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.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert this Wednesday, Dec. 12. 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, “…
A Little Compton surf shop owner prepares for his second trip in as many weeks to bring relief supplies a New York community hard-hit by by Hurricane Sandy and this week's nor'easter.
What began as a single Facebook shout out to the Tiverton-Little Compton community last Friday has propelled into a continuing effort by the owner of a local surf shop to bring relief aid to a New York neighborhood hard-hit by Hurricane Sandy. Living Water Surf Shop owner Chuck Barend - along with the Kinane family of Little Compton - helped organize a last-minute fundraiser at Crowther's Food and Drink last Saturday to solicit relief supplies from local residents. In less than 24 hours, plans to drive a single 16-passenger van of supplies to Rockaway Beach, NY had evolved into a convoy as Tiverton and Little Compton residents responded to the shout out with an outpouring of donations. Within hours it was clear one truck wasn't going to…