Colleen’s Story

by Mitchel and Dana Hurricane Sandy survivor Colleen F. is a resident of Little Egg Harbor, NJ. Colleen has resided here for the past 30 years and has raised her daughter in this small community-oriented town. Colleen has a significant presence in her community. For years, her family has attended church at St. Theresa’s, where Read More »

Denise’s Story

as told by Ricky and Daisey When Superstorm Sandy first hit, all Denise Vaccaro felt was a sense of panic. She had no direction and didn’t know what to do about the upcoming storm. Denise had to be convinced by multiple people that she had to leave and she barely left with enough time. The Read More »

Chuck’s Story

by Jonathan and Meira When Superstorm Sandy struck New Jersey, it washed away or flooded many homes. Flooded, too, were the minds of survivors as the process of rebuilding caused enormous strain. Given this, it is hard to believe that there are many survivors like Chuck Griffin. Chuck, a resident of Little Egg and a Read More »

Alison’s Story

by Mikaela and Sean Having moved around quite a bit in her adult years, Alison was used to large storms and the impacts they had on her communities. Hurricanes such as Irene and Sandy and the derecho in 2012 wreaked havoc, leaving the state of both her home and surroundings each with more problems than Read More »