I have heard from a member of OccupyDC that they are in urgent need of food (vegetarian) for the next couple of days.
Apparently, there is some difficulty with the livestream and setting up pizza delivery, part of which is due to MacPherson Sq having crummy cellular coverage.
So definitely for the next few days, we in the DC area need to come together and bring our community food.
I am organizing a network of cooks to provide help at this critical juncture. Please message me if you are in MD, NOVA, or DC, and willing to cook.
There is also a need for warm clothes, blankets, tarps, etc.
3:09 PM PT: Those in MD who want to help can either drop stuff off at my house or I can pick it up. Right now, it would be better for me to pick it up as I have people recovering from illness in my house. Please message me if you want to help and we will get the ball rolling. Folks in VA and DC who want to help, message me and be patient--I'm trying to come up with a place or person in NOVA who can be a central location for donations.
Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 3:27 PM PT: OK, I've got a page for Liberty Plaza now, where you can donate money or pizza:
The simultaneous occupation of two squares by different groups is creating some confusion around here, and it also presents challenges--DC unlike many cities started with two squares worth of occupiers. We will need extra supplies because of that--an infrastructure challenge for us!
So far, I've got people who want to deliver to MacPherson and I need people for help with Liberty Plaza.