Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert on Wednesday. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including over 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “Starting at…
Winter clothing will be accepted at East Side Elementary, Mathnasium and Marietta Sports Car as part of Cub Scout Pack 744 relief efforts.
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Monday, November 12, 2012
What started as a service project for East Side Elementary School's Cub Scout Pack 744 quickly turned into a widespread initiative to help storm victims in the hardest-hit areas in the Northeast. Pack 744 Committee Chairperson Chris Kleinrichert wanted to do the annual service project in a manner that would be both meaningful for the boys and reach beyond the community of East Cobb. Hurricane Sandy delivered such a terrible blow and with weather getting colder by the week, the decision was made to send warm clothing to the hardest hit areas. Coordinating with the Staten Island American Red Cross, and Cub Scout units in the New York/New Jersey area a plan was quickly in place. The administration at East Side Elementary immediately approved …