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Sandy Relief

Jennifer Bendery

After Uproar, Boehner Makes Big Promises On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just Wednesday morning that lawmakers were lining up on the House floor to slam House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for delaying ...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner Yelled At GOP Congressman Over Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) yelled at a member of his own caucus on Tuesday night, after lawmakers from New Jersey and New York ...

Luke Johnson

Christie Slams House Republicans On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) lit into House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House Republicans Wednesday for not holding a vote o...

Christie, Cuomo Slam 'Inexcusable' Action

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Governors Chris Christie of New Jersey and Andrew Cuomo of New York excoriated the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday for ...

Amanda Terkel

Furious Over Blocked Sandy Aid, King Warns Against Donating To House Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is going after his fellow House Republicans after party leaders pulled a Hurricane Sandy relief bill from a flo...

Lawmakers Erupt In Anger At GOP Over Sandy Shun

AP | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — New York area-lawmakers in both parties are erupting in anger, saying the House Republican leadership has decided to let Congress a...

$50 Million From Sandy Relief Concert Doled Out To Over 160 Organizations

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.31.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Some of the biggest names in rock 'n' roll were on the bill for the nationally televised "12-12-12" concert benefiting victims of Supersto...

Senate Makes Moves On Aid For Sandy Victims

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Friday approved a $60.4 billion emergency spending aid package for victims of Hurricane Sandy that had been backed by...

How Donations From Sandy Relief 12-12-12 Concert Will Help

Emary Aronson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Impact
Emary Aronson

Over the next several months, we will take every penny that was raised and grant funds to the most effective organizations helping low-income victims and vulnerable populations in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Responding to Superstorm Sandy: Habitat for Humanity Hits the Road to Repair. Rebuild. Restore.

Jonathan Reckford | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Reckford

Our greatest hope is that efforts like our Sandy response remind us all that we are connected, that we can each truly make a difference, that recovery is a place we all arrive together.

Criminals Sentenced To Sandy Relief

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 02.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New Yorkers who got into minor trouble in Manhattan have been sentenced to Sandy. Last week, 70 people who were given community serv...

Four Types of Organizations Making an Impact Post-Hurricane Sandy

Kevin Ducoff | Posted 02.16.2013 | Impact
Kevin Ducoff

Weeks after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, many communities are still picking up the pieces. Although the storm itself is long gone, millions of dollars in damages in many areas means there are still plenty of citizens whose lives continue to be impacted by the storm.

Pension Fund For NYC Teachers Pledges $1 Billion To Sandy Aid

AP | Posted 12.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A pension fund for city teachers is pledging $1 billion in new investments toward repairing roads and bridges damaged by Superstorm Sandy ...

Post-Sandy: Remaining Focused on the Poor

David Saltzman | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
David Saltzman

We must find a way to harness the momentum and the good will generated by this event to address the ever-present needs and problems of the poor in this region. When we call upon the best within us, we have the ability to make a huge difference in the lives of millions.

GALLERY: Chris Elliott, Brooke Shields, Andrew WK & More Raise Money For Hurricane Sandy Victims

Posted 12.10.2012 | Comedy

On Friday, comedy fans packed the room at the Bell House in Brooklyn for Tom Scharpling and Ted Leo's "Very Special Hurricane Benefit Show". The line...

Rolling Stones Join Massive Sandy Benefit

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Rolling Stones will join the artists already booked for next week's televised Superstorm Sandy benefit show in New York City, whi...

INTERVIEW: Tyson Chandler Talks Hurricane Sandy

Posted 12.06.2012 | New York

Before he was a New York Knick, Tyson Chandler was a player for the New Orleans Hornets soon after the city was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Ch...

Teen Philanthropist Katelyn Darrow-Eystad

Jessica Norton | Posted 02.02.2013 | Teen
Jessica Norton

When Katelyn was in third grade, her home was destroyed in a fire. This experience inspired her to reach out to others who may be going through the same pain and loss she once went through.

It's Mutual Aid, Stupid

Jeffrey Lawrence | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics
Jeffrey Lawrence

Within the first week of setting up camp in Zucotti Park, people in Occupy started talking about the importance of systems of "mutual aid" rather than systems of "charity." Charity means: "I'm fine, so I'll give you something." Mutual aid means: "We're all in this together, so let's help each other out."

Shopping for Sandy

Jessica Hartogs | Posted 01.16.2013 | Style
Jessica Hartogs

Shopping on your payday can be dangerous. But, shopping for a good cause is even more dangerous, because every time you hesitate on a purchase you can justify it as, "It's for a good cause."

Lucas Kavner

Two Sisters Revolutionize Disaster Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.16.2012 | Technology

Last year, Morgan O'Neill was tinkering with a tornado display at the Museum of Science at MIT when she got a phone call informing her that a living, ...

Senators Seek More Help After Disaster

AP | ANDREW MIGA and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thirteen senators from seven states damaged by Superstorm Sandy are asking President Obama to boost federal disaster aid to the states. ...

A Staten Island Mom's Reflection on Sandy

Dawn Papandrea | Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents
Dawn Papandrea

You can't fathom what destruction is until you see familiar faces amid debris, faces you know from the supermarket, karate class, church or the playground. You won't get it unless you hear the frequent sound of military choppers in the air and have to explain to your frightened kids why your neighborhood looks like a war zone.

Sandy Relief Likely Greatest Since Katrina; Donations Lag Behind Japan, Haiti

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 11.09.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- Widespread destruction from Superstorm Sandy will likely make this the largest U.S. relief effort for the American Red Cross, Salvation ...

Travel App Moves To Help Sandy Victims

Posted 11.09.2012 | Travel

After Superstorm Sandy barreled through the Northeast, one travel app was particularly well suited to offer relief to victims. HotelTonight, a stil...