So many of us are back to normal. We’ve cleaned up the trees in our yards and have our power back on and for us, it’s like it never happened. But for people in the hardest hit areas of Staten Island, Breezy Point, the Rockaways and New Jersey, they are shoveling out debris that includes all their kids toys, Wiis, Nintendo DS games and favorite stuffed animals and games.
All proceeds from the show will go to Sandy relief efforts in the Garden State.
After seeing the destruction Sandy caused in Long Island, NY the band sprung into action.
Two sisters who spent nearly a week without power sing a parody of Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”
She tells the crowd at her Atlantic City concert that “anything I make [from this show] is going right back into the community.”
“I called and said [to relatives], ‘Why did you guys leave him,’ Lauper said. “And they just didn’t think it was going to get that bad.”
The good news for Big Bird is Obama won. The bad news though is that his nest was hit pretty bad by last week’s superstorm.
“If it wasn’t for NYC: the Lower East Side, Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn, I would not be the woman or artist that I am today,” she said.
As many of us are getting our lives back on track, we are looking for ways to help those who have been terribly effected by the wrath of Sandy.
All this week, WCBS-FM and CBS Radio New York will be setting up at various locations in the tri-state area with station vans, Academy buses and “fun buses” to collect needed items that will be distributed to aid victims of super storm sandy.