Ithaca firefighter heads to Philippines to support relief effort

Ithaca Firefighter James Wheal left Friday for the Philippines, on a one week trip to support the search, rescue, recovery and long term planning mission that is ongoing following Typhoon Haiyan. Other Ithaca firefighters are covering James’ shifts at the fire house while he goes to help those hit hardest by the typhoon. James is […]

Skorton states concern for those affected by Typhoon Haiyan

President David J. Skorton issued the following statement Nov. 11 regarding the typhoon in the Philippines: The thoughts, concern, and goodwill of the entire Cornell University community turn today toward the Philippines. An estimated nine and a half million people in the central region of the country have suffered losses from Typhoon Haiyan. We are […]

Cornell Trustee donates to first responders whose homes were damaged by Sandy

Cornell trustee Howard Milstein has just made a very thoughtful and generous donation of $2.3 million to the FDNY Foundation and the New York City Police Foundation. His gift is earmarked for first responders whose homes have been damaged by Hurricane Sandy, and he has made it possible for more than 2,000 of them to […]

Cornell Public Service Center

The Public Service Center will connect students and the Cornell community to volunteer opportunities relating to Hurricane Sandy when they become available to us through partnerships like Campus Compact, the American Red Cross and the United Way.

Relief at Cornell University