Tag Archive | "charity"

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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He survived 47-floor plunge — and now walks for charity

He’s a walking miracle. Alcides Moreno, the Midtown window washer who survived a terrifying, 47-story plunge when his scaffolding broke on Dec. 7, 2007, has made a stunning recovery. Moreno,… Metro | New York Post

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One-Stop One-Man Charity

Metropolitan Diary: The sign held by a homeless-looking man at Pennsylvania Station suggested that the charitable forgo charity groups in his case. City Room

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A-Rod only wants to talk charity at Ortiz’s Celebrity Golf Classic

With former big leaguers Sean Casey and Kevin Millar doing their best stand-up comedian routines Friday night on a stage at the Cap Cana resort, Alex Rodriguez tried to play it low-key a few feet away, slipping into his dinner seat at a table up front, with gal pal Torrie Wilson by his side.      […]

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