Former President Jimmy Carter, first lady Rosalynn help homeowners rebuild in Union Beach

Homeowners rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy received help from a high-ranking volunteer on Saturday. Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited Union Beach to

The Carters joined 140 volunteers to fix 18 homes ravaged by the storm.

The Carters joined 140 volunteers to fix 18 homes ravaged by the storm. (10/12/13)

UNION BEACH - Homeowners rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy received help from a high-ranking volunteer on Saturday.

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited Union Beach to help residents recover from the October 2012 storm. Having worked with Habitat for Humanity for the past 30 years, the Carters joined 140 volunteers to fix 18 homes ravaged by the elements.

Union Beach Mayor Paul Smith says 480 families are still displaced from the storm, but that outside help is always appreciated - especially when it comes from someone in Carter's position.

The Carters volunteer for Habitat for Humanity one full week out of the year. Their stop in Union Beach was the final stop on a tour that brought them to New York, Colorado and California.


 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: News conference on arrest in murder of 1 VIDEO: News conference on arrest in murder of Sarah Butler
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 2 New Jersey Weather Forecast
More than 1,000 runners dressed as Santa Claus 3 Santas run through Asbury Park for charity
Police: Teen student arrested for terror threats against 4 Police: Teen makes threats against Linden H.S. students
Andrew Ehinger shows off some gadgets that are 5 The Download - Hot for the Holidays: Part 2

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE