Monday 17th December 2018,
Room In Our Hearts

Browsing the "Bayshore" Tag

Sister to sister


Two sets of sisters connected through Superstorm Sandy. The "Santoro Sisters" of Middletown helped RIOH decorate a room for two sisters that just moved into a permanent rental after their home was flooded by Sandy. Since the Santoro sisters were [...]

April 23, 2015 Buzz, Testimonials
Room In Our Hearts

RIOH Makes the NJ Spotlight Top 10 List

Room In Our Hearts (RIOH) has received recognition as being number 7 out of 10 groups still helping NJ Sandy victims recover. Click on link below and find out why! [...]

April 8, 2015 Buzz
child sized piano


Another family moved back into their home in Union Beach, after living in a RV (yup - that's correct) on their front lawn for almost 2 years. This meant that five boys, Mom, Dad and their dog and cat could [...]

October 23, 2014 Buzz
Dog bed

“Maxx” Man’s Best Friend Finally Sleeps in His Own Bed

When Joe Fayertag lost his home in Union Beach to Hurricane Sandy, he slept wherever he could at night-including his car. His faithful friend and companion was his dog Maxx, who was temporarily adopted by a buddy. Weeks later while [...]

September 23, 2014 Testimonials
Big check given to RIOH

RIOH Continues Their Work with the Help of SAVE THE JERSEY SHORE Foundation

Most folks think that damage cause by Hurricane Sandy is long gone but that is far from the truth. There are still thousands of homes in Monmouth and Ocean counties that are still not occupied and it is almost 2 years [...]

August 13, 2014 Buzz
Cozy dining area

Space Without Walls

A recent room that we did presented  a challenge. When we first opened the front door it was just a rectangular room. Vertical blinds were hung on both sets of window that provided the only natural lighting and gorgeous view [...]

July 10, 2014 Uncategorized
Safety First

Safety First!

Safety First! That's how we started a job at a remodeled home in Port Monmouth. Hanging drapes that made the only small window in the bedroom look bigger was just the start. After taking off her safety glass, RIOH volunteer [...]

July 2, 2014 DIY

Cozy Living Room Makeover

        The comment made by homeowner was "We don't know what to do with this room . . . no one does." RIOH was presented with the obstacles: small square room, no windows, front door of house was [...]

June 23, 2014 DIY
So remember, don't discard all those dark pine colonial pieces, reinvent them!

Colonial Pine Hutch or Modern Shabby Chic

If you are looking for a nice hutch, there is an abundance of dark pine colonial pieces available. The structure is very solid and the prices of them are generally very cheap. I know, I know, it's not your style [...]

February 27, 2014 DIY


The Epstein family moved to Leonardo, NJ over 20 years ago and couldn't believe how lucky they were to wake up every day to a view of the Sandy Hook Bay and the #NewYork skyline. Their front yard was direct access to [...]

June 27, 2013 Buzz