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Sandy Hook Elementary School

Funeral Directors Recall Horrors Of Sandy Hook Massacre

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.

02/02/2013

Volunteers unveil new house built for Breezy Point couple (credit: CBS 2)

Breezy Point Couple Overwhelmed As Volunteers Unveil New Home

Hundreds of volunteers led by the Virginia-based “Operation Blessing International” rebuilt the Bert and Jeanne Metz’s home.

01/09/2013

Young Judaea Volunteers On Staten Island On Christmas (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Volunteers Spread Holiday Cheer In Areas Still Reeling From Sandy

In Belle Harbor, volunteers pitched in to help the Red Cross feed Sandy-affected residents on this Christmas.

12/25/2012

FILE: Volunteers help out at a New York Cares coat drive. (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Kick Off New York Cares Coat Drive On Christmas Day

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.

12/25/2012

Eddie Saman clears out destroyed household belongings from his flood-damaged home in the New Dorp section of Staten Island after Sandy - Nov. 7, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mayor’s Office Calls Reports That ‘Tent City Must Be Taken Down By Jan 1′ Unfounded

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.

12/22/2012

CBS 2 "Holiday Hero" Cat Guarnieri of Staten Island. (Photo: CBS 2)

Staten Island’s Cat Guarnieri A ‘Holiday Hero’ For Providing Food, Clothes For Sandy Victims

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.

12/20/2012

Sandy Volunteers

Volunteers Won’t Stop Working Until All Sandy Victims Get Help

Volunteers have been working night and day in the communities hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, and some have even put their dreams on hold.

12/09/2012

Volunteer Nurses

Volunteer Doctors, Nurses Reach Out To Sandy Victims

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.

11/25/2012

Breezy Point

Volunteers Flock To Breezy Point To Help Storm-Ravaged Residents

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.

11/24/2012

Rockaway Thanksgiving

Volunteers Bring Thanksgiving To Grateful Rockaway Residents

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.

11/20/2012

Occupy Sandy

‘Occupy Sandy’ Volunteers Grow Presence In Brooklyn

The Occupy Sandy volunteer movement by Occupy Wall Street members has been growing in Brooklyn.

11/20/2012

Thanksgiving Meal (credit: Mid Island Collision website)

Long Island Business Hosting Annual Food Drive Calls For Volunteers To Help Fill Bags

Jesberger said his annual “Fill The Bag” holiday tradition gives him and his employees a chance to give back to the community.

11/18/2012

Volunteers with the North Carolina Baptist Men Disaster Relief group unload one of many semi trucks full of food and supplies that they and the American Red Cross will distribute to Hurricane Sandy victims November 5, 2012, in Ocean County, New Jersey. The two groups have a large staging area in a church parking lot and smaller Red Cross vans shuttle in food on "search and feed" missions.  AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Red Cross Volunteers Mobilize To Help Victims Of Hurricane Sandy

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.

11/10/2012

What Remains Of The Boardwalk In The Rockaways, Nov. 4, 2012. (file/credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Sikh Temple Members Turn Out To Volunteer For Sandy Relief

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.

11/10/2012

Donations On Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Grassroots Volunteer Efforts Take Hold On Long Island

Volunteers are organizing on social media or just showing up with offers of help.

11/05/2012

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