Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
Bronx Family Donates Custom Wheelchair In Memory Of Their DaughterMichelle Mohan died of mitochondrial disease in the fall. Her parents are donating her custom wheelchair to a woman from Puerto Rico.
Weill Cornell Gifted $75 Million For Cancer ResearchThe school's cancer research center will be named the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center. Weill Cornell's flagship building on the Upper East Side also will bear their name and will be called the Sandra and Edward Meyer Research and Education Building.
Sarah Jessica Parker Steps In To Help Family Impacted By Yonkers Car CrashActress Sarah Jessica Parker pitched in this week to help a Yonkers family in need.
CUNY Receives $25 Million GrantThe City University of New York on Monday announced that it has received a $25 million donation from the Stella and Charles Guttmann Foundation, to support community college initiatives.
Man Who Claimed To Be Homeless Defends Accepting Boots From CopThe man once identified as homeless as a New York City police officer gave him a pair of boots in Times Square last fall has been tracked down to an apartment in the Bronx.
Colleges On Long Island Pull In Record DonationsFive schools on Long Island received donations that either matched or exceeded their largest gifts ever.
Bloomberg Gives $350 Million To Johns Hopkins UniversityNew York Mayor Michael Bloomberg donated has $350 million to his alma mater of Johns Hopkins University, the bulk of it intended to expand its research on such cross-discipline issues as global health and urban revitalization.
Some Procrastinate On Thanksgiving Shopping, Others Donate It AllSome people have already completed their shopping in preparation for cooking that Thanksgiving Day feast, while others will be waiting until the last minute.
Annual Coat Drive Begins Earlier, Faces Higher Demand In Wake Of SandyNew York Cares said the goal is to collect 50,000 coats before Thanksgiving so they can be distributed to storm victims as quickly as possible.
Yankees To Donate $500K To Red Cross In Wake Of Sandy“The damage and destruction to the Tri-State area caused by Hurricane Sandy is daunting, but we have seen the great resiliency of this region before,” Hal Steinbrenner said in a statement.
Taylor Swift Gives Free Tickets To School For The DeafThe singer also donated $10,000 to its music program to the Boston school after they were the subject of a 4chan prank.