From:   grimwomyn <grimwomyn@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Saturday, October 29, 2011 3:09:08 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Re: [september17discuss] WINTER AT LIBERTY PLAZA
 

yeah-- it's just that I can promote online and I dont want to add fuel

to the right wing fire.

 

On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 5:07 PM, beka economopoulos

<beka@notanalternative.net> wrote:

> Agreed, the "ask" is not "please come to Liberty Park" -- we don't need

> bodies there as much as we need:

>

> 1) Please drop off winter gear donations needed, as outlined in the list

> below.  (I don't understand what the problem with dropping off stuff at the

> UFT building is - that has been the OWS storage space for several weeks now,

> it is where everything is being stored and sorted and it is where we need

> materials ASAP.  If that is a big problem please go straight to the Comfort

> Station inside the park, but that effs up our systems a bit, better to go to

> OWS storage space at 52 Broadway.

>

> 2) Plan for opening up homes or indoor spaces for folks to sleep tonight.

> I'm not on this...anyone else?  Status update?

>

> Also: if materials can't be donated today/tonight, or tomorrow, they can be

> shipped (or purchased and arranged delivery) to this address:

>

> Shipping address:

> 118a Fulton St

> PO Box 205

> NY NY 10038

>

> Dropping off in person:

> Daily until 9pm at the United Federation of Teachers building, ground floor,

> 52 Broadway Ave.

> After 9pm at the OWS Comfort Station on the east side of Liberty Square (aka

> Zuccotti Park)

>

>

>

> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Victoria Sobel <victoria@showpaper.org>

> wrote:

>>

>> marissa i think more than getting people down here we need a solid plan

>> for where to put people tonight. ive been here all day and we'll be fine but

>> i have very SERIOUS concerns for a majority of the park that is not as well

>> prepared. yes we do need all those supplies but moreso we need to start

>> moving bodies. there will be enough people hold the space.

>>

>> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 4:41 PM, beka economopoulos

>> <beka@notanalternative.net> wrote:

>>>

>>> Hi, here is a list of urgent needs:

>>>

>>> - insulated gloves, wool hats, scarves

>>> - long underwear / smart wool thermal socks

>>> - 300 hand warmers, 300 foot warmers

>>> - waterproof boots in all sizes

>>> - disposable shoe covers

>>> - winter coats

>>> - hot beverages

>>> - thermal heaters

>>> - all weather sub-thermal sleeping bags

>>> - tarps

>>> - insulating tents; foam padding for inside of tents

>>> - wooden pallets to get tents off the ground

>>> - cots to get people off the ground

>>>

>>> It sounds like we have plywood for pallets and some tarps lined up for

>>> today.  Have 160 sub-zero sleeping bags that were just delivered today but

>>> need more!  The hand warmers and foot warmers would be greatly appreciated

>>> ASAP.  Winter gear, waterproof boots of all sizes, disposable shoe covers,

>>> mens/women's long underwear, cots are all needed.

>>>

>>> Items can be dropped off today and tomorrow (or all week) until 9pm at 52

>>> Broadway where we have ground floor storage in the United Federation of

>>> Teachers building.

>>>

>>> After 9pm donations can go to the Comfort station on the east side of

>>> Liberty Park (aka zuccotti park).

>>>

>>> Thanks,

>>>

>>> Beka

>>>

>>>

>>> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 4:21 PM, acpollack2@juno.com

>>> <acpollack2@juno.com> wrote:

>>>>

>>>> shovels?

>>>>

>>>> ---------- Original Message ----------

>>>> From: Marisa Holmes <marisaholmes@gmail.com>

>>>> To: september17@googlegroups.com

>>>> Subject: Re: [september17discuss] WINTER AT LIBERTY PLAZA

>>>> Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2011 23:19:47 +0300

>>>>

>>>> People Need the Following:

>>>> Emergency Blankets

>>>> Dry Socks, Gloves, and Hats

>>>> Payless gift certificates for Shoes

>>>> Towels

>>>> Plastic Bins

>>>> 3 post tents

>>>> In solidarity,�

>>>> Marisa

>>>>

>>>> 2011/10/29 Conor Tom�Reed <conortomasreed@gmail.com>

>>>>>

>>>>> Big ditto to Marisa's call, but let's also be sure to notify the camp

>>>>> that this is only a brief snow-flash. Next week will get warmer, so we'll

>>>>> have some time to figure out winter plans.

>>>>>

>>>>> http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/USNY0996

>>>>>

>>>>> snow solidarity!

>>>>> -Conor

>>>>>

>>>>> On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 4:12 PM, Marisa Holmes <marisaholmes@gmail.com>

>>>>> wrote:

>>>>>>

>>>>>> Hi everyone!

>>>>>> There is urgent support needed at Liberty Plaza.�

>>>>>> Winter has hit hard, and it is cold and wet.�

>>>>>> The occupiers request that everyone come�

>>>>>> as soon as possible to help with the transition.�

>>>>>> Reach out to your networks.�

>>>>>> This is a crucial turning point in the struggle.�

>>>>>> I have been at home in front of my computer,�

>>>>>> but I'm going back to streets.�

>>>>>> I hope to see you there.�

>>>>>> In solidarity,�

>>>>>> Marisa�

>>>

>>>

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