Sandy Victims Get Homes Thanks to 12-12-12 Concert Proceeds
“And we sat there and cried and hugged and cried,” Brooks said. “It was very depressing at first. It was really depressing.”
Not anymore. On 3-30-13, Mary moved into a brand-new rental — a modular home mostly paid for by the Robin Hood Foundation — the non-profit distributing the 12-12-12 concert cash.
“It’s beautiful — after going from motel to motel,” Brooks said.
“The Robin Hood Foundation was a God-send,” said Donna Blaze who heads the non-profit Affordable Housing Alliance. She bought 17 modular units with the Robin Hood Foundation grant. Nine are up already — and all will be rented to Sandy refugees.
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