An over the hill Church based basketball group of friends formed the core of about 150 volunteers in the Rockaway who have served as "boots on the ground" for locally based recovery. They were featured prominantly in last nights 12-12-12 concert, assaulting any Hollywood stars who took themselves too seriously.
Your Church or KOC, or soccer club or baseball league, the coaches, the PTA and your other volunteers already exist. IF you want to be a part of your community get active now, for friendships, for emergency planning or just to have a few guys to watch football with on Sunday. This is New York at its best.
We are not used to waiting for Goverment help. We are not quick to take aid when its offered, and we are not easily beaten or intimidated.
Rock on Greybeards. 40 is just the beginning.