Empire Closets is one of several local sponsors of episodes one and two of the second season of the web series Retire My Room.
More than $79 million in interior doors, $38 million in bathroom vanity cabinets, and $26 million in hardwood flooring are on the tab for Hurricane Sandy losses covered by the federal government.
As the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is still felt by many, IKEA and Save the Children, along with UPS have teamed up to help refurnish 39 early childhood development centers in some of the hardest hit areas of New York and New Jersey.
The Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force selected 10 design teams to proceed to Stage two of the Rebuild by Design competition
IKEA, the Life Improvement Store, today unveiled a $50,000 donation to Save the Children’s early education programs as the culmination of the third year of the IKEA “Life Improvement Project” (http://www.thelifeimprovementproject.com). In addition, IKEA provided home furnishings, design expertise and manpower to help make over a Family Head Start/Early Learn location in Brooklyn, New York, a Save the Children-supported facility which was affected by Hurricane Sandy.
As part of long-term rebuilding efforts in the hurricane-ravaged Eastern Seaboard and Louisiana, World Vision is assisting families and communities hit by past year's devastating hurricanes Sandy and Isaac, supported by more than $130,000 in building materials donated by Weyerhaeuser.
Rebuilding Together Bergen County, NJ, an affiliate of national nonprofit Rebuilding Together, a Safe and Healthy Housing organization that believes Community Starts at Home, has partnered with Popular Mechanics magazine to renovate a home flooded by Hurricane Sandy last fall. Located in Moonachie, NJ, the home belongs to "Jim," a 77-year old resident who spent his early childhood there.
The Craftsman “Make a Difference” Tour, launched on April 27, will visit more than 20 locations nationwide, renovating homes of U.S. veterans and helping communities in need.