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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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Danny's Wish Distributes 30 iPads to Autistic Children
The iPad for Austism campaign is an ongoing fundraiser created by Danny's Wish as a way to provide iPads to needy kids who may otherwise be unable to afford one. Recently, Danny's Wish, a Long Island-based special needs organization, distributed 30 iPads to autistic children in 19 different states. (read the story...)

New York Methodist Hospital Seeks Volunteers
New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn is looking for volunteers to commit to 150 hours of service within a six-month span. (read the story...)

Sweet Street Music: Sing for Hope to Install 88 Pop-Up Pianos in NYC This Summer
On June 18, 88 pianos will pop up in parks and public spaces throughout New York City, and everyone is encouraged to stop and play. (read the story...)

Drive4Rebecca Completes Cross-Country Advocacy Tour
On April 16, Jon Singer and his daughter Rebecca, along with friends and family, set out on a 3,500-mile cross-country trek from New York to California to raise money and awareness for special needs advocacy. (read the story...)

New York Red Bulls Kick-Start 'New York's Got Wings' Campaign
The Red Bulls, New York's only professional soccer team, kick-started an initiative to energize soccer programs and camps throughout the five boroughs. (read the story...)

Goya Gives Campaign Asks for Your Help to Fight Hunger
Through May 29, Goya is committed to donating one million pounds of healthy Goya products to food pantries in 11 communities. They are also asking for help from you. (read the story...)

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women
Women suffer disproportionately from hunger, poverty, and disease—seven out of 10 hungry people worldwide are women. Hunger and poverty are directly related to the status of women in society; because women are often the main caregivers in their families, they are the critical link in improving their children's overall well-being. (read the story...)

Japan’s Top Soccer Players Come Together for Special Fundraising Event for Japan Disaster Relief
Sports network company, One World Sports, will broadcast the Japan Earthquake Relief Soccer Match between Japan’s National Team, the Samurai Blue and the J-League All Star team, in support of American Red Cross Japanese disaster relief efforts. (read the story...)

NYC's Japan Society Accepting Contributions for Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Victims
The Japan Society has created a relief fund and is now accepting contributions to aid the thousands of victims affected by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. (read the story...)

Build-A-Bear Partners with St. Jude to Offer 'Cause for Celebration' Parties
The Build-A-Bear Workshop introduced its new "Cause for Celebration" parties, which will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and support children's cancer research. (read the story...)

March for Babies in the New York Metro Area
The March for Babies presents the perfect opportunity to get moving with your family — and teach them a little something about giving back in the process. Find a March happening in your area this spring. (read the story...)

Vicki's Studio to Hold Dance Fundraiser for Sassano Family
Vicki's Studio, a family-oriented dance center in New City, will hold a Mother/Daughter Dance Fundraiser to support the family of Dana Sassano, a former student at the studio who tragically lost her life in a car accident. (read the story...)

Nominate Your Child’s Dentist for A Good Cause
FireFly toothbrush is holding a nationwide contest in search of pediatric dentists who go above and beyond when serving underprivileged children. (read the story...)

NYC Cycle for Survival 2011 Raises $4.2 Million with Help of Team Perry
Team Perry, led by the Zimmerman family, helped NYC's 2011 Cycle for Survival raise more than $4 million for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. (read the story...)

A Playground for Jillian
Four-year-old Jillian Cordi of South Farmingdale, NY, got her very own playground courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and a little help from her community. (read the story...)

New York Photographer Hosts Fundraiser for Pediatric Cancer With Special Discounts
New York-based newborn and child photographer Christine DeSavino has teamed up with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization to raise much-needed funds to find a cure for pediatric cancer. DeSavino has already raised over $1,000 for the Foundation and is asking New Yorkers to support this very important cause with some special offers. (read the story...)

In Our Neighborhoods: A Family Fights to 'Strike Out' Pediatric Cancer
What started two years ago as a bar mitzvah project has raised nearly $80,000 for pediatric cancer and evolved into one NYC family's way of doing good together. (read the story...)


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