Charity

Glendale food pantry runs out of food
Glendale food pantry runs out of food
Southwest Eric Jankiewicz 6/20/2014 at 10:58AM

The Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church is all out of food for Glendale’s needy and the workers there are asking residents to donate what they can.

Give back this holiday season
Give back this holiday season
News Brandpoint 12/22/2013 at 11:54AM

No matter what you choose to donate, giving back feels good. Consider all the different ways you can expand your charitable giving this holiday season.

Help make history: Vote for Queens sites to get grant money
Help make history: Vote for Queens sites to get grant money
News Liam La Guerre 5/09/2012 at 2:00PM

Five lucky historic Queens venues are in the running to win part of a $3 million grant to support their services and assist in their revitalization. Through a partnership with American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation brought the Partners in Preservation initiative to New York City, which is a plan aimed at providing [...]

Car Show for a Cause
Car Show for a Cause
News Alexa Altman 5/02/2012 at 10:15AM

The East Coast Car Association, which is famous for its annual Toy Run, in conjunction with Knights of Columbus #569, hosted a car show for Autism on Sunday, April 29 at Flushing’s P.S. 177, the Robin Sue Ward School for Exceptional Children. With hot rods and classics, as well as face painting, music by “Mike [...]

St. John’s toy drive teaches life lessons
St. John’s toy drive teaches life lessons
News Alana Manning 10/10/2011 at 11:18AM

There was a local celebrity trotting around St. John’s University last week – one who has a golden complexion, lots of fur, and four legs. It was Hooper, the beloved dog of Professor Jane Paley and the face of the annual Hooper’s Toy Drive, which is organized by Paley’s public relations campaign class. Professor Jane [...]