Post Tagged with: "fundraising"

A nighttime rendering of the AIDS Memorial Park in the West Village. (Photo via Gay City News)

AIDS Memorial Closer to Reality

Culture, In the News, LGBTQ, Manhattan April 15, 2013 at 11:20 am

A capital campaign to raise the remaining $2 million needed to build the New York City AIDS Memorial on part of the former St. Vincent’s Hospital campus in the West Village was launched at a press conference in late March, Gay City News reported.

Nepalese Walk in Queens to Help Homeland

Nepalese Walk in Queens to Help Homeland

Featured Posts, Immigration, Queens, South Asian December 27, 2012 at 5:11 pm

The growing Nepalese community in New York defied the cold on a recent morning for the city’s first “Walk for Nepal” benefit at Flushing Meadow-Corona Park.

A Literary Dream — en Espanol — Comes True in Harlem

A Literary Dream — en Espanol — Comes True in Harlem

Business, Latino June 7, 2012 at 3:48 pm

We first met Aurora Anaya Cerda when her dream of opening the first Spanish language bookstore in East Harlem was just that — a dream. But last week Anaya Cerda opened her bookstore, La Casa Azul. Our friends at Feet in Two Worlds covered the story, and we translated El Diario’s article.

photo by Jeff Mays

A Harlem Cafe Asks its Community for Help

Business, Food April 23, 2012 at 6:17 pm

In a neighborhood that is changing rapidly, the East Harlem Cafe has styled itself as a kind of informal community center, DNAinfo reported. That’s why the owner, Michelle Cruz, is asking her patrons and supporters to help her raise $10,000 for improvements to the cafe.

Wladyslaw Dubiel (right) with Chris Kort, owner of Prosthetics in Motion, a company that makes prosthetic legs. (Photo by Elżbieta Popławska/Nowy Dziennik)

Polish Greenpoint Pitches in for Subway Victim’s New Leg

Culture, Health April 16, 2012 at 5:37 pm

In New York City’s tight-knit immigrant communities, the outpouring of support for an individual in a time of trouble can sometimes make all the difference. Case in point: a man who lost a leg in a subway accident is inching closer to getting a prosthetic leg, thanks to donations from Polish Greenpoint residents.

Jewish fundraisers stick with Obama

Jewish fundraisers stick with Obama

Economy, In the News, Politics December 28, 2011 at 6:46 pm

President Obama is getting a vote of confidence from top-level Jewish fundraisers. The Jewish Daily Forward is reporting that top bundlers from President Obama’s 2008 campaign are sticking with the president in 2012. The President’s relationship with the Jewish community has been continuously scrutinized, and many speculated about a lossRead More