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All Hands in the Press

Articles, videos, interviews, radio bits; here’s what the world is saying about All Hands.

All Hands Volunteers Typhoon Hagupit Response

December 12, 2014 - The All Hands Journey of Typhoon Hagupit In Tacloban City it felt like a familiar scenario. Typhoon Hagupit struck just 13 months after Super Typhoon Haiyan had devastated the area and left thousands dead and homeless. On this occasion the impa... Read more.

Founder David Campbell Talks "All Hands"

May 19, 2014 - This spring has been a busy one for All Hands Volunteers' founder and chair David Campbell. Over the past few weeks, David has spoken at various events, sharing the story and work of AHV. Check out these videos and read his piece below in Southwest Air... Read more.

AHV Wins NVOAD Member Of The Year!

May 14, 2014 - All Hands Volunteers is pleased to announce that we are the recipient of this year's National Voluntary Organizations Active In Disaster (NVOAD) Member Of The Year Award! US Director of Response Sherry Buresh and long-term volunteer Summer Rhodes w... Read more.

Welcome Back Paddy!

April 24, 2014 - We are pleased to announce that Patrick “Paddy” Durrant has joined All Hands Volunteers as our new Director of International Assessments and Disaster Response. Paddy returns as a long-term friend and seasoned All Hands Alum having worked on Project... Read more.

Project Pagatpat in the News!

June 30, 2013 - Last week Chris Turner, Project Director, and Leida Pacano, our Director of Development for the Philippines, made the rounds in Manila, talking about All Hands and our ongoing work in Cagayan de Oro. Read more.

Announcing our new Executive Director Erik Dyson!

June 19, 2013 - All Hands Volunteers has named Erik Dyson executive director, succeeding founder and long-time executive director, David Campbell, who will continue in his position as chair of the board of directors. Dyson, who has a strong background in international... Read more.

Robin Hood Funding to All Hands Reaches $1M for Sandy Efforts

March 28, 2013 - Robin Hood Funding to All Hands Volunteers Reaches $1 Million for Hurricane Sandy Efforts   New York, NY – March 28, 2013 – All Hands Volunteers announced today that The Robin Hood Relief Fund has committed an additional $750,000 in fun... Read more.

Money Raised By 12-12-12 Concert Helping Sandy Relief Effort

January 31, 2013 -   The Robin Hood Foundation Has Doled Out 30 Percent Of Money Raised January 17, 2013 7:40 PM Mold Remediation (credit: CBS 2) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In the five weeks since the star-studded 12-12-12 Concert for... Read more.

Boy Suffering From Leukemia, Family Return Home After Sandy Damage

January 1, 2013 - The New Year is off to an encouraging start for one Freeport, Long Island, family devastated by Superstorm Sandy. As CBS 2’s Amy Dardashtian reported, the Bladeses have just moved back into their home, allowing them to focus on an even tougher challenge. Read more.

Road to Salvation by Brian Dubé

December 10, 2012 - I grew up in New England, where self-reliance reigned supreme. In that environment, “neither a lender nor a borrower be” defined the attitude towards assistance. Help was a four-letter word and asking for help showed a weakness of character. Read more.

Volunteers continue clean up efforts in Midland Beach

December 8, 2012 - All Hands Volunteers organized an event that took place in several homes in Midland Beach. Rep. Michael Grimm took part in that effort, along with two of his colleagues, Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC). Read more.

Bronxville-Ley Real Estate Team Volunteers After Sandy

December 7, 2012 - Click here to read the article on the website.       By Leah CaroReal Estate   December 7, 2012 On Thursday, November 29 I had the privilege of volunteering on Staten Island for the victims of super-storm Sandy... Read more.

Restoring Cherished Photographs After A Natural Disaster

November 29, 2012 - Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with another New Yorker, photo restorer Becci Manson, who helped launch an international network that helped to salvage thousands of family snapshots in the aftermath of Japan’s 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Read more.

Special Thanks to Our Hurricane Sandy Volunteers, and How You Can Help

November 18, 2012 - This weekend the “Anderson Live” staff loaded turkeys with volunteers from the College of Staten Island at “All Hands Volunteers” on Staten Island — in an effort to help with Hurricane Sandy relief. Read more.

