Tag Archives: Charity

Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World

New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with the J. Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City. All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted. Note that […]

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Historic Dental Organization Promotes Helping Disadvantaged Youth in NYC

New York, N.Y. Last week, the New York City chapter of Alpha Omega (AO) International Dental Fraternity celebrated a global tradition with an evening reminiscent of community, charity and philanthropy. The Fraternity participated in a worldwide event called ‘Shabbat Across AO,’ which has become an annual practice (Facebook). Dr. Allen Finkelstein, past vice chairman of AO […]

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Five Ways Your Spare Change Can Make A Big Impact

San Diego, CA.  Nearly every time we make a purchase, it results in spare change. Some of us let it jingle around in our pockets, while others drop it into the charity bucket next to the register, hoping that it makes it to the featured charity.  Even more of us let it pile up in our […]

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Come Join Us – Masquerade Ball Benefit for Orphans

Brewster, N.Y. How we identify ourselves from a cultural standpoint is of utmost importance. It is though this identification that we learn to foster a newfound sense of respect and perspective for other cultures. Arguably nothing helps bridge the gap between the worlds numerous cultures better other than the universal language of the Arts and […]

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Angelique Kidjo, Peter Buffett Release Song to Support African Girls

New York, N.Y.  I have been trying to interview Emmy Award-winning composer/philanthropist Peter Buffett for two years.  I wrote about Grammy Award-winning UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo following the U.N. Day Concert back in October of last year (here).  Both musicians have been on my radar because I cover Thought Leaders and Global Citizens – and they represent everything […]

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Viewpoint: Did I Donate to a Bad Charity?

Greenwich, CT.  Have you ever felt that nagging question: Did I donate to a bad charity???? The short answer is probably not. This question came up because a good friend stopped by a Cambodian NGO fundraiser recently and left a check for $500. They were surprised not to see me at this fundraiser; they know I […]

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Greek Refugee Centers Overstretched as Arrivals Hit Half Million Mark

New York, N.Y. As the number of refugee and migrant arrivals in Greece hits half a million, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has warned today of continuing “chaos” at overburdened reception centers – possibly threatening to undo Europe’s recently-agreed relocation program – unless reception conditions in frontline islands are […]

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How to Help Those in Need: Tips, Reasons for Support

New York, N.Y.  The poor are always with us – and in great numbers. In the United States, about 46.5 million people live in poverty, according to the Brookings Institution. Worldwide, the number of impoverished people is about 1.6 billion, according to a study by Oxford economists. Queensbridge Housing Projects, New York City. Photo: Wikipedia. […]

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Dutch Pitch In to Help Hurricane Victims, Applaud US Aid

Meet a NASA Astronaut at WonderWorks, As Science & Space Fans Enjoy an Intergalactic Weekend

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