Volunteerism

President Barack Obama shakes hands with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie before speaking about rebuilding efforts following last year's Superstorm Sandy at the Asbury Park Convention Hall in Asbury Park, New Jersey on May 28, 2013.  (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Takes President Obama’s ‘Pajama Boy’ Health Care Ad To Task

Chris Christie has jumped on the bandwagon. He’s not a fan of President Barack Obama’s latest ad pushing the uninsured to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, either.

12/19/2013

Lenny Callas, a Hurricane Sandy volunteer, opened her home to a mother and her children after they were displaced by the storm. (Photo: CBS 2)

Going Above And Beyond: Sandy Volunteer Opens Her Home To Displaced Family

It’s a tight fit in the Callas home these days: two families sharing the same space. People from Astoria made room for victims of the storm — a displaced mother and her two children.

11/29/2012

Supplies for hurricane victims at St. Francis De Sales. (credit: CBS 2)

Still Plenty Of Ways You Can Lend A Hand To Hurricane Victims This Weekend

One of the places all volunteers will be put to work is St. Francis De Sales in the Rockaways. It is a distribution center where they have food and piles of clothing.

11/09/2012

Nassau County Firefighters Museum - Garden City, NY (file / credit: NCFM)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Volunteerism On Display On Long Island

Volunteerism is being honored at a new 9/11 exhibit at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum.

09/05/2011

Westchester 9/11 Serve and Learn Logo

Pre-9/11 Service And Learning Event Planned In Westchester County

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.

08/23/2011