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Thousands In New Jersey Take Part In Jersey Cares Day

This year, organizers have created family-friendly opportunities to get children as young as 4 years old involved.


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‘500 Men Making A Difference’ Organize Marathon Volunteer Project In Honor Of MLK Day

As the nation gets ready to celebrate Martin Luther King Day on Monday, volunteers in Brooklyn honored Martin Luther King Jr., a few days early.


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The 6 Best Places To Volunteer In NYC

Spring is an ideal time to get out there and try something new. Have you thought about volunteering? Here are the six best places to offer your time and talents in New York City.

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New Yorkers Mark Christmas By Giving Back To Those In Need

An army of volunteers helped to make Christmas even better for people in need across New York City.


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How To Volunteer On Your Next Vacation

Take time out of your upcoming vacation to help others who area in need.


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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.


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Parents Take Kids On Whirlwind Volunteering Vacation

A family is keeping chores constant even while on vacation and it’s all in the name of helping others.


Gigi and Michele Montas volunteer at The Humane Society of New York on the Upper East Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

Young Volunteers Find Joy In Pet Project At Humane Society

Especially now that school is out for the summer, young volunteers are a common sight at The Humane Society of New York.


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Actor Dean Cain Focuses Attention On The Homeless In NYC

Dean Cain, the actor best known for playing Superman on the “Lois and Clark” TV series, has been focusing his attention lately on helping the less fortunate.


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New York City’s 4 Best Charities

Kate Manning, author of “My Notorious Life”, shares four charities in New York City where you can give back this holiday season.


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Seen At 11: Will Your Employer Pay You To Volunteer?

More companies than ever before are giving workers paid time to do charity work, according to a recent study. Analysts say that number is expected to keep growing.


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Veterans Assist In Rockaways Relief Effort On Veterans Day

Former members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have already given much to the country used this Veterans Day to help storm victims who were still hurting after Superstorm Sandy.


Volunteers spend the afternoon helping by unloading and organizing emergency supplies near Midland Beach on November 4, 2012 in Staten Island. (credit: Mehdi Taamallah/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Great Ways To Give Back In NYC

After the skies clear and the water recedes, the human response to a disaster on the order of Hurricane Sandy is to give back. Here are five great ways to do so in New York City right now.


Students from The Harvey School volunteer in Yonkers (credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Prep School Requires Students To Perform Community Service

The Harvey School teamed up with Habitat For Humanity to require all students to take part in a day of service.


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Farmingdale State College Students Spend Sunday Cleaning Up Campus

Instead of going to the beach today, students on Long Island spent Sunday volunteering. Farmingdale State College students spent the day cleaning up the Long Island campus to make it look perfect for an open house later this week.