Remember Hurricane Sandy?
The woman does. Monica Byrne, a restauranter who lives and works in Red Hook brooklyn, gave this Ted talk about the disaster, and why she organized her own charity to distribute aid directly in her neighborhood to people who needed it.
I give away a lot of money, so I found it very interesting.
Also, though I have never met Monica in person, I feel like I know her because we both are on the Shomernet list server, organized around alumni and friends or my mother’s yourth group, and she made a lasagna whose recipe was printed in the FOOD section of the New York times a few years ago, which I have made many times, and will perhaps make for Passover.