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Where To Donate Toys, Clothes, And Food In Southern Brooklyn This...

As great as it feels to get, it feels even better to give. While a little money goes a long way, a single used...

Local Immigrant Youth Orgs Among Brooklyn Community Foundation Grant Recipients

Youth education, leadership, and employment programs in Bensonhurst, Sunset Park and in Brooklyn at large, are getting some much-needed support thanks to $2 million in...

Photos: Fifth Annual Walk For Autism Draws Hundreds, Raises Funds For...

More than 250 kids, parents and community leaders converged on the Riegelman Boardwalk this Sunday to take a 1.2 mile stroll for a good...

An Outpouring Of Support For Sheepshead Family Featured By NYT’s Neediest...

The story of Sheepshead Bay resident Yefim Ulitskiy, published by the New York Times' Neediest Cases on January 5, describes a man whose ex-wife has died and...

Here’s How You Can Help The Family Of Fallen Officer Wenjian...

As we reported yesterday, the city is reeling from the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers, Officer Rafael Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu, who were murdered...

Bring A Toy To The City’s Largest Toys For Tots Drive...

The 41st Assembly District Democratic Club has organized the largest Toys for Tots drive in New York City for eight years straight, and they're aiming...

Deutsch Kicks Off First Hat, Scarf & Glove Drive

Brrr! It sure is getting cold out there! While the rest of us bundle up, not all of the neediest in the city's school system...

Council Passes Bill Cracking Down On Illegal Clothing Donation Bins

The City Council passed a bill cracking down on illegal clothing donation bins Thursday. The law - introduced by Councilman Vincent Gentile - penalizes organizations...

Needy Seniors Receive Kosher Care Packages From Be Proud Foundation Ahead...

Seniors, Holocaust survivors and needy locals were treated to baskets overflowing with kosher foodstuffs ahead of Rosh Hashanah as the Be Proud Foundation completed its...

Tomorrow: Fillmore Cares To Raise Funds For Breast Cancer With Hot...

Fillmore Cares, a charitable group formed by Fillmore Real Estate employees in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, will be in front of the company's...

Cross Country Bike Ride For Children’s Charity Ends In Brighton Beach

Cyclists finished off the Investors Bank Bike 4 Friendship Tour on Sunday, a 3,000 mile trek that ended in Brighton Beach. The event kicked off 38...

Illegal Clothing Bins Popping Up In Sheepshead Bay And Manhattan Beach

Clothing donation bins are nothing new to the area, although the handful of organizations behind them place them with varying degrees of legality. One company in particular...

Midwood Fraudster Ordered To Pay $520,000 For Using Phony Charity Ring...

A Brooklyn Supreme Court judge ordered Midwood Rabbi Yaakov Weingarten and his wife, Rivka, to pay more than $520,000 for setting up phony not-for-profit...

Local Relay For Life Raised $100,000 To Fight Cancer

Joe Gilette, organizer of the Bergen Beachh, Mill Basin and Marine Park chapter of Relay for Life, sent us a note and some photos...

Salvation Army Has Officially Moved In To Former Cotillion Terrace Building...

The Salvation Army officially opened the doors of its senior center at 7309-7321 18th Avenue this week, following the charity's $12.75 million purchase of the...