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Toys collected in Huntington/file (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Toys For Tots Kicks Off Season Of Giving

Toys for Tots is the largest holiday toy drive program in the nation.

10/27/2014

Dog at Bergen County Protect and Rescue Foundation in Cliffside Park (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey No-Kill Animal Shelter In Need Of Donations, Transport Vans

For three years stray cats and dogs have found love, shelter and safe haven at the Bergen County Protect and Rescue Foundation in Cliffside Park.

08/04/2014

Salvation Army Cadets sing and dance for donations outside of Penn Station. (Credit CBS 2)

Salvation Army Cadets Are On A Mission To Dance For The Poor

It’s Christmas time in the city! The season is known for holiday staples like the tree at Rockefeller Center, and the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall.

12/13/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (file / credit: AG's Office)

AG: L.I. ‘Scam Artist’ Duped Customers With Kidney Transplant Service

A Long Island “scam artist” has agreed to close up shop after authorities said he charged desperate customers to facilitate kidney donations, a violation of state and federal law.

11/25/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Quinn Slams De Blasio Over Report About Meeting With ‘Slumlord’

City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn attacked rival Bill de Blasio on Sunday, after a newspaper report claimed he met with a “slumlord” on Staten Island.

09/01/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman holds a press conference in Breezy Point, Queens on charities that collected money for superstorm Sandy relief, July 17, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New York AG Report Finds 42 Percent Of Sandy Donations Unspent

Speaking to reporters Wednesday in the flood- and fire-ravaged Breezy Point section of Queens, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman questioned whether aid money has been spent urgently enough in the nearly nine months since the storm.

07/17/2013

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Met Museum Spokesman: Claims About Admissions Policy Are ‘Fiction’

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Museum of Art dismissed as “a total fiction” claims in a published report that the museum bases pay for its cashiers on how much money they bring in despite its policy of only demanding a suggested donation.

07/07/2013

A sign near Chalk Hill Middle school greets students from Sandy Hook on December 18, 2012 in Monroe, Connecticut. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Congresswoman Proposes Incentives To Get Donations To Build New School

Under the proposal, defense contractors that make financial or in-kind donations to help rebuild elementary or secondary schools affected by violent or traumatic events would receive preference for Department of Defense contracts.

06/11/2013

Josh Lockwood of the Red Cross of Greater New York announces a grant for the Brooklyn Community Foundation, May 29, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS880)

Red Cross Defends Sandy Spending, Noting Long-Term Needs

Some advocates suggested the relief organization should have acted with more urgency in the weeks after the storm and left long-haul recovery tasks to someone else.

05/29/2013

People receive aid from a Red Cross mobile distribution center on January 4, 2013 in the Midland Beach area of Staten Island, Jan. 4, 2013. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Red Cross Sandy Donations Remain Unspent; Jersey Shore Residents Frustrated

While President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced the Jersey Shore was “open for business” Tuesday, some residents said they are still in sad shape seven months after Superstorm Sandy – and would like the American Red Cross to step up.

05/28/2013

Lightning strikes during a thunder storm as seen over a tornado devastated home on May 23, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Hoboken Councilman Coordinates Tornado Relief Efforts With Oklahoma Church

Upon seeing the heartbreaking devastation play out on his television screen, Tim Occhipinti, a Hoboken councilman, started making calls. Eventually he reached a Wal-Mart in Oklahoma City.

05/23/2013

A pair of angel wings and balloons stand after being offered at a makeshift shrine to the victims of a elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 16, 2012. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Monetary Distributions To Newtown Victims, Families On Hold

The Newtown-Sandy Hook Community Foundation, which is overseeing more than $11 million, postponed public hearings with the victims’ families planned for Tuesday and Wednesday.

05/07/2013

TD Five Boro Bike Tour (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Strong Support For Boston At Expo In Advance Of 5 Boro Bike Tour

A bike expo was held Friday and Saturday in advance of the Five Boro Bike Tour, and plenty of people were making a point of showing support for Boston.

05/04/2013

Susan Stillwaggon

N.J. Woman Charged With Faking 9-Year-Old Son’s Cancer, Collecting Money

A New Jersey mother was charged this week with lying to multiple people and saying her son had cancer – including the 9-year-old boy himself.

04/27/2013

Danielle Stevens Jewelry B Strong Bracelet (credit: Danielle Stevens)

NY Jewelry Designer Donating All Proceeds From ‘B Strong’ Bracelets To Boston Charity

Danielle Stevens said there are no profits gained from the sale of the B Strong bracelets, with 65 percent of all sales going to The One Fund Boston.

04/23/2013

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