Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a $52 million grant to bring social service providers to 40 community schools in high-need neighborhoods.
The donations collected after Sandy struck on Oct. 29 will go to communities in seven states: Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia.
In the week since the horrific school massacre, a generous outpouring of offers to help have been pouring into Newtown from all over the country.
The United Way is now working with a committee of residents and local leaders to decide how to spend money that was donated in the wake of the shooting.
In Coney Island, some free meals for victims of Superstorm Sandy went untouched. Maybe the area is finally starting to get back to normal. Of the 1,000 hot meals prepared for lunch at Our Lady of Solace Church on Friday, about 600 were served.
The idea is to boost communication and response. The devastating Halloween weekend freak snowstorm wiped out power to most residents, some for more than a week.
The Jets legend made it clear Tuesday night that he favors Mark Sanchez to be the starting quarterback for his old team over Tim Tebow.
The non-profit has launched a 90-day social media campaign, called “What’s on the Table?” to increase the awareness of New Yorkers to issue of hunger in New York City and how people can donate, advocate and volunteer.
As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, more than a hundred non-profits have already registered for Westchester County’s Serve and Learn: Westchester Remembers 9/11 event on September 9.
Finding help in Westchester County is now just a simple phone call away
Westchester County and United Way are teaming up to offer a financial helpline to give free and reliable advice on any and all money matters.
Winter weather will be upon the tri-state soon enough, but state and federal programs designed to assist homeowners heat their homes could soon run out of money.