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Hurricane Sandy Relief

Sai Volunteers Help Rebuild Homes Destroyed by Sandy

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.16.2014 | New York
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

On a bright Saturday in August, about 17 Sai volunteers from Massachusetts descended on Breezy Point Boulevard and 217 Street. Ranging in age from 15 ...

Latino, African-American Applicants Unfairly Denied Sandy Relief Funds?

NBC Philadelphia | Posted 12.16.2013 | Black Voices

Local housing rights organization Fair Share Housing Center (FSHC) says it has obtained data from the Christie Administration that shows that Latino a...

Still Weathering the Storm, One Year After Sandy

Marki Flannery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

While Superstorm Sandy forced many people to relocate from destroyed homes, it also drove many others deeper into isolation inside their own homes. Natural disasters hit the vulnerable especially hard.

Sandy, the Never-Ending Storm, One Year Later

Tom Davis | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Tom Davis

This, the Jersey Shore, is the home of commuters, the working stiffs, the souls whose families moved from the north back in the 1950s and 60s, paying on the cheap to live in a Beach Haven West bungalow with no winter insulation or flood insurance to worry, or care about.

Protecting Kids Before the Next Sandy Strikes

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

Hurricane Sandy's heartbreak is far from over. That's particularly true for parents. I'm talking about parents witnessing the ongoing impact of the devastating storm and its stressful aftermath on their children.

LOOK: This NY Home Can Survive A Hurricane And Only Costs $50K

Posted 12.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's been nearly a year since Superstorm Sandy ravaged parts of the northeast, and some families are still struggling to pick up the pieces. In New Y...

Bloomberg: Shutdown Will Hurt Hurricane Sandy Victims

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York

In his weekly radio address on Sunday, Mayor Bloomberg called on Congress to rectify the shutdown crisis before it affects the aid promised to Hurrica...

Rand Fires Back: Chris Christie Is 'The King Of Bacon'

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) fired the latest shot on Tuesday in an escalating feud with Chris Christie, calling the New Jersey Governor the "king of bacon,"...

$200 Million In Sandy Aid Going To NY Groups

Newsday | Ridgely Ochs | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

The state is making available $200 million in federal funds to health care, social services and mental health groups to cover expenses resulting from ...

Hurricane Sandy Victim: I Was 'Victimized By The Freakin' Red Cross'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact

Updated on July 17 2013 at 3 p.m. The Red Cross is under fire again for failing to give aid it promised to as many as 1,000 struggling Superstorm ...

Bon Jovi Gives $1 Million To New Jersey Sandy Relief

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 09.07.2013 | Impact

SAYREVILLE, N.J. — Jon Bon Jovi went home Monday to present a $1 million check from his band to a fund to help New Jersey recover from Superstor...

At the Jersey Shore, Darkness Has Given Way to Light

Tom Davis | Posted 09.02.2013 | New York
Tom Davis

In Point Beach, the boardwalk, as well as the post-card scenery that draws hundreds of thousands each year, are all back, resurrected from the empty days of November and December, when only the sounds of sand-filled dump trucks filled the lonely night air.

Chris Christie: Service Transcends Politics

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact

After joining President Obama at the Jersey Shore to promote Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie continues to emphasize...

My Charitable Goal for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Henrik Lundqvist | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Henrik Lundqvist

It's hard to believe it's been more than six months since Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast and that the area is still working hard rebuilding...

In Sandy-Ravaged Long Island, Every Day Is Neighborday

Christina Galante | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Christina Galante

Last October, when Super Storm Sandy hit New York, it decimated the neighborhood where I grew up, Lindenhurst, and the surrounding areas on Long Island.

Family Affected By Sandy Now Facing Health Crisis

Brian Penny | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Brian Penny

It's been six months since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast. While the media and majority of the American public have largely moved on to other...

Design Firm Rebuilds Sandy Victims' Home For Free

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 04.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

It started with an alumni community's effort to help their beloved coach.

Sandy Projects Still Need Volunteers

Elischia Fludd | Posted 06.05.2013 | New York
Elischia Fludd

Year-round projects coordinated by New York Cares that volunteers can get involved with include job readiness, tutoring and reading via local community centers, libraries and social service agencies.

When Disaster Relief Is No Relief

Ronald P. Hill, P.h.D. | Posted 05.28.2013 | New York
Ronald P. Hill, P.h.D.

When the six month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy arrives, it will be marked by homes that have yet to be rebuilt, possessions that have yet to be replaced, and lives that have yet to be mended.

The Grandly Outmoded Party Grandiosely Overlooks People

Ray Errol Fox | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics
Ray Errol Fox

They're still at it. President Obama wants "to make sure that this government works on behalf of the many, and not just the few." Republicans want "th...

The Reality of Big Ang

Greg White | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Greg White

I haven't seen an episode of Mob Wives. Or maybe I have: I had dinner with Big Ang.

Jason Linkins

New York Rep: Marco Rubio Is Playing Us For 'Suckers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

When House Republican leaders yanked the Hurricane Sandy relief bill from the floor back at the beginning of January, the move didn't sit well with Re...

Should Sandy Relief Money Go To Religious Groups?

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

On a bitterly cold Wednesday evening in January, the Coney Island Gospel Assembly was packed, its handsome dark wooden pews filled not with Pentecosta...

Rethinking Relief

Robert Krueger | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Robert Krueger

In his recent inaugural address, President Obama spoke about not debating the role of government, but rather ensuring we "act in our time." A hundred days after Sandy, as many are still struggling to put their lives back together, is certainly the time to act.

John Celock

Chris Christie Heaps More Praise On Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), in a speech designed to boost his reelection this year and a possible 2016 presidential candidacy, t...