Politics and Policy
The ABC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter and Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) have partnered on an effort to bring nine Little Free Libraries to Pinellas County in Florida. Little Free Libraries are “take a book, leave a book” libraries designed to encourage kids to read by making books easily accessible at no cost.
In the wake of the Boston marathon bombings, The ABC Massachusetts Chapter has made a contribution to the One Fund Boston, Inc., the charity set up by Gov. Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas Menino to provide support to those affected by this tragic event.
Superstorm Sandy is estimated to have caused more than $50 billion in damage to property, infrastructure and lost business. During the Dec. 17 Superstorm Sandy Reconstruction Summit in Trenton, N.J., attendees will learn more about what is being done to alleviate the damage
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, ABC chapters and members donated time, manpower, money and other necessities to help those affected along the East Coast.
OSHA is providing safety assistance, information, and training to professionals and volunteers who are working to restore damaged areas after Hurricane Sandy.
ABC showed its support for veterans and Hurricane Sandy survivors Nov. 6 when the Free Enterprise Alliance announced it had sponsored veteran Matt Runyon, El Segundo, Calif., as he joined Team Rubicon’s relief efforts.