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World Vision Gifts that Benefit the Free Wheelchair Mission

World Vision Gifts that Benefit the Free Wheelchair Mission

This holiday season help out a child with a physical disability somewhere around the world. By donating money through World Vision gifts, you can help the Free Wheelchair Mission assist kids in need.

Bloomingdale's Gifts that Support Children with Special Needs

Bloomingdale's Gifts that Support Children with Special Needs

From teddy bears to celebrity-designed ornaments, Bloomingdale's has gifts that give back. Purchase any of the following presents this holiday season and the department store will donate profits to the Child Mind Institute.

Baby Gardner Gifts that Benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

Baby Gardner Gifts that Benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

From vintage baby mobiles to felt baby shoes, Baby Gardner has gifts that give back. Purchase any of the following presents this holiday season and 5% of all their online sales for the year will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Gifts that Benefit Kids in Need

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Gifts that Benefit Kids in Need

From bunny blankets to a football-shaped savings bank, St. Jude's has gifts that help support their children's research hospital. Purchase any of the following presents this holiday season and the profits benefit the kids with various special needs that come to St. Jude's for assistance.

Holiday Gifts to Benefit Westchester Charity Organization, Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Holiday Gifts to Benefit Westchester Charity Organization, Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Want to make a holiday gift purchase that helps a local charity? Consider one of the festive holiday cards from Guiding Eyes for the Blind, an organization based out of Yorktown Heights in Westchester County.

Blauvelt Lions Leos Lend a Hand in Rockland and Manhattan

Blauvelt Lions Leos Lend a Hand in Rockland and Manhattan

From Spring Valley, NY to the streets of Manhattan, a pack of youth volunteers from Tappan Zee High School assembled on a sunny Saturday to help those in need.

The 2nd Annual Great Chappaqua Bake Sale Raises More than $10,000 to Fight Childhood Hunger

The 2nd Annual Great Chappaqua Bake Sale Raises More than $10,000 to Fight Childhood Hunger

Westchester County's Second Annual Great Chappaqua Bake Sale was a great success, raising about $12,000 for the Great American Bake Sale's "No Kid Hungry" initiative to end childhood hunger in the U.S.

Bounce! Rockland's Grand Opening Will Benefit Four Local Charities

Bounce! Rockland's Grand Opening Will Benefit Four Local Charities

Bounce! Trampoline Sports, a new sports facility in Rockland County, has planned a Grand Opening Celebration from which it will donate 100 percent of proceeds to four local charities.

Jewels Insitute Yoga Fundraiser Raises $6,000 for Children's Speech Therapy Program

Jewels Insitute Yoga Fundraiser Raises $6,000 for Children's Speech Therapy Program

The Jewels Institute, a nonprofit organization in New Rochelle, hosted a yoga fundraiser to raise money for its free Speak to the Beat program, a speech therapy program offered to local children who are underserved or have special needs.

Kids of Courage Takes 150 Sick Kids on the Summer Vacation of a Lifetime

Kids of Courage Takes 150 Sick Kids on the Summer Vacation of a Lifetime

Kids of Courage, a Long Island-based nonprofit organization, took more than 100 local children, all either chronically ill or with severe special needs, on a nine-day summer vacation to San Francisco.

Etnies Shoe Line Benefits Autism Speaks

Etnies Shoe Line Benefits Autism Speaks

Etnies, maker of action shoes and apparel, has partnered with Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, to create co-branded kids' RVM and Fader footwear that support Autism Speaks' mission.

Bowling for Pajamas in Westchester

Bowling for Pajamas in Westchester

The Westchester County chapter of the Pajama Program will host its Third Annual Bowl-a-Rama for Pajamas this October, in support of the nonprofit organization's goal to provide half a million children with warm pajamas by the end of the year.