Royal Gazette: Driven by an impulse to help.

October 8, 2012 - Bermudian financial analyst Dominique Smith has been hired by the non-profit All Hands Volunteers charity to help organize disaster relief projects all over the world. Read more.

NEO: All Hands for Japan

July 16, 2012 - To read the full article, click Read more.

All Hands Volunteer Speaks at TED

July 8, 2012 - Our very own Project Tohoku volunteer, Becci Manson, was invited to speak at the prestigious TEDGlobal 2012 Conference about her time with us in Japan. Read more.

MPR news: Hundreds of Volunteers

July 6, 2012 - To read the full article, click Read more.

Duluth New Tribune: From Under the Muck

July 6, 2012 - To read the full article, click Read more.

Department Of Social Welfare And Development: Typhoon Sendong Updates

May 20, 2012 - To read the full article, click Read more.

Vail Daily: Tickets on sale for Memorial Day weekend festival at State Bridge

April 2, 2012 - To read the full article, click Read more.

The Journal Times: Memories, tears a year after tsunami

March 10, 2012 - To read the full article, click Read more.

Inquirer: Hands-on Help From Foreign Volunteers

February 25, 2012 - To read the full article, click Read more.

The Chronicle Of Philanthropy: Restoring Memories in the Wake of Japan’s Disaster

February 21, 2012 - To read the full article, click Read more.

Conde Nast Traveller: Adventures that Give Back

January 3, 2012 - Going Where You're Most Needed Read more.

The Asahi Shimbun Globe: 新しく生まれた

December 19, 2011 - To read the full article, click Read more.

ABC Video: Volunteers Restore Photos Damaged In Japan Tsunami

November 15, 2011 - To watch video Read more.

Street Insider: All Hands Volunteers Honored at Sixth Annual Convio Client Summit

October 3, 2011 - To read the full article, click Read more.

Nikkei Business Online: 被災地で出合ったもうひとつの“トモダチ作戦”

October 2, 2011 - To read the full article, click Read more.

The Japan Times: All Hands Brings All Sorts To Iwate To Aid Local Recovery

September 22, 2011 - To read the full article, click Read more.

Minot Daily News: Americorps Helps In Flood Recovery

September 10, 2011 - To read the full article, click here. Read more.

NPR: In Japan, Restoring Photos For Tsunami Victims

August 20, 2011 - Volunteer Becci Manson's Photo Rescue Program gets airtime with NPR. Read more.

Minot Daily News: All Hands dispatches volunteers where needed

July 19, 2011 - All Hands send volunteers to flood damaged town. Read more.

US Embassy in Tokyo: Ambassador Roos Visits Tohoku

July 7, 2011 - The US Embassy in Tokyo writes about the Ambassador's visit to Tohoku and his work with All Hands Volunteers. Read more.

4th of July: All Hands on NBC News

July 5, 2011 - NBC News spends the afternoon with Project Tohoku volunteers, check out the news piece. Read more.

Japan Probe: All Hands – Foreign Volunteers in Tohoku

July 3, 2011 - Foreign volunteers from All Hands are helping survivors retrieve precious items from wrecked homes... Read more.

US Embassy, Tokyo: My Experience as a Volunteer

July 3, 2011 - Today's guest blog is by the Embassy mechanic, Kenji Hashimoto. Read more.

NHK: 米駐日大使 岩手被災地を訪問

July 3, 2011 - アメリカのルース駐日大使が28日、東日本大震災の津波で大きな被害を受けた岩手県沿岸部の各地を訪問し、みずからボランティア活動に参加するなどして、今後もアメリカとして長期的な支援を行う姿勢を示しました。 Read more.

Mainichi: 東日本大震災:ルース米大使 被災の陸前高田などを訪問

July 3, 2011 - ルース駐日米大使が28日、東日本大震災で被災した岩手県の陸前高田市や大船渡市などを視察した。 Read more.

Fukuishimbun Online: ルース大使、被災の岩手県訪問 犠牲米国人ゆかりの学校も

July 2, 2011 - To read the full article, click here. Read more.

Kol Net: 米ルース大使、岩手訪問 ボランティアでともに汗 

July 2, 2011 - To read the full article, click here. Read more.

