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USO Needs Our Help

March 31, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

Right now the USO of Metropolitan New York is supporting the National Guard, USNS Comfort ship and the other active military who are deployed in our region.  As of today there are 4,000 people here in NY that the USO is supporting with beverages, water, snacks, toiletries and other items.  The USO needs your help.  […]

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Volunteer Spirit Awards

March 02, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

We mailed the Volunteer Spirit Awards invitations. Join us for an inspiring celebration of volunteerism on April 3. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Happy 9th Anniversary!

January 29, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

Happy 9th Anniversary! Yesterday marked the 9th anniversary of Stars for Cars. It’s hard to believe that I first watched that TV show and heard Teresa Arciola tell the story of her son, Michael, so long ago. Thank you to the USO of Metropolitan NY, Volunteer New York!, NY Yankees, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, […]

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A New Aircraft Carrier

January 20, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

“Heroism is no way limited by race, by gender, by background, by rank or rating.” A new aircraft carrier will be named after Doris “Dorie” Miller who served in Pearl Harbor.  He is the first African American to receive this honor. He also was the first African American sailor to be presented with the Navy […]

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MLK Day with VNY!

January 18, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

 Today we celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr at @volunteerNYnow’s #MLKDay of Service. We greeted attendees, made laundry sachets for people who are homeless, and helped with donated supplies for Kids Kloset.  Your Neighbor, Jake

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