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House to Vote on Delayed Superstorm Sandy Relief

House to Vote on Delayed Superstorm Sandy Relief

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives is poised to vote on Tuesday to provide about $50 billion of additional relief for the region impacted by Superstorm Sandy last fall.The base bill, known as the Hurricane Sandy Disast…

NYC Mayor Pushes for Sandy Relief Funds in Washington

NYC Mayor Pushes for Sandy Relief Funds in Washington

Michael Loccisano/FilmMagic(WASHINGTON) — Trying to inject some urgency into getting new federal aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg met with several lawmakers in Washington Wednesday. “Our reception was very good…

Dave Matthews Band Pledges $1 Million Donation to Hurricane Sandy Relief

Dave Matthews Band Pledges $1 Million Donation to Hurricane Sandy Relief

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for Dave Matthews Band(NEW YORK) — Dave Matthews Band is the latest musical artist to announce a monetary donation towards recovery efforts following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy — and it’s a biggie.
DMB is pledging $1 mi…

Lady Gaga Pledges $1 Million to Hurricane Sandy Relief

Lady Gaga Pledges $1 Million to Hurricane Sandy Relief

James Devaney/WireImage(NEW YORK) — When Hurricane Sandy hit the New York/New Jersey area, Native New Yorker Lady Gaga wrote on Twitter about how upset she was that she couldn’t be with her friends and family to help them through this difficult time d…

Volunteers Use Wedding Registries to Help Sandy Victims

Volunteers Use Wedding Registries to Help Sandy Victims

Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When Ashley Diamond envisioned herself helping out a fellow runner last Sunday she thought it would be along the course of the New York Marathon, the race for which she and nearly 40,000 other runn…

ABC to Hold ‘Day of Giving’ to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

ABC to Hold ‘Day of Giving’ to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

ABC(NEW YORK) — Disney and ABC will launch a “Day of Giving” Monday, Nov. 5 to raise money for hurricane relief efforts. Starting on Good Morning America and ending with Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC shows will encourage viewers to help those imp…

Paul Ryan Balances Storm Relief with Politics Just Seven Days Out

Paul Ryan Balances Storm Relief with Politics Just Seven Days Out

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(La Crosse, Wis.) — Paul Ryan cancelled three events in the battleground state of Colorado on Tuesday to thank volunteers in his home state of Wisconsin who were distributing goods for people affected by supersto…

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