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In brief, they did it for love, fun and charity

Saturday afternoon hundreds of hardy New Yorkers dropped trou to raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation by running about one mile near the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Pre-run warm-up festivities for the Cupid’s Undies Run were held at Stage 48 in a club atmosphere. The Villager Newspaper

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9/11 charity to aid slain cops’ families

A charity created after the Sept. 11 terror attacks is helping relatives of two slain New York police officers by paying off their home mortgages. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced the plan Tuesday. It’s seeking donations for the families of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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College, charity pledge support for sons of slain NYPD officer

An outpouring of support has reached the sons of murdered NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos. A charity serving the children of fallen local cops and firefighters set aside $ 40,000 in college… | Metro | New York Post

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Charity lost money because of ‘bumbling’ planner: lawsuit

A Manhattan nonprofit claims its annual fund-raiser was so mismanaged, it actually lost money, according to a lawsuit. Save the Date, a Tribeca event planner, couldn’t even get the guests… | Metro | New York Post

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Springsteen’s lasagna sells for $300,000 at charity auction

Bruce Springsteen better cook as well as he plays guitar. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Senior Citizens Strip For Charity Calendar And You’re Never Going To See Grandma The Same Way

Sex sells at any age, a group of senior citizens just proved. Residents at Cedar Crest Continuing Care Retirement Community recently decided to raise funds for their peers who have run into financial trouble and can’t afford to reside at the Pompton Plains, New Jersey, facility, WABC reported. Instead of going the traditional bake sale […]

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Anthony Weiner aims to create charity kitchen in Rockaways

The ex-congressman is eyeing a nonprofit restaurant to help the Rockaways recover. amNewYork

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Steve Nash charity soccer match

Soccer swagger was on display in Sara Roosevelt Park in New York City on Wednesday. Basketball star Steve Nash, who loves the sport, hosts a charity pick-up game intended to raise funds for critical needs services for at-risk youth. A group from the Bronx scrimmaged a few instructors from the New York Red Bulls MLS […]

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Extra, Extra: NYPD Charity Ball Game Cancelled Because Someone Stole Their Uniforms

Extra, Extra: NYPD Charity Ball Game Cancelled Because Someone Stole Their Uniforms

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Former Charity Chief Pleads Guilty

The former chief executive of one of New York City’s most notable charities pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing funds from the nonprofit. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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Hawaii Legislators Learn Their Charity Bake Sale Runs Afoul of Health Department Rules

Aloha. Lawmakers from the state House have been plastering elevator walls with flyers offering food for sale — everything from $ 8 Filipino plate lunches to root beer floats to brownies à la mode — as part of a traditional weeklong sale that doubles as a benefit for the Hawaii Food Bank fund-raiser. But the […]

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David Beckham criticized by charity over whisky deal

Retired soccer star David Beckham has been reproached by a charity for becoming the new face of a Scottish whisky. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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New York Police, Firefighters In Brawl At Charity Hockey Game

NEW YORK — A charity hockey match between New York City firefighters and police officers devolved into a brawl on the ice on Sunday, according to videos and photographs posted online and a local newspaper. Hockey sticks, gloves and helmets littered… New York City

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4 World Trade Center to host charity run up race

Runners looking to test their vertical limits can set their sights on 4 World Trade Center. amNewYork’s Urbanite

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New Charity Watchdog Appointed

James G. Sheehan, who served for four years as New York’s first Medicaid inspector general, will on Friday be named the new chief of the Charities Bureau, an agency of the attorney general’s office. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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