If You Want to Help

Donate to the Hardship Fund:
The Stony Brook Hardship Fund, which was established through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), can help Stony Brook University community members affected by a sudden and unexpected event. By request of President Stanley, the Fund has been opened to students in need as well. Click to donate or read more.

Donate food at athetic events:
Stony Brook Athletics will be accepting non-perishable canned food items at all basketball games in November beginning this weekend. Those who make a donation will receive a voucher for a free game ticket to a future women's basketball home contest for each item they donate. There will be a limit of 4 free tickets per donation and game choices will be listed on reverse side of voucher. Please bring all non-perishable donations to the Indoor Sports Complex where drop off boxes will be located at the entrance to Pritchard Gymnasium and all items will be distributed to those in need as a result of Hurricane Sandy.   

Give Blood:
Stony Brook University Hospital Blood Bank is located on the main level of the hospital (Level 5) near the main hospital elevators, in Suite 5000. Visitors should park in the Hospital parking garage. Donors receive free parking.

Hours of Operation

To accommodate donors, we strongly encourage that appointments be made in advance by calling the Blood Bank directly. The Blood Bank is open six days a week as follows:
Monday-Friday, 7:45 AM to 8 PM
Saturday, 8:45 AM to 4 PM

To make an appointment that is convenient for you, please call the Blood Bank at (631) 444-DONATE (444-3662) or 444-2634. Please let us know if you need a language interpreter or require any other accommodations.

Visit the SBU Alumni Association Facebook page or LinkedIn group (or Tweet to @stonybrookalum) to let your University community know how you're doing. Let your fellow alumni know if you have resources and advice to share with other Seawolves who are without power, Internet, transportation, or basic needs.

Off-campus Organizations:

American Red Cross - Greater New York Region
Recruiting volunteer healthcare professionals and accepting donations. Visit www.redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. 

Salvation Army USA
The Salvation Army is accepting donations for Hurricane Sandy relief here.

Occupy Sandy
Occupy Sandy is a coordinated relief effort to help distribute resources and volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by Hurricane Sandy.  Donate, volunteer, or locate a shelter.