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Quai Jefferson and his mother, Vaida at Yankees HOPE Week (Credit: CBS 2)

Yankees HOPE Week Honors Teen For Caring For Mom With Multiple Sclerosis

Quai Jefferson thought he was being honored for his athletic accomplishments, but the two-sport star athlete at St. Joe’s of Montvale got more than he ever expected on the final day of HOPE Week.

06/20/2014

Kirk Smalley gives speech during Yankees HOPE Week (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man On Mission To End Bullying Honored On Final Day Of Yankees HOPE Week

Kirk Smalley of Oklahoma gave an impassioned speech to hundreds of schoolchildren at Yankee Stadium on Friday. His son Ty was a bullying victim and committed suicide at the age of 11.

07/12/2013

Non-profit group Birthday Wishes, which provides birthday parties for homeless children, was honored as part of Yankees HOPE Week. (credit: Annabel Lau)

Group That Hosts Birthday Parties For Homeless Kids Honored In Yankees HOPE Week

There was cake, candy and presents for each of the kids at the party. The kids got a tour of the Yankees dugout and the field.

07/11/2013

Shawn Kelley, Ichiro Suzuki, Jennie Steinbrenner, Pedro Rosario and Brett Gardner (L-R) pose with one of the dogs at the New Beginning Animal Rescue in the Bronx. Founder Pedro Rosario was honored during Yankees HOPE Week. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Founder Of No-Kill Animal Shelter In The Bronx Honored During Yankees HOPE Week

Yankees players Ichiro Suzuki, Brett Gardner and Shawn Kelley surprised Pedro Rosario as they hauled large bags of pet food into the shelter.

07/10/2013

Members of the New York Yankees with Autumn Blinn, 10 (center). Blinn was honored during Yankees HOPE Week. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

10-Year-Old Honored By Yankees During HOPE Week

Autumn Blinn, 10, of Rome, N.Y. got the surprise of her life when a bunch of Bronx Bombers turned out to honor her. So far, Blinn said she’s made more than 300 pillows for her “Pillows Of Love” project.

07/09/2013

Yankees players with Rockaway Special Athletes, as part of Yankees HOPE Week 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Yankees Launch HOPE Week By Playing Ball With Rockaway Special Athletes

Some New York Yankees stopped by the Rockaways Monday, to praise one church that pitched in to help another affected by superstorm Sandy.

07/08/2013

New York Yankees Joe Girardi at the New York Botanical Garden as part of HOPE Week - Bronx, NY - Jun 29, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Yankees Wrap Up HOPE Week With Visit To Kids With Alopecia

Friday was the final day of HOPE Week, the New York Yankees’ annual week-long effort to reach out to the community, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

06/29/2012

A resident gets a manicure at the East Haven Nursing Home - Bronx, NY - Jun 28, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Yankees Visit Bronx Nursing Home For HOPE Week

The New York Yankees are continuing HOPE Week, their annual effort reach out to New York City area communities, and they got a little help on Thursday, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

06/28/2012

Andy Fass at Yankee Stadium - Bronx, NY - Jun 27, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Yankees Continue HOPE Week By Honoring N.J. 5-Year-Old

Little Andy Fass of Hamilton has a form of albinism that has left him legally blind. But a chance encounter in April gave Andy a chance to see himself in a new light.

06/27/2012

Curtis Granderson, Hiroki Kuroda, and Jorge Munoz - Queens, NY - Jun 26, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Yankees Surprise ‘Angel In Queens’ As Part Of HOPE Week

HOPE Week, the New York Yankees’ annual team effort to get out and help local communities, continued Tuesday in Queens.

06/26/2012

Mark Teixeira helps Owen Adkins on a horse at Van Cortlandt Park as part of HOPE Week - Bronx, NY - Jun 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Yankees Begin 4th Annual HOPE Week

“For five straight days, we go out into our community and we try and recognize and celebrate some pretty powerful and inspiring stories,” team spokesman Jason Zillo told WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond.

06/25/2012

John Lahutsky, Andrei Sullivan, and Joe Girardi in Central Park - New York, NY - Jul 29, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

New York Yankees HOPE Week Reunites Childhood Orphan Friends Over A Decade Later

At 18-months-old John Lahutsky was declared incurable with cerebral palsy and didn’t see the outside of a Russian orphanage for years.

07/29/2011

Boone Logan (file / credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

New York Yankees Bring HOPE Week To Cerebral Palsy Patient On Staten Island

On Staten Island, a young woman is not letting her serious conditions hold her back from helping those in need, and now the Bronx Bombers have come to help her.

07/28/2011

The Empire State Building is seen from West 34th Street - New York, NY - May 10, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Yankees Bring Smiles To Children Of Haiti’s Earthquake During HOPE Week

The New York Yankees may have lost to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, but some kids from Haiti who lost just about everything were big winners as HOPE Week continued.

07/28/2011

(credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: Hope For Yankees’ Phil Hughes

In the middle of HOPE Week, Phil Hughes gave the Yankees a little more hope as they get closer to the trading deadline.

WFAN–07/28/2011

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