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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.
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.
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.
Find food drives, coat drives, toy drives, and more charitable causes that are accepting donations this holiday season in the New York metro area, including New York City, Long Island, and the suburbs.
The following charitable organizations are accepting donations throughout the holiday season for needy families in Rockland County, NY.
The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company in Park Slope houses the non-profit 826 NYC - together, these organizations lead local children in the fight against crime and poor grammar.
At ClassWish.org, teachers can create an online Wish List of the supplies they need for their classrooms. Members of the community can visit the site and make a tax-deductible donation to help bring these much needed supplies to local schools.
A chronically ill child faces weeks or even months of this; many times these children spend more time at the hospital than at home. Michael Raccuiam hopes to alleviate some of the kids’ anxiety at Schneider Children’s Hospital through magic.
Queens' Astoria Sports Complex hosted a heart disease awareness event in February in honor of the Go Red for Women initiative's National Wear Red Day.
Actress and mother of three Jennie Garth, best known for her role as Kelly Taylor on the TV series "Beverly Hills 90210," is now a spokesperson for Hidden Valley's "Love Your Veggies" campaign. Garth talks to us about life with three daughters, veggie advocacy, and her upcoming projects.
On Monday, April 12th DO40 will present its first-ever song and dance concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Project Achieve and the NYC HIV Vaccine Trials Unit. Former gypsy and perennial television star Valerie Harper (right), on the heels of her new Broadway show, LOOPED, will make a special appearance along with guests Anita Gillette (photo, bottom right) and Marge Champion. DO40 members will be heavily represented, and guests from the ballet and modern world will also appear and donate their performances for these important causes.
Los Angeles Race Fantastique ("LARF"), a scavenger-hunt race production company, is producing a fundraiser in favor of Marriage Equality on April 18, 2010.
Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (The Center) will present BROADWAY BACKWARDS 5, a one night only event, on Monday, February 22 at 8 PM at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center. BROADWAY BACKWARDS 5 is produced by BC/EFA and will benefit BC/EFA and The Center.
On February 26 and 27, hundreds of thousands of American teens will go hungry in an effort to help Haiti quake survivors and fight global hunger through World Vision’s 30-Hour Famine. This year, a portion of funds raised by 30-Hour Famine groups will go toward Haiti’s long-term recovery.
Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Nassau County are accepting donations or need volunteers.
Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Suffolk County are accepting donations or need volunteers.
Want to do some good this holiday season? These location in Fairfield County need your help.
Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Westchester County need your help.
Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Rockland County need your help.
Want to do some good this holiday season? The following places around Queens need your help.
Give back this Thanksgiving by volunteering in your community. Whether it’s by giving your time, money, or food donations, you can make a difference. The following locations in Brooklyn need your help.
In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, video game developer and publisher TECMO® has been working with several local and national philanthropic organizations to bring Family Fun Football, a casual, “pick up and play” style football game exclusively for Wii™, to kids and families who are sick or in need.
Read about celebrity parent Marissa Jaret Winokur - Broadway actress, singer, dancer, and first-time mom of 15-month-old son Zev.
For the 2009 holiday season, Robin Hood, the non-profit organization committed to fighting poverty in New York City and FreshDirect, one of the nation’s leading online gourmet food providers and grocery delivery services, are coming together to help feed 120,000 New Yorkers in need.
Broadcast Journalist Brenda Blackmon has had her share of accolades and honors, from Emmys, to Associated Press awards, to two honorary doctorate degrees – and in March of 2006, she was chosen one of The Network Journal’s “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business.”