Friday, November 9, 2012
Hudson businessman Paul Rode delivered more than 13 tons of non-perishable food items and other goods to those affected by Superstorm Sandy. He organized the donation drive, he drove the truck, and he'll be on Hudson Patch live around lunchtime today.
Hudson business owner Paul Rode has delivered more than 13 tons of goods to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts on the east coast. The goods were donated by members of the Hudson community on Sunday after Rode rented a 26-foot moving truck and volunteered to drive it to New Jersey. We'll discuss the donation drive effort and what he experienced during his trip to the area devasted by the Superstorm Sandy. Send in your questions and comments for Rode on our Facebook page or tweet them to the hashtag #HudsonPatchLive. --- Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Members of the Hudson donated more than 13 tons of non-perishable food items and other goods for those in affected by Hurricane Sandy. Hudson businessman Paul Rode delivered the goods to an emergency center on Tuesday.
UPDATE (5:20 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012): Hudson business owner Paul Rode has delivered more than 13 tons of goods to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts on the east coast, according to a video he released from the road. The goods were donated by members of the Hudson community on Sunday after Rode rented a 26-foot moving truck and volunteered to drive it to New Jersey. --- ORIGINAL POST (Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012): Members of the Hudson community came together on Sunday afternoon to donate non-perishable food items and other goods for those in affected by Hurricane Sandy. A 26-foot rental truck parked at the corner of Second Street and Walnut Street, and donations began rolling in at noon. Before 5 p.m. the truck was full. Local businessman Paul …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
New York City Marathoner Angie Hatch refused to be denied her opportunity to run 26.2 miles for charity. The Hudsonite mapped out a full marathon course at home and ran anyway.
Angie Hatch of Hudson was set to run the New York City Marathon this weekend for charity, but when Hurricane Sandy made it impossible, she and her supporters came up with a backup plan. Hatch mapped out a 26.2-mile running course in Hudson beginning at her home on Marin Avenue. More than 100 people showed up to cheer her on at the start of her run, including personnel from St. Croix EMS, Hudson Fire Department and St. Joseph Fire Department. Two TV news crews from the Twin Cities also were on hand. Hatch's run, which will benefit the Joint Council, a charity that helps orphans find loving homes, began just after 10 a.m. She is expected to finish this afternoon at Lakefront Park. Other Media --- Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter…
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan made a quick stop in Hudson where he thanked a group of volunteers working to sort and box food donations for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Hundreds turned out for the event.
UPDATE (6:41 p.m., Oct. 30, 2012): Hundreds turned out Tuesday to see Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan as he stopped for a campaign event at the GOP's Hudson Victory Center. The Wisconsin congressman thanked Hurricane Sandy relief volunteers who were busy boxing up food donations inside. He then walked outside into the River City Center parking lot and stood on a chair to address hundreds of people who gathered outside. "As you know, we have a lot of fellow citizens in the Northeast who are suffering in the wake of this hurricane," Ryan said. "It's great to see Americans come out to help those of us who care about our fellow citizens and are helping those who are in need." The food items collected Tuesday will be sent to …
Monday, October 29, 2012
From world travelers to day-traders, we’re feeling the impact of Hurricane Sandy on our lives here in the Upper Midwest. Here are a few ways to help those in the storm’s path.
More than 60 million people will feel some sort of direct impact from Hurricane Sandy and the other storm systems swirling in the Northeastern United States. Nationwide, however, the “Frankenstorm” impact is spreading, from the shutdown of Wall Street today to canceled travel plans all around the country. According to AccuWeather.com CEO Barry Myers, "Sandy is a hurricane wrapped in a winter storm." Many Twin Cities residents often look at their computer screen or television and wonder, “What can I do to help?” Such is our nature. Here are a few ideas. This is a developing list. Red Cross The Red Cross has started a preventative campaign in areas of the Northeast, using SMS and sound trucks to provide early warning messages. Emergency …
With the same local fervor that we cover our communities, our sister Patches in New Jersey, New York and up and down the East Coast are covering Hurricane Sandy and "Frankenstorm" as well.
Do you have friends or family being affected by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast? You can click on to any of our Patches up and down the East Coast—part of our national Patch community—and get live local updates from communities in the path of the storm including: And contact us with your messages as well—we will share them here and there as the communities brace for the storm.