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USO Needs Our Help

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

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 Comment

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 Comment

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 Comment

“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 Comment

 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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MBK Day

January 17, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

We will be volunteering   with Volunteer New York! on Saturday at Iona College.  What are you doing to remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr? Your Neighbor, Jake & Family

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USO at Fort Bragg

January 09, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

As we are sending our Military into harm’s way, it is great to see the USO and other volunteers help the families left behind.  Please read this CNN story (https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/06/us/uso-nc-deployed-families/index.html) of how they are helping the soldiers & their families at Fort Bragg.  Maybe you can help the military families in your community too. Your […]

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Christmas 2019

December 25, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

As we celebrate the holidays, please remember the military families in your communities. Remember those who cannot celebrate with their complete families because their relatives are overseas or have made the Ultimate Sacrifice for this country. Your Neighbor, Jake

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New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade 2019

November 24, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Way to go New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce! We loved walking with our “Stars” volunteers and our friends at Volunteer New York! Thanksgiving is the best in the City of New Rochelle, NY.  Your Neighbor, Jake

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Blue Star Families

November 14, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

You can honor Blue Star Families by hiring them.  I honor them with the 3 Holidays Announcement to acknowledge their sacrifice, but you can actually pay them!  They secure our nation for us.  They deserve respect and financial security.  Your Neighbor,  Jake

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