Robin Hood Relief Fund hands out grant to Affordable Housing Alliance
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Affordable Housing Alliance has announced it is the recipient of a $1 million grant from the Robin Hood Relief Fund to help purchase, transport and install 17 affordable new manufactured homes for rental or sales to Monmouth County residents who have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy, and to provide assistance to those displaced residents who cannot afford the security deposit on a new rental property. The Eatontown-based Affordable Housing Alliance is a non-profit agency providing housing and services to support those in need of affordable housing. “This is the largest gift in our agency’s twenty-plus year history and it could not have arrived at a better time,” Affordable Housing Alliance CEO Donna M. Blaze, said in a release. “The …
The concert will benefit Hurricane Sandy victims via the Robin Hood Foundation.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music take the stage at Madison Square Garden for the live 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief. While thousands of people fill the arena, billions are watching live on a variety of screens worldwide. The concert is streaming live on television networks, movie theater screens and on the Internet, including right here on Patch. The pre-event coverage begins at 4 p.m. EST and the concert is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. 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. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go …