De Blasio Announces Computer Science Program, Other Initiatives For NYC Public School StudentsThe program, called "Computer Science for All: Fundamentals for Our Future," will provide computer science classes to all students within the next 10 years.
Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In New York CityFrom using the arts as positive motivation for inner city youth, to holiday shopping with the city’s LGBT senior citizens, here’s a list of local organizations worthy of donations this holiday season.
Sandy Relief Group Assisted By Grant From Robin Hood FoundationThe grassroots charitable group Friends of Rockaway is helping those who need work done on their homes and those who need a place to work.
Money Raised By 12-12-12 Concert Helping Sandy Relief EffortThe Robin Hood Foundation said they are distributing the money quickly but carefully. In the five weeks since the concert, the non-profit has already given $20 million to relief organizations.
Local Relief Organizations Receive Donations Brought In By 12-12-12 ConcertThe Robin Hood Foundation has already sent checks to more than 160 organizations involved in the relief effort. The charity has been thinking small in its distribution of the funds.
Music's Biggest Stars Turn Out For Sandy Relief; Millions Raised In Ticket Sales AloneThe sold-out show was televised live, streamed online, played on the radio and shown in theaters all over the world with up to 2 billion people experiencing the history-making event live.
WLNY To Broadcast "121212" Concert To Benefit Hurricane Sandy VictimsThe concert will feature Bon Jovi, Dave Grohl, The Rolling Stones, Billy Joel, Rolling Stones, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and others.
Schneiderman Tells StubHub To Clear Up Confusion About Sandy Relief Concert Concert organizers became concerned this week that the money raised by ticket sales may be winding up in the wrong pockets.
12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Organizers Worry Money May Wind Up In Wrong HandsAll of the face value money from the original purchases for the 12-12-12 benefit will go to help Sandy victims, but nobody can be sure what scalpers will do with their earnings.
Will.i.am Of Black Eyed Peas Announces New Date For Central Park ConcertA free concert that was cancelled back in June because of severe thunderstorms and lightning has been rescheduled for Sept. 30.
Tickets Still Available For Black Eyed Peas Concert In Central ParkThousands of lucky Black Eyed Peas fans will get a chance to see the popular music group.