Tenkai-Japan: US Ambassador Participates in Reconstruction Work in Ofunato

July 2, 2011 - To read the full article, click here. Read more.

Japan Times: U.S. volunteer group earns tragedy-hit Iwate's respect

July 1, 2011 - Japan Times contributor, Jon Mitchell, spends a couple days with All Hands Project Tohoku and writes about us here. Read more.

Southeast Missourian: Hope growing in flood-scarred Morehouse

June 24, 2011 - Volunteers' flood response work featured in local paper. Read more.

Marie Claire: Sara Barelilles Uses "All Hands" to Help Japan

June 22, 2011 - To read the full article, click here. Read more.

CNN: Volunteers help tsunami survivors

April 19, 2011 - Marc, Amya and Chris talk with CNN about our operations in Japan. Read more.

CNN: Volunteers still needed in quake-battered Japan

April 18, 2011 - Volunteers still needed in quake-battered Japan Read more.

Huffington Post

April 11, 2011 - Tim Jahnigen: Lending All Hands to Haiti Read more.

FOX News

April 8, 2011 - 1 Month After the Earthquake: An American In Japan Read more.

Patriot Ledger

March 21, 2011 - Massachusetts companies sending disaster aid to Japan Read more.

WHDH-TV: Local Man Brings Volunteer Group to Japan for Cleanup

March 13, 2011 - http://www1.whdh.com/news/articles/local/12003768514221/local-man-brings-volunteer-group-to-japan-for-cleanup/ Read more.

WSVN-TV: Local Helps Japan Quake Victims

March 13, 2011 - http://www.wsvn.com/news/articles/local/21003768230166/ Read more.

Oberlin Review: Haiti Trip Success

March 13, 2011 - http://www.oberlinreview.org/article/haiti-trip-success-despite-perceived-lack-college-/ Read more.

The Intelligencer: Unselfish Gesture Pays Off

March 13, 2011 - http://www.intelligencer.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3024341 Read more.

The Community Press: A Heart for Haiti

March 10, 2011 - http://www.communitypress.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3015069 Read more.

AOL Travel: What it's Like to Volunteer Abroad

March 8, 2011 - http://news.travel.aol.com/2011/03/08/what-its-like-to-volunteer-abroad/ Read more.

Gallery Magazine: What a Difference a Year Makes: 8,765 Little Hours

February 16, 2011 - http://gallerymagazine.co.uk/v3/?p=1445 Read more.

Jared Leto Mention on 98.7 FM (Audio Only)

February 4, 2011 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q83775giR_Y Read more.

AOL Travel: One Year After the Quake

January 12, 2011 - http://news.travel.aol.com/2011/01/12/one-year-after-the-quake-rebuilding-haiti/ Read more.

Colorlines - Learning From Shattered Haiti’s Year of Struggle

January 4, 2011 - http://colorlines.com/archives/2011/01/shattered_haiti_begins_another_year_of_struggle.html Read more.

The Barrie Examiner - Family gives gift of help in Haiti

January 4, 2011 - http://www.thebarrieexaminer.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?archive=true&e=2907735 Read more.

CNN – Volunteer Vacations 101

September 29, 2010 - http://edition.cnn.com/2010/TRAVEL/09/29/volunteer.vacations/index.html?hpt=C2 Read more.

David Campbell’s Story – US Center for Citizen Diplomacy

September 27, 2010 - http://uscenterforcitizendiplomacy.org/share-stories/entry/david-campbells-story Read more.

CNN iReport - Volunteering with All Hands

September 27, 2010 - http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-495850 Read more.

Take Part: A Glimmer of Hope in Haiti's Schools

September 11, 2010 - You can view the full size version of this article, or visit the original. Read more.

The WIP: Hands On in Haiti: Defying Disaster and Questioning Humanitarianism

August 28, 2010 - http://thewip.net/contributors/2010/08/hands_on_in_haiti_defying_disa.html Read more.

Vail Daily: Vail musician helps people in need

June 7, 2010 - http://www.vaildaily.com/article/20100605/NEWS/100609787/1078&ParentProfile=1062?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=earthquake Read more.