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Lightning strikes during a thunder storm as seen over a tornado devastated home on May 23, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoboken Councilman Coordinates Tornado Relief Efforts With Oklahoma Church

Upon seeing the heartbreaking devastation play out on his television screen, Tim Occhipinti, a Hoboken councilman, started making calls. Eventually he reached a Wal-Mart in Oklahoma City.

05/23/2013

FILE -- A pair of angel wings and balloons stand after being offered at a makeshift shrine to the victims of a elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., on Dec.16, 2012. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Monetary Distributions To Newtown Victims, Families On Hold

The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, which is overseeing more than $11 million, postponed public hearings with the victims’ families planned for Tuesday and Wednesday.

05/07/2013

TD Five Boro Bike Tour (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Strong Support For Boston At Expo In Advance Of 5 Boro Bike Tour

A bike expo was held Friday and Saturday in advance of the Five Boro Bike Tour, and plenty of people were making a point of showing support for Boston.

05/04/2013

Susan Stillwaggon

N.J. Woman Charged With Faking 9-Year-Old Son’s Cancer, Collecting Money

A New Jersey mother was charged this week with lying to multiple people and saying her son had cancer – including the 9-year-old boy himself.

04/27/2013

Danielle Stevens Jewelry B Strong Bracelet (credit: Danielle Stevens)

NY Jewelry Designer Donating All Proceeds From ‘B Strong’ Bracelets To Boston Charity

Danielle Stevens said there are no profits gained from the sale of the B Strong bracelets, with 65 percent of all sales going to The One Fund Boston.

04/23/2013

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Metropolitan Museum of Art Accused Of Duping Visitors On Fees

A lawyer is suing the Metropolitan Museum of Art, claiming the institution is purposely misleading people about how much they have to pay to get in.

03/25/2013

Donated toys in Newtown, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Kids Pick Out Donated Gifts Sent To Newtown Following Shooting Rampage

The families directly affected by the Newtown tragedy had the first pick of the donations.

02/25/2013

The Who perform during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Relief Organizations Receive Donations Brought In By 12-12-12 Concert

The Robin Hood Foundation has already sent checks to more than 160 organizations involved in the relief effort. The charity has been thinking small in its distribution of the funds.

12/31/2012

A sign for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is seen on a telephone pole in the business area of Newtown, Connecticut, on December 15, 2012.  (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

UConn Scholarship Fund In Honor Of Newtown Massacre Victims Pulls In Nearly $500K In A Week

UConn said more than 3,000 donors have given a combined $475,000 to the fund honoring the victims of the massacre.

12/24/2012

CBS 2 "Holiday Hero" Cat Guarnieri of Staten Island. (Photo: CBS 2)

Staten Island’s Cat Guarnieri A ‘Holiday Hero’ For Providing Food, Clothes For Sandy Victims

Cat Guarnieri has been feeding victims of Hurricane Sandy since the storm hit. Nearly two months later, she and a group of volunteers called “The Yellow Team,” are supplying more than 3,000 hot meals every day.

12/20/2012

Island Park volunteer Terry Reichel (credit: CBS 2)

Island Park Resident Named ‘Holiday Hero’ For Spearheading Donation Distribution Following Sandy

With a clipboard in hand, mother and teacher Terry Reichel coordinates an army of volunteers and an avalanche of donations.

12/18/2012

Volunteers unload supplies at Amityville High School (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Two Truckloads Of Supplies Donated By New Orleans Residents Arrive On Long Island

Those in need can go to Amityville High School, where the supplies have been unloaded.

11/20/2012

Workers with The Father's Heart Ministry Center get a delivery of supplies from the  New York City Coalition Against Hunger and US Army National Guard on November 1, 2012 as New Yorkers cope with the aftermath  of Hurricane Sandy. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Where To Donate Or Volunteer To Sandy Relief Effort

If you are looking for ways to offer support in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, many organizations are looking for extra manpower or resources to aid in the relief effort.

11/12/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

PepsiCo, Wal-Mart Step Up For Storm Aid In New York

PepsiCo and Wal-Mart have stepped up to donate supplies to the state of New York in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday was encouraging other corporations to do the same.

11/04/2012

Piles Of Donated Clothes And Other Goods In The Rockaways (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Some Of The Relief Effort In The Rockaways Remains Disorganized

A front-end loader from the Department of Sanitation spent the morning plowing planks of wood that used to be the boardwalk.

11/04/2012

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