Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Tornado Victims

NY group in 9/11[sic] makes $1000 donations to May 20th storm victims

Jesse Wells and A. Edwards, KFOR-TV MOORE, Okla. — A well known financial services firm offers some heartwarming assistance for victims of the May 20th tornado. Cantor Fitzgerald, a company that lost most of their workforce during the terrorist attack on 9/11, donated a $1,000 to every family that had a child in the Moore […]

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Gerritsen Beach is poster child for lingering impact of high water

By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle A South Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood is battling a health menace Superstorm Sandy left behind: Mold. As summer approaches, non-profits are redoubling their efforts to clean up the foul fungus lurking in hundreds of homes in Gerritsen Beach, a peninsula where a 10-foot storm surge during the Oct. 29 hurricane […]

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Staten Islanders unite to send supplies to Oklahoma tornado victims

Staten Island volunteers pose at MountLoretto in Pleasant Plains, where they spent the day packing donated supplies to send to the victims of the Oklahoma tornado. (Staten Island Advance/Virginia N. Sherry)

By Virginia N. Sherry Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — It’s give-back time for Staten Islanders who are rallying to send relief supplies and people-power 1,400 miles west of here, to Oklahoma City, where a monster tornado struck its suburbs on May 20, leaving 24 dead, including 10 children, more than 1,000 buildings destroyed, […]

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