Thursday, January 24, 2013
FEMA may reimburse up to 75 percent of storm-related expenses.
The deadline is approaching for nonprofits to claim federal aid for expenses related to Superstorm Sandy. The late-October storm drenched the mid-Atlantic. Nonprofits like volunteer fire companies must submit paperwork to the Federal Emergency Management Agency by Feb. 2. FEMA funding is only available for expenses incurred between Oct. 26 and Nov. 4. According to a Baltimore County news release, nonprofits must prove at least $1,000 in storm expenses, and will have 60 days to send in lists of storm damages and expenses. Up to 75 percent of storm expenses—including generators, repairs and tools—can be reimbursed. For more information and copies of FEMA's forms, residents can contact Baltimore County Office of Homeland Security and …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Two or three moving trucks full of donations will be transported to ravaged New Jersey communities this weekend.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Baltimore Orioles are asking their fans to step up to the plate and donate supplies for Superstorm Sandy relief efforts. Birds fans are invited to bring donations to the Warehouse at Orioles Park until 5 p.m. Thursday or between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday, according to a news release. The Orioles, in partnership with Von Paris Moving and Storage, will send two to three moving trucks filled with donations to New Jersey communities that were hit hard during the recent storm. Those making donations can temporarily park in the North Warehouse Lot near the Orioles Team Store to drop off items at the second floor reception desk, the release reads. The Baltimore Orioles Offices entrance should be used. The release states that the following …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Employees help out, and you can, too.
It's been said it's far better to have a neighbor who's near, than a brother who's far away, but in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Americans across the nation have proven to be the best neighbors and the strongest of families. This past weekend, AOL and Patch employees took an opportunity to pitch in, packing two tractor trailers worth of food, water and supplies in Dulles, VA, and Baltimore. The donations are headed to Hurricane Sandy ravaged areas in New Jersey and Long Island. Want to join the relief efforts? Click here to donate: https://donate.networkforgood.org/aol "When a catastrophe of this size hits, we all feel it, both the hundreds of us who live in the impacted towns, and our colleagues who are watching and wishing they could …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Patch runs down some of the images of Superstorm Sandy's impact on Maryland
Instead of bringing you our regular "Weird News" feature, Maryland's Patch sites compiled a series of photos from before, during and after Sandy. Check out the slideshow with this post for some of the images of the superstorm. And then click through some of these links for the lead stories throughout the storm: Looking for more? Follow our new Maryland Patch Facebook page.