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Hunts Point »

Volunteers Sort Almost 20K Lbs of Food for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Hundreds of volunteers showed up at the Food Bank's distribution center in The Bronx.

Long Island City »

Volunteers Say They're Not Giving Up in Search for Avonte Oquendo

Avonte's family and volunteers continue to man a 24-hour command post in Long Island City.

Parkchester »

Parkchester Block Beautification Group Branches Out Across The Bronx

Nilka Martell founded the green volunteer group G.I.V.E. after she was laid off from her job.

Woodside »

Volunteers' Apple-Green Paint Job at Woodside Park Too Bright for City

The Parks Dept. is painting over the apple-green paint at Woodside's Doughboy Park with a darker green.

New Dorp Beach »

Sandy Aid Camp Forced to Close So Beachgoers Can Get to Staten Island Shore

The city told a volunteer-run hub to move so that New Dorp Beach can open on Memorial Day. 

Chelsea »

Hudson River Park Seeks Volunteer Gardeners

The park hopes to maintain its gardens with an army of volunteer landscapers.

New Dorp Beach »

Sandy Relief Camp Stays Open Despite Passing Deadline to Close

The Cedar Grove Community Hub stayed open, despite being told they'd be closed down on Jan. 1.

New Dorp Beach »

City Denies Plan to Shut Down Sandy Relief Camp

The mayor's office said they had no plans to shut down the relief camp on New Years Day.

Great Kills »

Charity Store Gives Sandy Victims Holiday Gifts

Where to Turn, a Staten Island nonprofit, will run a free toy store for Hurricane Sandy victims.

Fort Wadsworth »

City Should Waive Verrazano Bridge Tolls in Wake of Sandy, Volunteers Say

The group started an online petition asking for a three-month moratorium to help volunteer workers.

West Village »

Actor Vin Diesel Donates Meals to Westbeth Seniors After Hurricane Sandy

The action star grew up in the West Village artists' complex on Bethune Street.

Pelham Parkway »

Cleanup Continues at Bronx Parks Battered by Sandy and Nor'easter

Several parks lost dozens of trees, but hundredes of volunteers have helped clean up.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Residents Rally to Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy

UES residents are holding a clothing and supply drive for those devastated by the super storm.

New York City »

NYPD Wanted Retired Cops To Assist At Marathon

Retired cops, many living in neighborhoods devestated by Sandy, were irate over the request to volunteer.