Dozens of funeral directors who volunteered or served to help the families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre held an emotional service Saturday, during which they recalled the horrors of the incident.
Hundreds of volunteers led by the Virginia-based “Operation Blessing International” rebuilt the Bert and Jeanne Metz’s home.
In Belle Harbor, volunteers pitched in to help the Red Cross feed Sandy-affected residents on this Christmas.
Volunteers of all ages packed the New York City Rescue Mission for New York Cares. The organization is committed to keeping New Yorkers warm this holiday season.
In an email to WCBS 880 the Mayor’s Office said that reports of an order to take down the tent city are unfounded, but Graziano said she is still cautious, and wants the city to help find tents in a warmer location.
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.
Volunteers have been working night and day in the communities hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, and some have even put their dreams on hold.
Some local medical professionals were on a mission Sunday night, trying to help Sandy victims who have become so busy in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy that they have not taken care of some basic needs.
Breezy Point, Queens, has been battered by flooding, fires and most recently theft in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, but volunteers continued Saturday to pitch in and help.
While many were preparing for Thanksgiving this Tuesday night, residents in areas still devastated by Superstorm Sandy were still trying to rebuild their lives. A group of volunteers was working hard Tuesday night to make sure they are able to give thanks.
The Occupy Sandy volunteer movement by Occupy Wall Street members has been growing in Brooklyn.
Jesberger said his annual “Fill The Bag” holiday tradition gives him and his employees a chance to give back to the community.
Those volunteers have taken to the streets in communities that were ravaged by Sandy and the Nor’Easter that followed to assist affected families in their time of need.
The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy has mobilized New Yorkers like never before. WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond visited a shelter in Belle Harbor, Queens, where hot meals were delivered through the kindness of strangers.
Volunteers are organizing on social media or just showing up with offers of help.