New Yorkers Mark Christmas By Giving Back To Those In NeedAn army of volunteers helped to make Christmas even better for people in need across New York City.
New York Cares In Need Of Donations For Annual Coat DriveNew York Cares is urging New Yorkers to donate warm winter coats this holiday season.
Russian Tourist Facing Charges For Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Signs Up For Community ServiceA Russian tourist accused of climbing up a cable on the Brooklyn Bridge was in court Friday, and is still waiting for a final resolution.
Volunteers To Help Sandy-Ravaged Rockaways Facility Get Ready For Universal Pre-KWork gets under way this week at the West End Temple to transform the ruins of Sandy into Mayor Bill de Blasio's much talked about vision for pre-K.
NYC Coat Drive Seeks More DonationsAs temperatures hit record lows, tens of thousands of New Yorkers are without coats, a volunteer group says.
Red Cross Awards $25K For NYC Coat DriveThe grant went to New York Cares. It will fund the purchase of coats for children and adults in communities throughout Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.
Volunteers Show Christmas Spirit Across Tri-State AreaDozens of people turned up for a chance to get new coats at the New York Rescue Mission.
New York Cares Struggling To Meet Demand In Annual Coat DriveNew York Cares executive director Gary Bagley said their supply is down 35 percent, while the demand is up by 25 percent compared with an average year.
Volunteers Head To NYC Libraries For 'Love A Library Day'Volunteers were gathering at New York City libraries Saturday to enroll people of all ages in the 2013 Summer Reading Program and register them for library cards.
Mets Offer Free Tickets, Perks For Volunteer EffortsThe New York Mets have teamed with the charity New York Cares to reward people with free tickets in exchange for volunteer efforts.
New Yorkers Help Make It A Merry Christmas For Those Less FortunateA Christmas Day party and gift exchange went off as planned in the basement of the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn just two days after a fire broke out inside the Episcopal church.
Volunteers Kick Off New York Cares Coat Drive On Christmas DayVolunteers of all ages packed the New York City Rescue Mission for New York Cares. The organization is committed to keeping New Yorkers warm this holiday season.