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Volunteers Deliver Meals, Smiles For National Grandparents Day

Tiffany Challenger, 12, has grandparents of her own, but on National Grandparents Day, she’ll be adopting five others.


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Mayor Bloomberg Spends Last Thanksgiving In Office Helping Those In Need

Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent his last Thanksgiving in office at the venerable Bowery Mission. The soup kitchen has been serving hot meals to hungry New Yorkers for more than a century.


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The 5 Best Volunteer Opportunities For Kids In New York

Finding the right fit for the family can be tough, but these area organizations hit it out of the park every time.

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New NYC Program Gives Seniors Access To Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

Some New York City seniors are getting to splurge on locally grown fruits and vegetables normally too expensive for their budgets.


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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.


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12 Hurt After City Bus, Meals On Wheels Van Collide In Brooklyn

The MTA said a Meals On Wheels van ran a red light and slammed into a B11 bus around 10 a.m. this morning at Ocean Avenue and Avenue J.


Actress Kathleen Turner and Mayor Micahel Bloomberg at the Peter Cardella Senior Center wrapping yams on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Bloomberg, Actress Kathleen Turner Dish Out Thanksgiving Dinner At Queens Senior Center

The top man at City Hall is spending part of his Thanksgiving doing some giving of his own, along with City Meals on Wheels and a bit of star power


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Meals On Wheels Workers Being Trained To Be Watchdogs For Seniors

Meals On Wheels workers bring hot healthy meals to homebound seniors and are often their only link to the outside world. But they’re now being specially trained to spot abuse and neglect.


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Tri-State Area Seniors Coping With Hurricane Irene’s Aftermath

It’s hard enough for the able-bodied and young to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Imagine being elderly.


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90-Year-Old Among Those Charged With Stealing From Food Pantry

The story has stunned a Westchester County community. Half a dozen town employees have been arrested and suspended for allegedly stealing from a food pantry.