This is a delicious co-optation of both the wedding industrial complex and the corporate-ness of Amazon.com for the purpose of Sandy relief efforts:
Shipping Address: Occupy Sandy – Brooklyn, New York
Event Date: November 15, 2012
Couples’ Style: Warm, non-perishable
Description: Help donate to the victims of Hurricane Sandy by shipping items to the Occupy Sandy relief outpost at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in Clinton Hill (520 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238). Our team: John Heggestuen, Alex Nordenson, and Katherine Dolan. We are Brooklyn residents and are in touch with the Occupy Sandy team who will receive the shipped items and organize daily deliveries to priority response areas. We are the updating the registry as we get updates on what is needed most in affected areas. PLEASE pay for the most expedited shipping – these items are needed ASAP! Please follow us on Twitter for further updates: @SandyRegistry ***If you are having any issues with the "Gift Registry" saved address for the church not auto-populating please enter it manually: The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew 520 Clinton Ave Brooklyn, New York 11238 ***
NOTE: This couple has requested no gift wrap.
You don’t have to buy 500 of anything, or spend money you don’t have, this is a collective effort. That’s how shit gets done-with many hands and serious intention. And subversion.