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NYY Steak To Host Charity Wine Function With Former Bronx Bomber

The steakhouse inspired by the Bronx Bombers will host a charity wine dinner on Thursday to raise money for the fight against hunger and poverty in the United States.

09/10/2012

A firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed September 11, 2001. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Former NFL Star Inspires Others With His Journey For 9/11

In 2008 retired Super Bowl Champion George Martin walked across the country in an effort to help those 9-11 responders who were not receiving the medical treatment that they needed.

09/09/2012

Josh Groban and Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley To Perform On ‘Teachers Rock’

Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Josh Groban and more come together next month for a music-filled night celebrating educators around the country who make learning fun.

07/25/2012

From left: Chris Brown (credit; Jason Merritt/Getty Images); Drake (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Chris Brown, Drake Reportedly Offered Celebrity Boxing Match To Officially Settle Score

The bar brawl between Chris Brown and Drake in a SoHo nightclub two weeks ago may be the fight that saves Chris Brown’s career.

06/27/2012

JFS Wheels for Meals (file / credit: JFS)

Stories From Main Street: Alpine Teen Starts Charity Bike Ride To Help Others

What would you do if you were 13-years-old and you had $30,000? David Feuerstein gave it all away, but when it was gone he still wanted to do more.

05/21/2012

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The 7 Best Places To Volunteer In NYC

Spring is an ideal time to get out there and try something new. Have you thought about volunteering? Here are the 7 best places to offer your time and talents in New York City.

CBS New York–03/28/2012

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One Dollar Can Make A Difference: A New Yorker’s Push To Collect $1M For Charity

A dollar can make a difference and this holiday season one man is making a major push using that mantra to help needy New Yorkers.

12/27/2011

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‘Sidewalk Santa School’ In Session Thursday On The Upper West Side

A 109-year tradition, Volunteers of America’s Sidewalk Santas can be found stationed beside their signature chimneys throughout Manhattan every Friday in December. But not without some schooling first.

11/17/2011

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

NJ Children’s Cancer Charity Accused Of Using Funds To Buy Luxury Cars

It’s a cancer charity charade that’s outraged a community. A New Jersey couple is accused of running a phony group that claimed to help children battling cancer, but instead, investigators say they helped themselves.

10/13/2011

INN Volunteers (credit: The INN/Facebook)

Long Island Charity Plans Open House To Recruit Volunteers On Sunday

The INN, located in Hempstead, will opening the doors to Long Island’s largest soup kitchen, the Mary Brennan INN, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to give the community an opportunity to tour the facility and learn about the agency’s programs.

09/24/2011

Tsunami damage in Kesennuma city, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan - Apr 14, 2011 (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Keeps Helping Japan Through Stamford-Based AmeriCares

AmeriCares president Curt Welling told reporters that the third delivery of medical and hygiene supplies is now on it’s way from Toyko to Sendai.

04/15/2011

Stephen Paletta with Oprah Winfrey (credit: GiveBack.org)

Westchester Businessman Launches 100 Days Of Giving To Charity

After winning “Oprah’s Big Give” Port Chester businessman Stephen Paletta got to thinking – ‘Wouldn’t it be great if everyday people could set up their own foundations?’

04/15/2011

Classroom (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Charity To Announce Annual Scholarship Winners

A Long Island charity will announce the winners of its annual college scholarship this Friday in Babylon.

04/10/2011

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Office Manager For L.I. Charity Accused Of Stealing Funds

The office manager of a well-known Long Island charity is charged with stealing more than $130,000 by using the organization’s credit cards for personal spending sprees, police said.

03/09/2011

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Kids Help Kids Less Fortunate Keep Warm During Winter

As the temperatures drop, families will need to keep their children warm so a group on Long Island is encouraging children to do just that and help other kids.

12/20/2010

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