As a snowstorm of possible historic proportions heads for the Tri-State Area, one local non-profit is helping to make sure the elderly are prepared.
In what amounts to as big a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and stuffing, volunteers got together Thursday to help those who might otherwise go hungry.
AFYA, a Yonkers humanitarian organization named after the Swahili word for health, has been given a list of urgently requested items directly from the government of Sierra Leone.
As parents began their back-to-school shopping, countless families were in need of donations as they lacked the money to buy school supplies.
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More than 70 volunteers worked on homes on Long Island, Brookyn, Queens and Staten Island Saturday still damaged from the storm more than a year later.
The pair brought New Year’s hats and cookies to patients as they stopped by rooms at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn on Tuesday.
Dozens of people turned up for a chance to get new coats at the New York Rescue Mission.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined volunteers Thursday as they served thousands of Thanksgiving meals in Albany.
Hundreds of people were out making sure Thursday that people in need could get a hot meal on Thanksgiving.
A Superstorm Sandy anniversary was held Saturday to thank the first responders, and to pray for those who remained out of their homes on Long Beach offshore from Long Island.
Volunteers – most of them veterans – were helping to rebuild homes in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn Saturday, nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy.
The sound of church bells and the smell of mulch have replaced the buzzing generators and fire smoke that came from a makeshift tent set up at Cedar Grove Park for displaced residents.
A New Jersey community hit hard by Superstorm Sandy is hoping for a passing grade just in time for the new school year.
Volunteers were gathering at New York City libraries Saturday to enroll people of all ages in the 2013 Summer Reading Program and register them for library cards.