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Staten Island Local Keith Steiner: Giving and Receiving

This was posted on 04/19/13 No Comments

Keith Steiner is a local volunteer with All Hands on Project Staten Island. Keith and his family live in South Beach, only a short walk from the ocean. When the evacuation warning began, Keith left with his wife and two-year-old child to stay with a friend in New Jersey, where he remained until Superstorm Sandy […]

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Day in the Life of a Volunteer – Superstorm Sandy Response

This was posted on 04/17/13 1 Comment

Video: Keely Kernan  Music: Ray Cressler  A Day in The Life of a Volunteer: Superstorm Sandy Response  Days after Superstorm Sandy made landfall All Hands Volunteers was on the ground.  Since the beginning of our projects in Long Island and in Staten Island, we have had thousands of volunteers from all over the country and […]

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Announcing Project Pagatpat

Announcing Project Pagatpat!

This was posted on 04/09/13 No Comments

All Hands Volunteers is pleased to announce Project Pagatpat, the next phase of our Typhoon Sendong response project in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines. We’re building 88 more homes and we need your help! After more than a year of hard work, we’ve completed our goal of building 216 high-quality, permanent homes for displaced families, officially marking […]

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Q & A with All Hands Team Leader, Nathan Heath

This was posted on 04/05/13 1 Comment

All Hands Team Leader Nathan Heath from Knoxville, TN Nathan first connected with All Hands while he was working in Haiti with another organization. Still in Haiti when Hurricane Sandy hit, Nathan saw the effects of Sandy there – a nation still grappling with the devastation of the 2010 earthquake – and also traveled to […]

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Navarre Ginsberg: A Student’s Perspective on Volunteering

This was posted on 04/02/13 No Comments

“It’s great; the people are awesome, work actually gets done and I learned a lot.” Navarre Ginsberg is an 18-year-old student from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Instead of returning home to Oregon for spring break, Navarre decided that he wanted to spend his time volunteering. “I didn’t really want to go home for two weeks […]

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Volunteer Spots Open Now!

This was posted on 03/29/13 5 Comments

Want to help out with Sandy Relief? Now’s your chance! We have extended volunteer opportunities on Project Sandy through the summer and have spots available on both Staten Island and Long Island! We have new accommodation openings for those of you that need it, and plenty of capacity for those of you who live locally […]

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

This was posted on 03/28/13 No Comments

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 funding to its Hurricane Sandy relief work, bringing total funding from Robin Hood to $1 million. All Hands […]

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“Mrs. Parker, I have good news for you.” – A Homeowner’s Thank You

This was posted on 03/26/13 No Comments

Barbara Parker lives in Long Beach, New York with her family. When Superstorm Sandy hit Barbara was standing outside on her front porch watching the water flowing down her street. “Everything happened so fast. I ran into the house and the water was pouring into the house from the sewer line. I was nervous because […]

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Monique’s Journey Began with a Single Step

This was posted on 03/21/13 2 Comments

Monique Pilié is a field coordinator on project Long Island in New York. Like many individuals who come to work with All Hands, Monique’s journey began with a desire to give back to her community. Originally from New Orleans – her family has been in the area for seven generations, Monique’s first encounter with disaster […]

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A note from David on our ED Search

This was posted on 03/11/13 1 Comment

Friends, July 1, 2013 will be the 50th anniversary of when I started working for IBM, just after graduating from college. And 50 years of hard work seems like enough! I feel great about my time at IBM, CTG, and BBN, but I am most proud of founding All Hands Volunteers; in words borrowed from […]

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