The Repay Someday project was started because the expression 'life isn’t fair' became much too apparent in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Monday, February 4, 2013
Bucks County's United Way got some good news recently to share with the community.
Bucks County's United Way got some good news, which it shared at a social media conference recently. All 27 food pantries in Bucks County were emptied after Hurricane Sandy, said Jamie Haddon, director of the Bucks County United Way. Haddon and the United Way staff got to work and recently received some good news that will help keep that from happening again. Click on the (short) video to learn more.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Tickets for the Feb.10 event are $25 and include a lunch buffet, glass of wine or beer and live entertainment. All proceeds go to rebuild the beaches of New Jersey.
New Jersey Hometown Heroes is organizing an event in Newtown to raise money for Hurricane Sandy relief. The event, “Bucks for Beaches,” will be held Feb. 10 from noon to 4 p.m. at La Salla. Tickets are $25 and include a lunch buffet, glass of wine or beer and live entertainment. Performers include Turner Adams, Lisabeth Weber, Burning Bridget Cleary, Will Rhodin and members of the Council Rock High School North music program. All of the proceeds from the event will go to rebuild the beaches of New Jersey. Tickets can be purchased at LaStalla; cash or checks made payable to New Jersey Hometown Heroes (Sandy Relief in memo line). Click here for details on the New Jersey Hometown Heroes organization.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The Bucks County Office of Consumer Protection advises homeowners who sustained damage after Hurricane Sandy to be wary when hiring a public adjuster.
Q. My brother and sister-in-law own a home in the Lower Bucks County area. Their home was one of the many homes that sustained severe damage in the recent Hurricane Sandy. They have been telling my husband and me about the numerous problems that they are facing since that time. They also mentioned that they have hired a Public Adjuster. Where would someone go to get information about public insurance adjusters? MFB, Plumsteadville A. Public insurance adjusters are independent individuals who, for a fee, legally represent a person who has experienced a property, fire or casualty loss by aiding them in recovering money from their own insurance company. They are not a representative or employee of your insurance company. For…
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The supermodel mom will help distribute supplies in partnership with the American Red Cross and Patch on Sunday, Dec. 2.
Supermodel Heidi Klum is lending her efforts to affected victims and families of Superstorm Sandy by distributing supplies, food, and water in the afternoon on Sunday, Dec. 2 at the American Red Cross Nassau Chapter in Mineola, NY, in partnership with the American Red Cross, AOL, and Patch. After, Klum will go to Lindenhurst, NY, for the tree lighting with Mayor Thomas Brennan. Klum's efforts are a reminder that these communities still need help rebuilding. Here's how you can help: Donate to the American Red Cross, Long Island Cares, or Island Harvest. And, you can help rebuild communities that were hit by Hurricane Sandy by simply sending a tweet: Patch’s effort to help support devastated communities after the storm, Patch Rebuilds, will …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
School of Rock Newtown, along with four other area schools, will perform a benefit concert in Churchville this Sunday for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Young musicians will be rocking for relief this Sunday to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. School of Rock Newtown, along with the Doylestown, Princeton, Fort Washington and Easton schools, are planning a concert to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims. The concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. at the North and Southampton Reform Church, 1380 Bristol Road, Churchville. The concert will feature the schools' “House Bands,” which will perform a variety of songs showcasing the history of Rock n’ Roll. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased in advance at the participating schools. Tickets will also be available at the door if the show does not sell out in advance. All ticket proceeds will be donated to American Red Cross Disaster …
Friday, November 16, 2012
More residents in Bucks and Montgomery turn to their smartphones in emergencies, like Hurricane Sandy.
News Releases from Bucks County. For more information, please go to www.buckscounty.org. On an increasing basis, residents are relying on technology to receive comprehensive information about weather and other emergencies. That trend was born out during the recent effects of Hurricane Sandy as it passed through southeastern Pennsylvania. Within the five-day period October 26-30, almost 18,000 residents of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties signed up to receive emergency alerts through the public safety notification system, www.ReadyNotifyPA.org. The signup numbers for each county that were triggered by Hurricane Sandy: Bucks County 3,770 Montgomery County 3,469 "On behalf of the Bucks County emergency management…
Patch will make a $1 donation to AmeriCares for every tweet with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds.
You can help rebuild communities that were hit by Hurricane Sandy by donating cans of food, volunteering for cleanup efforts—or simply sending a tweet. Patch is excited to announce our new effort to help support devestated communities after the storm. For every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, we will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund, up to $125,000. Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors. You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds website, and tweet directly from the site. Spread the word right here in Northampton Township. A customized tweet that starts “My heart belongs to…” is created from the…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Students missed four days of school because of Hurricane Sandy, which makes the last day of school June 19, 2013.
After missing four days of school because of Hurricane Sandy, Council Rock School District's last day of school will be June 19, 2013. A message to parents explained that the district must provided 180 days of school to students, according to Pennsylvania School Code. "Our commitment to parents and students is 180 days of school and we expect to honor that commitment," the message said. If winter weather causes the school district to call snow days, spring break could be cut short. The district said that some of the days set aside for spring break may have to be used to complete the 180 day school year. "While this will be done reluctantly, you should be aware of this possibility now as you plan any vacations or college visits during that …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too.
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near, than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations are headed to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Click here to donate: https://donate.networkforgood.org/aol "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and wishing they could…