We’re just now learning what level the devastation that Hurricane Sandy caused on the East Coast, specifically in New York City and New Jersey, and people are starting to send the wagons around to raise money to assist those in need. We learned yesterday that mentions of blood donation and the Red Cross skyrocketed on Twitter during the peak of the storm, and other organizations are starting to get involved.
According to Wikipedia, Hurricane Sandy has caused 110 fatalities with one person missing, and an estimated $50 billion in damage. Katrina cost $108 billion to recover from, and some areas and folks haven’t been afforded the chance to even recover.
Silicon Valley is slowly getting into gear, with Yahoo! doing its normal fundraising on its homepage. There’s only one problem, though: It doesn’t seem like the site is raising that much money. Now mind you, any money during…
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