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People receive aid from a Red Cross mobile distribution center on January 4, 2013 in the Midland Beach area of Staten Island, Jan. 4, 2013. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Red Cross Gives $500,000 Grant To Help NYC Seniors Still Recovering From Sandy

The funds will be used to help almost 5,700 senior citizens who live along the east and south shores of Staten Island, in the Coney Island and Red Hook sections of Brooklyn and the Far Rockaway section of Queens.

11/07/2013

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

AG: Charities To Release $10 Million In Unspent Donations To Sandy Recovery Effort

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday from hard-hit Long Beach on Long Island that the American Red Cross has pledged an additional $6 million to storm victims.

10/24/2013

A house ripped to shreds by Sandy in Seaside Heights (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Jersey Shore Communities Continue To Recover From Sandy

In Seaside Heights where the boardwalk is about to be rebuilt, Mayor Bill Akers said the best way to help the recovery is to make summer rental reservations now.

01/20/2013

Volunteers Hand Out Stuffed Animals In Belle Harbor (credit: CBS 2)

Kansas City Girl, 4, Helps Deliver Thousands Of Stuffed Animals To Young Sandy Survivors

The Schells are handing out the 200 stuffed animals they were able to bring with them. Another 1,600 are being shipped to New York for free by a Kansas City trucking company.

11/12/2012

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Veterans Assist In Rockaways Relief Effort On Veterans Day

Former members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have already given much to the country used this Veterans Day to help storm victims who were still hurting after Superstorm Sandy.

11/11/2012

Volunteer Participates In Day Of Service (credit: CBS 2)

Teams Of Volunteers Participate In Day Of Service To Help Sandy Relief Effort

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.

11/11/2012

Donations In Tottenville, Staten Island (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Relief Continues To Pour Into Staten Island Amid Massive Clean-Up Effort

The New York Public Library canceled its annual black tie fundraiser Friday and instead brought the food to a partially flooded catering hall in New Dorp to feed residents who still do not have power.

11/06/2012

Yankee Stadium (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Girardi, Sabathia To Greet Fans At Yankee Stadium Donation Drive

Donations for the relief effort are currently being accepted at Yankee Stadium outside Gate 2 and will be accepted through the end of the week.

11/06/2012

A police car drives by a downed tree in Red Hook, Brooklyn, after Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage in the area. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Youth Organization In Brooklyn Shifts Focus To Help With Sandy Relief Effort

Red Hook Initiative has been busy supplying food and medical assistance to the sick and elderly.

11/05/2012