Rikers Inmates Donated Their Long Johns to Storm Victims

A sign of Rikers Island, where IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be held, is pictured in Queens, New York on May 16, 2011. A New York judge denied IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn bail on Monday, despite an offer from his defense team to put up $1 million in cash and surrender all his travel documents. The judge ordered the IMF chief detained, two days after he was pulled off a plane and accused of trying to rape a Manhattan hotel chambermaid. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/2011 AFP

Proving that we really are all in this together, guards and inmates at Rikers Island contributed laundry services, labor, and supplies to storm-hit parts of the city, including their underwear, the New York Times reports. "The jail supplied generators and gas to fuel them to neighborhoods in the dark, and donated long underwear usually given to inmates." Touching!