Found November 23, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
Jeff Klein at the New York Times takes a look at the huge role Brad Richards has taken in the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort in New York. All of which has been done without any publicity coming from his end. Here's Matthew Long, a retired New York firefighter, who lost his Breezy Point home in a fire discussing Richards' contributions... “Brad told me, ‘I just want to come down there and work. He said, ‘I don’t want any Rangers paraphernalia, I’m not going to have any media follow me. If someone knows who I am and I bring a smile to their face, great. If not, I’d rather make them smile just helping people.’ ” Besides helping rebuild homes, Richards has also organized a skating clinic that raised $14,000, a bar fundraiser which raised $15,000 and will be captaining the New York team during the The Operation Hat Trick charity game at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Saturday night. Richards is not alone, as numerous other Rangers players have volunteere...
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