to file returns and accompanying payments normally due today. The relief applies to taxpayers and tax preparers in an area affected by Hurricane Sandy or otherwise impacted by the storm that hit the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States this week. This relief primarily applies to businesses whose payroll and excise tax returns and payments were due. View the full press release.
IRS Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief for Individuals and Businesses – click here


The Red Cross: 

*If you wish to call, please dial 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-27677)


New Jersey Office of Attorney General’s temporary hotlines activated due to power outages: 


New Jersey power company information: