Update #3 ·

Update on December 20, 2012

WE DID IT! Thanks to you, we met our goal and have over 25,000 signatures in support of rebuilding Fire Island's dunes and protecting Long Island's future. Now is when the work really begins. We are in the process of hand delivering petitions to our elected officials as they begin fighting for and debating our cause. We encourage each of you to tweet and post our petition on elected officials pages as well.

Below is a sample of what you can post:

@ChuckSchumer Protect Long Island and pass funding to rebuild Fire Island Dunes. 25,000 signed our petition: causes.com/fireislandpetition.

@SenGillibrand Protect Long Island and pass funding to rebuild Fire Island Dunes. 25,000 signed our petition: causes.com/fireislandpetition.

@TimBishopNY Protect Long Island and pass funding to rebuild Fire Island Dunes. 25,000 signed our petition: causes.com/fireislandpetition.

@RepSteveIsrael Protect Long Island and pass funding to rebuild Fire Island Dunes. 25,000 signed our petition: causes.com/fireislandpetition.

@tomcroci Protect Long Island and pass funding to rebuild Fire Island Dunes. 25,000 signed our petition: causes.com/fireislandpetition.

@SuffExecBellone Protect Long Island and pass funding to rebuild Fire Island Dunes. 25,000 signed our petition: causes.com/fireislandpetition.

And/or please post the following on the Facebook pages below:
Protect Long Island and pass funding to rebuild Fire Island Dunes. 25,000 signed our petition: causes.com/fireislandpetition.

http://www.facebook.com/chuckschumer
http://www.facebook.com/KirstenGillibrand
http://www.facebook.com/RepTimBishop
http://www.facebook.com/israelforcongress
http://www.facebook.com/SuffolkCountyExecutiveStevenBellone
http://www.facebook.com/crociforislip

Thank you again for all of your support! Together we will make this happen!
Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year.

Campaign closed

Want to do more? Learn how you can donate to help in the relief efforts at: www.causes.com/fireislandrelief. In Hurricane Sandy's aftermath, most of Fire Island's dunescape was flattened, leaving Villages once shielded by imposing walls of sand and vegetation naked to the elements. The dunes on Fire Island are to its residential dwellings what Fire Island is to the South Shore of Long…

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