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New York Methodist Hospital Seeks Volunteers

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.

Sweet Street Music: Sing for Hope to Install 88 Pop-Up Pianos in NYC This Summer

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.

Drive4Rebecca Completes Cross-Country Advocacy Tour

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.

New York Red Bulls Kick-Start 'New York's Got Wings' Campaign

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.

Goya Gives Campaign Asks for Your Help to Fight Hunger

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.

Reducing Global Hunger and Poverty Starts with Better Nutrition for Women

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.

Japan’s Top Soccer Players Come Together for Special Fundraising Event for Japan Disaster Relief

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.

NYC's Japan Society Accepting Contributions for Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Victims

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.

Build-A-Bear Partners with St. Jude to Offer 'Cause for Celebration' Parties

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.

March for Babies in the New York Metro Area

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.

Vicki's Studio to Hold Dance Fundraiser for Sassano Family

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.

Nominate Your Child’s Dentist for A Good Cause

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.

NYC Cycle for Survival 2011 Raises $4.2 Million with Help of Team Perry

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.

A Playground for Jillian

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.

New York Photographer Hosts Fundraiser for Pediatric Cancer With Special Discounts

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.

In Our Neighborhoods: A Family Fights to 'Strike Out' Pediatric Cancer

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.

Holiday Charity Drives in the New York Metro Area

Holiday Charity Drives in the New York Metro Area

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.

Holiday Charity Drives in Rockland County, NY

Holiday Charity Drives in Rockland County, NY

The following charitable organizations are accepting donations throughout the holiday season for needy families in Rockland County, NY.

826 NYC: The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company's Secret (Literacy) Weapon

826 NYC: The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company's Secret (Literacy) Weapon

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.

ClassWish.org Helps Get Needed Supplies to Classrooms

ClassWish.org Helps Get Needed Supplies to Classrooms

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.

Making Magic...at Schneider Children’s Hospital

Making Magic...at Schneider Children’s Hospital

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.

Astoria Sports Complex Shows Its Colors

Astoria Sports Complex Shows Its Colors

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.

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

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.

Harper, Gillette, and Champion Join Dancers Over 40 Benefit, 4/12

Harper, Gillette, and Champion Join Dancers Over 40 Benefit, 4/12

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.

Harris, Chenoweth & More To Attend LARF Scavenger-hunt

Harris, Chenoweth & More To Attend LARF Scavenger-hunt

Los Angeles Race Fantastique ("LARF"), a scavenger-hunt race production company, is producing a fundraiser in favor of Marriage Equality on April 18, 2010.




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