Tag Archives: Charity

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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On International Day, Ban Calls on All to Act Charitably

New York, N.Y. On the International Day of Charity, marked annually on 5 September, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on people everywhere to volunteer and act charitably in the face of human suffering. A man rests on a bag of rice distributed by Qatar Charity for internally displaced people (IDPs) affected by flooding […]

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Southampton Hospital “Fantasia” Summer Gala Raises $1.3 Million

By Sara Herbert-Galloway. Southampton, N.Y.  Southampton Hospital’s 57th Annual summer gala, chaired by Trustee Jean Remmel FitzSimmons raised over $1.3 million for Southampton Hospital’s Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department. Jean Shafiroff, Martin Shafiroff, Ellen Scarborough, Chuck Scarborough. Photo: Lenny Stucker / lennystucker.com. Ellen Scarborough and Chuck Scarborough Emmy Award winning newsman and the evenings […]

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Concert to Celebrate Diversity with World Heritage Cultural Center

“I kind of view everybody like a rainbow. Everybody on the planet has all the colors of the rainbow inside.” – Actress Alexia Fast Danbury, CT.  The World Heritage Cultural Center (WHCC), soon to open its new offices and studios at 155 Main Street, Danbury, CT, will celebrate diversity and recognize leading individuals, partnerships, or organizations […]

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Foundation to Award Networking Star at Social Event

New York, N.Y.  A New York City business and philanthropic leader will receive the J. Luce Foundation’s Global Adviser Award on May 19 at a networking event for established professionals supporting children with cancer in the Steelcase offices on Columbus Circle. Sloane Marcus, Vice President, and Jeff Buffum, founder, at last fall’s Angel Compass Network […]

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Swap The Biz: Adding Philanthropy to Networking

New York, N.Y.  If ever there were a more perfect match between philanthropy and business networking, I have not seen it. Swap The Biz is a high-end, red-carpet, business-networking organization that focuses on connecting you socially. They have rewritten the book on networking in general. They want you to ‘learn about each other in a […]

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Foundation Honors Today’s Humanitarians, Tomorrow’s Leaders

The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation has in just five years made an incredible impact in developing our greatest resource – our young future global leaders. This year, The Foundation in conjunction with Orphans International Worldwide will bestow honors on both the leaders of tomorrow and a unique group of humanitarians of today at a special awards reception at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, 820 Second Avenue between 43rd & 44th Streets, New York, 10017, Thursday February 26, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm.

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Virginia’s House of Hope Presents Carnegie Hall Benefit for NYC Kids

New York, N.Y.  This year’s Virginia House of Hope Charity Concert will mark its sixth year of production.  The concert will take place on December 4, 2013 at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall at 7pm. There will be a reception with live music, open bar, and passed hors d’oeuvres right after the concert. […]

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How to Turn Difficult Times into a Period of Growth

World Pandemic: Young Global Leaders as Social Media Influencers

From Jamaica: Young Global Leaders Create New Global Perspective

Paws of War Asks for Help to Bring Soldier’s Dog Back to America

From Jamaica: Struggle as Motivation to Impact World

Maxwell Bennett on Malala Yousafzai and School Shootings