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An initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City.
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Hope Everyone is OK After Sandy

Posted by Family and PlayLab (Creator)

Hi All, 

Just a note amongst the recovery efforts and news surrounding Hurricane Sandy that all of us at + POOL hope that you and your loved ones are all dry and safe.  Things are still pretty weird here in blacked-out Lower Manhattan, but it's nothing compared to how places like Staten Island, Breezy Point other neighborhoods across NY and NJ were hit.  The resilience, camaraderie and patience city-wide has been incredible, and we hope everything can get cleaned-up, rebuilt, and turned back on soon.

If you would like to and are able to help in any way please volunteer or donate:

Text: RECOVERY to 52000 to donate $10 to United Way Hurricane Recovery

Staten Island

RockawaysThe Rockaways Waterfront Alliance has setup a food, water, supplies drop-off center at Firehouse 59 at 5803 Rockaways Beach Blvd (Beach 59th St.)

Red Hook


Councilmen Lander's office has set-up a food, water, supplies drop-off center at Church of Ascension 122 Java St.

Lower East Side

The Family + PlayLab + POOL offices are still without power and our access to email and phone service is spotty at best, so our apologies for any inconvenience.  We should be able to get back into the office on Monday.

Huge thanks for all the efforts across the city and please take care everyone! 

Dong, Jeff and Archie


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