Two weeks ago, Super-Storm Sandy blasted New York City with high winds and a devastating storm surge. Since then, many parts of the Big Apple have been slowly returning to normal. Some of the city’s hardest hit neighborhoods, however, are still in recovery mode.
In an effort to help my fellow New Yorkers, I recently delivered donations to the storm ravaged communities of Staten Island, NY. Seeing the destruction caused by Sandy first hand was overwhelming. So many homes were damaged or destroyed, huge amounts of debris were piled up in front yards, and some areas were still without power.
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