Michele Connolly waits in line for free gasoline distributed by the National Guard at the Armory on November 3, 2012 of Staten Island borough of New York City. With the death toll currently over 100 and millions of homes and businesses …
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FINDLAY, Ohio - An Ohio-based oil refiner is donating money and food to people recovering from Superstorm Sandy.
Findlay-based Marathon Petroleum Corp. plans to give $250,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief.
The company is also donating nearly 120,000 ready-to-eat meals to Feeding America so that they can be handed out to victims along the East Coast.
Marathon's senior vice president of human resources Rodney Nichols says the company hopes to provide some relief to those who are recovering from storm's damage.
The Red Cross said that by Friday it had raised $117 million in donations and pledges.
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Three months after Superstorm Sandy ravaged coastal areas in much of the Northeast, Congress on Monday sent a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for storm victims to President Barack Obama for his signature.
President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in Ohio following Superstorm Sandy and ordered federal aid to help in recovery efforts in areas affected by the storm.