Tag Archives: Charity

“The Impossible Dream” Made Possible by Career Bridges

From www.vocedimeche.reviews, edited by Lorraine Silvetz. New York, N.Y. The designation “gala” is used rather loosely these days but the dazzling evening we experienced last night at The Metropolitan Club was gala in every sense of the word. Luminaries of Planet Opera gathered in force to celebrate the next generation of opera stars, recipients of awards […]

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Nan O’Brien & David Webb’s Honeymoon Walk For Charity – A Million Steps With Love

New York, N.Y. Growth, a desire shared by all humans being the goal-oriented creatures we are, can be a struggle; it all depends on your outlook on life. Having made her living as a paralegal for fifteen years and professional writer for ten, Nan O’Brien, a philanthropist, has been working full-time as a medium, and […]

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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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Army Sergeant Seeks Help to Bring Two Rescue Dogs Back to America

Alcatraz East Crime Museum Highlights 100th Anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Amendment

Doctor Offers Advice on Boosting Immune System to Help Beat COVID-19

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Guests Weigh in On Binge-Worthy Crime Shows at New “What’s Your Crime?” Alcatraz East Crime Museum Exhibit

GetVokl Offers Live Virtual Matchmaking to Help Singles Get Through the Pandemic