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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

Makeshift Shelter On Staten Island (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Staten Islanders Offer Assistance To One Another As Recovery From Sandy Continues

Cleaning supplies are at the top of the list of necessities needed by many residents.

11/04/2012

The Rockaways (credit: CBS 2)

The Best And Worst Of Humanity On Display In The Rockaways, Volunteers Reach Out While Looters Terrorize Storm Victims

Looters posing as Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) workers have been knocking on doors late at night, but locals said that help has yet to arrive.

11/03/2012

Occupy Wall Street's "Major Day Of Action" in New York City (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Running Out Of Money In NYC

A financial report on the group’s General Assembly website says at “the current rate of expenditure” the occupiers will be “out of money in THREE WEEKS.”

03/10/2012

Student volunteers at Eastport-South Manor Junior-Senior High School (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island School Hosts Holiday Charity Effort For Those Less Fortunate

Students, parents and teachers drove to local charities to drop off the donations, surprising hundreds of needy families who expected to receive nothing this Christmas.

12/23/2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami

Officials Warn Against Japan Relief Scams

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released some tips for New Yorkers planning to donate to Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.

03/16/2011

Salvation Army bell-ringer

White Plains Salvation Army Still Needs More Hams

After starting the week with just 10 hams, folks in the area delivered 400 hams to families in need, but the organization still needs a few more.

12/18/2010

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