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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The families directly affected by the Newtown tragedy had the first pick of the donations.
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.
UConn said more than 3,000 donors have given a combined $475,000 to the fund honoring the victims of the massacre.
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.
With a clipboard in hand, mother and teacher Terry Reichel coordinates an army of volunteers and an avalanche of donations.
Those in need can go to Amityville High School, where the supplies have been unloaded.
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.
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.
A front-end loader from the Department of Sanitation spent the morning plowing planks of wood that used to be the boardwalk.