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.
Cleaning supplies are at the top of the list of necessities needed by many residents.
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.
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.”
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.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released some tips for New Yorkers planning to donate to Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.
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.