is a free, one-day event to help support our communities heavily affected by
Hurricane Sandy for both now and in the future!
In drawing from the wisdom of our ancestors who lived a life
close to the earth, this training for youth, families, and community shows how our
ancient ways can inform our modern lives and strengthen our well being, safety,
Stories from those affected by the storm have been severe
with their shelter, water, fire, and food supplies all compromised. In many
regions we have families moving in with other family members just to meet these
We need your help!
We want to offer this training now and broadly without cost
getting in the way!
Have you felt like you wish there was something you could
do? Imagine supporting us to go to these regions and put skills and awareness
training on the ground to support immediate relief and lasting resilience! The
next storm is coming; let’s band together and act now!
We’re starting right here on the Jersey shore! Act now! Help
us help them! This new knowledge can become the wisdom that once again informs
our decisions and keeps our future generations at the center of our hearts and
The more we raise, the more trainings we’ll run. $5 gets us
closer. $10 pays for one youth or teen. $25 pays for one family. $50 increases
the total number of people we will ultimately reach!
Click our Donate button in the left hand column of your screen to join the effort!
Our pledge to you is you’ll see our report and hear the
stories from the program within the next three months!
With overflowing gratitude and unwavering hope for our
Matt Abatelli and the entire COTEF staff