Swimmers Raise More Than $8,000 for United Hospice of Rockland

Swimmers Raise More Than $8,000 for United Hospice of Rockland

Participants in Rockland County's first-ever Swim for Hospice charity event raised thousands of dollars for United Hospice of Rockland. Several local teens took the opportunity to honor the late swim coach Keith Furey.

Smart Shoppers Can Support Underserved NYC Teens with the Opportunity Card

Smart Shoppers Can Support Underserved NYC Teens with the Opportunity Card

Those who purchase an Opportunity Card to benefit the NYC nonprofit Futures and Options can save 20 percent on their fall shopping while helping underserved youth.

NYC Autism Speaks Gala Raises More than $66,000

NYC Autism Speaks Gala Raises More than $66,000

Autism Speaks' third annual Autism Speaks to Young Professionals summer gala, held in NYC, raised more than $66,000 for autism research and advocacy. The funds will help raise awareness and funds on behalf of individuals living with autism.

Shop for a Cause at Macy's to Benefit the March of Dimes

Shop for a Cause at Macy's to Benefit the March of Dimes

Back-to-school shoppers can help a worthy cause: During Macy's annual Shop for a Cause program on August 27, in-store and online shoppers can save 25 percent on their purchases when they donate $5 to the March of Dimes.

Volunteer with Your Kids in the Community this Year

Volunteer with Your Kids in the Community this Year

Volunteering with your kids in the community brings a sense of pride and satisfaction. Helping others and getting involved in charities also presents a bonding experience for the whole family. Find out why you should and how you can donate time with your kids in a fun way this year

Galli Theater Benefit Raises More Than $2,500 for Dr. Fairytale

Galli Theater Benefit Raises More Than $2,500 for Dr. Fairytale

The Second Annual Galli Theater Benefit in Manhattan raised more than $2,500 for Dr. Fairytale, an NYC-based nonprofit program that brings the healing power of fairytales to seriously ill children and their families.

Bank of America Announces $1 Million Multi-Year Donation to Support Special Olympics

Bank of America Announces $1 Million Multi-Year Donation to Support Special Olympics

Bank of America, proud sponsor of Special Olympics for more than three decades, today announced a three-year $1 million contribution to support Special Olympics, a global organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for people with intellectual disabilities and special needs.

Fairfield, CT Dentist Helps Haitian Children Find Their Smiles

Fairfield, CT Dentist Helps Haitian Children Find Their Smiles

Dr. Gregory Mokotoff of Kids First Dentistry in Fairfield, CT visited Haiti to provide dental care to underprivileged children.

Long Island Teens Start Dance Costume Drive

Long Island Teens Start Dance Costume Drive

Five Long Island teenagers founded From Our Hearts to Your Toes this spring to collect gently used dance costumes for underprivileged local children.

The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Honors 2011 Humanitarians

The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Honors 2011 Humanitarians

The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester's 17th annual Humanitarian Award Dinner was held Saturday, June 4, at Lexus of Mount Kisco, honoring the 2011 humanitarians of the year. The event raised more than $350,000 for the club's programs and scholarship funds.

Local Children Raise $500 for Rockland Community College's Campus Fun and Learn Center

Local Children Raise $500 for Rockland Community College's Campus Fun and Learn Center

Three Rockland County children organized a plant sale this spring to raise money for the Community College's Campus Fun and Learn Center.

Kids Helping Kids: Trike-A-Thon for St. Jude's

Kids Helping Kids: Trike-A-Thon for St. Jude's

For the second year in a row, the Centereach/Selden Kiwanis Club and the Suffolk County moms' group The No Drama Mamas are running a Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The fundraising event takes place June 5 in Mount Sinai, New York.

Nanuet Residents Rally to Rebuild the Community's Lost 'Castle Playground'

Nanuet Residents Rally to Rebuild the Community's Lost 'Castle Playground'

Rockland County residents have vowed to restore Nanuet, NY's Highview Community Playground for the next generation. Advocates will host a variety of fundraising events this summer to purchase materials in time for a rebuild in October.




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