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Operation ResCUTE “Paws” it Forward

Operation ResCUTE “Paws” it Forward

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.

Rockland Jewish Academy Students Collect 135 Pairs of Shoes for Soles4Souls

Rockland Jewish Academy Students Collect 135 Pairs of Shoes for Soles4Souls

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.

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

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 Develops B'Nai Mitzvah Planning Software

Mitzvah Market Develops B'Nai Mitzvah Planning Software

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.

Celebrate Halloween With Spirit of Children

Celebrate Halloween With Spirit of Children

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.

Josh Lucas Plays Ping Pong for Charity

Josh Lucas Plays Ping Pong for Charity

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.

Fundraising Walks in the New York City Area

Fundraising Walks in the New York City Area

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.

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Manhattan

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Manhattan

UPDATED MARCH 2015: 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.

'Take Your Place' to End Hunger in America

'Take Your Place' to End Hunger in America

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.

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Queens

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Queens

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Queens that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Brooklyn

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Brooklyn

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Brookyln that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Westchester County, NY

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Westchester County, NY

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Westchester County that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Rockland County, NY

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Rockland County, NY

UPDATED MARCH 2015: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Rockland County that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

Spread The Holiday Spirit: Toy Drives In NYC

Spread The Holiday Spirit: Toy Drives In NYC

If you're wondering where to donate toys in New York City this year, look no further. We've tracked down toy drives in Manhattan, toy drives in Brooklyn, toy drives in the Bronx, and toy drives in Queens. Teach your child about donating to a good cause this holiday season.

Five Tips for Fundraising at School

Five Tips for Fundraising at School

Read below for tips and advice on fundraising in schools. Local fundraising efforts can benefit your child's education, and raising money for schools can be rewarding for your community. School fundraisers are a great way to get the school supplies, quality teachers, and safe school environment that children thrive in.

10 Essential Items to Donate to Animal Shelters post Hurricane Sandy

10 Essential Items to Donate to Animal Shelters post Hurricane Sandy

Dr. Jan Pol, acclaimed veterinarian and star of National Geographic's hit series, The Incredible Dr. Pol, shares his insight on the best products to donate to animal shelters impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

How to Help NYC Recover from Hurricane Sandy

How to Help NYC Recover from Hurricane Sandy

Provided by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, this list includes relief groups and other trusted charitable organizations where you can donate time or money to help Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York City.

Prasanthi Studio in Pelham Offers Free Yoga for Kids During Storm Recovery

Prasanthi Studio in Pelham Offers Free Yoga for Kids During Storm Recovery

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Prasanthi Studio in Pelham, NY, hosts free yoga workshops for local kids left without power and with a week of no school.

Jumpstart Announces Ashanti as Celebrity Ambassador for 2012 Read for the Record® Campaign

Jumpstart Announces Ashanti as Celebrity Ambassador for 2012 Read for the Record® Campaign

Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization, announced the official kick-off to its 2012 Read for the Record campaign on Sept. 25. As part of this year's campaign, Jumpstart will host nearly 250 Read for the Record events nationwide to set a new world reading record and raise awareness of the importance of quality early education.

Search for Top Youth Volunteers

Search for Top Youth Volunteers

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor kids for their outstanding volunteerism and community service, and they're now accepting applications for 2013.

Send a High Five to Help Special Olympics Athletes

Send a High Five to Help Special Olympics Athletes

Through VSP Vision Care's Send a High Five campaign, you can help up to 50,000 Special Olympics athletes receive eye exams and related vision services with just a few clicks.

Fundraising Walks in Fairfield County, CT this September

Fundraising Walks in Fairfield County, CT this September

These fundraising walks and runs in Fairfield County, CT, encourage the whole family to participate while raising awareness and support for national and local charities. Join one in Darien, Fairfield, Norwalk, Ridgefield, or Southport.

Get 25% Off at Macy's and Help the March of Dimes

Get 25% Off at Macy's and Help the March of Dimes

Shoppers can purchase a 25 percent off coupon valid at all Macy's stores on Aug. 25, during the store's annual "Shop for a Cause" sale. Proceeds from the savings pass sales will benefit the March of Dimes.

Ethan Bortnick Launches Single To Benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Ethan Bortnick Launches Single To Benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Ethan Bortnick, a talented young musician and philanthropist, just released his latest song as an iTunes charitable download, with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

The Healing Powers of Imagination and Laughter

The Healing Powers of Imagination and Laughter

A free theater program, Only Make Believe, marks 12 years of bringing the healing power of laughter and imagination to more than 25,000 chronically ill kids and those with disabilities throughout hospitals in New York City.




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