Day Of Service
Hundreds of people across the Tri-State area will spend Monday helping others in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined National Guard troops to deliver much-needed goods to residents of Long Beach and Far Rockaway. He also thanked volunteers who pitched in for helping to make a difference in the relief effort.
New York City held a day of service Saturday in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, to assist those who have been devastated by Superstorm Sandy.
After nearly two weeks, some residents were just returning to Staten Island Saturday.
The Harvey School teamed up with Habitat For Humanity to require all students to take part in a day of service.
Each fall, New York Cares brings volunteers to schools to paint murals, refresh classrooms, organize libraries, and brighten up playgrounds.
From a park in Astoria to a soup kitchen in the East Village and a school in Crown Heights, the 9/11 Day of Service was an effort to rekindle the spirit of togetherness that united New York after the terror attacks.