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More than 1,300 people – baseball fans, runners, walkers, and cancer survivors and their friends and family members – from across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and 16 other states – took part in the event, the only one of its kind at Yankee Stadium.
The Pew Research Center’s landmark 2013 study found that 60 percent of Jewish Americans believe that being Jewish is mainly a matter of culture or ancestry, underscoring the demand for the Workmen’s Circle model.
Many schools in New York City have cut or drastically curtailed music and arts programs in recent years. The New York City Mission Society is working to remedy this cultural chasm with a unique program called GRIOT.
The campaign aims to increase Renewal Farm’s acreage by 50 percent, giving men in recovery more therapeutic work experience and increasing the amount of fresh, organic produce that the Farm distributes to Hudson Valley restaurants and local charities.
This summer, Flushing Town Hall is presenting a fun and dynamic lineup of performances and special events, providing global arts for a global community in Queens and beyond. This July through early September, the venue will offer programs for a multigenerational audience, featuring everything from drumming under the moon and The Moth StorySLAM to family programming and an adult puppet show.
With a staff of over 400 and 25 program sites around the borough, BCS serves 12,000 people every year. Today, BCS is one of the oldest not-for-profit, non-sectarian social service providers in New York City.
(New York, N.Y.) – Asphalt Green, the New York City sports and fitness nonprofit, raised $875,000 at its Big Swim Big Kick Benefit on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at its Upper East Side campus. The money will support the organization’s scholarships and Community Programs, which transform the lives of over 33,000 New York City kids each year through sports and fitness programs and scholarships. After 20 years of its annual Big Swim, Asphalt Green held its first-ever Big Swim Big Kick this year, featuring swimming and soccer for over 635 kids ages 6-10. For the Big Swim, kids participated in a 25-yard race in Asphalt Green’s Olympic-sized pool. For the Big Kick, they participated in soccer activities on Asphalt Green’s turf field.