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West Virginia Woman Assembles Supply Kits for Fire Victims

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — For Joy Buskirk, the memories of a fire her family experienced years ago prompted her to do something for families who are impacted by the devastation of a fire now. The Parkersburg resident is putting together After …

Collision Industry Celebrates 1,000th Recycled Rides

A Palm Springs, Calif., couple found themselves in a typical catch-22 situation – unexpectedly unemployed, unable to afford a car, but without reliable transportation, facing limited employment opportunities. Thanks to a unique car donation program fueled by insurance companies, repairers …

Zurich to Mark 2 Year Sandy Anniversary With 24 Hour Home Build

Volunteers from Zurich North America, St. Bernard Project and Friends of Rockaway will work 24 straight hours on rebuilding a home damaged two years ago by Superstorm Sandy. The rebuild is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October, 28 …

Football Players Building Homes in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward

Former professional football players are teaming with New Orleans area builders to construct at least three new homes in the Lower 9th Ward – and they’re hoping to have it done in time for Super Bowl 2013. The effort was …