Kids can bake loaves of challah bread for homeless families at the second annual Mega Challah Bake for Kids.
We asked how your family gives back, and here are your stories of amazing kids who make the Long Island community better every day.
We asked how your family gives back, and here are your stories of amazing kids who make the Manhattan community better every day.
We asked how your family gives back, and here are your stories of amazing kids who make the Brooklyn community better every day.
We asked how your family gives back, and here are your stories of amazing kids who make the Queens community better every day.
We asked how your family gives back, and here are your stories of amazing kids who make the Westchester County community better every day.
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Empire City Casino presented nearly 1,000 items to Catholic Charities, collected during the casino’s 10th Annual “Christmas Spirit” Toy and Coat Drive.
The Detective Rafael Ramos Foundation will be launching its Backpack Project on September 15 at P.S. 59 William Floyd School in Brooklyn, and on September 23 at P.S. 151 Lyndon B. Johnson School in Brooklyn.
A local Girl Scout troop donated all of their cookie sale profits to help the city's homeless veterans.
President Obama announced the new Community Diaper Program for families in need and Huggies is donating 22 million diapers.
The Seeds of Change Grant Program, which will award a total of $300,000 to school and community gardens, is accepting applications through March 28.
Bowlmor AMF has teamed up with Fighting America from December 18 to January 3 to host the third annual Jingle Bowl, where a dollar will be donated to for every strike bowled.
Carol Suchman bought the entire inventory of Hudson Party Store in the West Village and donated thousands of toys and stuffed animals to the NYC Department of Homeless Services.
Connect the Kids NYC and KNeoWorld Inc. have teamed up to raise money through an Indegogo campaign to supply tablets and game-based learning software to students with special needs in NYC.
Ten-year-old Zachary Kaplan partnered with Care Bears to give 400 at-risk children teddy bears as part of Care Bears National #ShareYourCare Day on Sept. 9.
Operation ResCUTE helps local animal shelters in aiding their adoption efforts, so every animal can find a loving home, just like the founder's beloved rescued canine.
Young students at Rockland Jewish Academy, an independent school of just 85 students, collected 135 pairs of shoes for those in need this fall, to benefit the Soles4Souls organization.
There are ways to make your child's trick-or-treating experience more meaningful than just collecting bags of candy. By participating in the 60-year-old Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF program, not only will your kids learn the importance of fundraising and having a global impact, but they will gain an invaluable sense of self-worth through helping other children across the world.
Mitzvah Market developed Mitzvah Organizer, a b'nai mitzvah planning program to helps parents who are planning a bar or bat mitzvah stay organized and stress-free.
Give more than just Halloween candy this holiday season by giving back to the community and volunteering at Spirit Halloween's Spirit of Children parties at hospitals in and around the New York City area.
Actor Josh Lucas attended Only Make Believe's SPiN Out of Spring event at SPiN: NYC, where he played ping pong with young professionals to support the nonprofit organization that brings live theater to children suffering from chronic illness and disabilities.
Getting active with your family has many physical benefits, but walking for a cause can also teach compassion and the value of volunteerism. There are many annual fundraising walks in the New York City area that raise money and awareness for causes close to many of our hearts, including special needs and children's causes.
UPDATED MARCH 2016: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Manhattan that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference.
The Take Your Place campaign launches nationwide March 1 to provide actions people can take on a national and local level to help end hunger and food insecurity in America. Through the campaign, you're just a click away from making a difference.