Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy - #4340 - Want to Help Those Affected by Sandy? Here's How You Can Pitch In - The Blaze (2) The 10 Most Heroic Moments from Superstorm Sandy - The Blaze

Want to Help Those Affected by Sandy? Here's How You Can Pitch In - The Blaze - While the massive Hurricane Sandy has passed the East Coast, 8.2 million homes and businesses are without power, at least 38 are dead with many others injured, and the economic damage inflicted by the superstorm is estimated to exceed $20 billion. With so much emotional and physical damage done to millions of American lives by this storm, Mercury One — Glenn Beck’s charity arm — and many other charity and service organizations are asking for your help in coming together as a nation in the wake of this crisis. Joe Kerry, President of Mercury One, tells TheBlaze that they have partnered with Operation Blessing and Somebody Cares to work with local leaders in determining the needs of communities and neighborhoods impacted by Hurricane Sandy. “The outpouring of love and donations to the Mercury One Disaster Relief Fund has been humbling,” Kerry said in an interview. Through the partnership, Mercury One is working with the two organizations to supply fresh water, flashlights, batteries, generators and other relief supplies to areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Kerry tells TheBlaze that the partners hope to have tractor trailers loaded with supplies rolling into the impacted communities within the next 24-36 hours, as soon as it is safe to do so.  Read more...... Mercury One web site.......

The 10 Most Heroic Moments from Superstorm Sandy - The Blaze - While some Americans were safe and sound as superstorm Sandy ravaged the East Coast Monday night, many others were stranded, or worse, in life threatening danger. Tragically, the storm has already claimed the lives of 39 people and that number is expected to climb over the next few days. But without the brave men and women that knowingly put themselves in harm’s way to save others, that number would undoubtedly be significantly higher. So that we don’t take their sacrifice for granted; so we don’t forget what makes us Americans, here are 10 of the most heroic moments to result from superstorm Sandy: Read more......

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