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A Sign of the Times

February 19, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Here is a story from CBS Sunday Morning’s Steve Hartman that is an example of being a good neighbor and having the volunteer spirit. What are some things you can do to reach out to your neighbors? https://www.cbsnews.com/video/a-sign-of-the-times-2/ Your Neighbor, Jake

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In the past 8 years we have acknowledged the sacrifices made by Blue Star and Gold Star Military Families by:

February 10, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Raised funds for “Operation That’s My Ride,” a USO program that provides brand new bikes, helmets, and instruction manuals for Military Children ages 2-8. Held a Century Ride for Military Families.  We rode from New Rochelle to the United States Military Academy at West Point and back.  All proceeds were given to the USO of […]

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Over The Past 8 Years…

February 08, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

In the past 8 years we have acknowledged the sacrifices made by Blue Star and Gold Star Military Families by: In August of 2016, Stars for Cars sponsored a baseball clinic for Military Families with children ages 6-16 that was facilitated by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association and the USO of Metropolitan New […]

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Happy 8th Anniversary to Stars for Cars! (part 8)

February 07, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

For my next few posts, I’ll let you know what Stars for Cars has accomplished over 8 years.  In the past 8 years we have acknowledged the sacrifices made by Blue Star and Gold Star Military Families by:  -Designed and sell star shaped magnetic decals nationally. 100% of the proceeds go to the vital programs […]

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Happy 8th Anniversary to Stars for Cars! (part 7)

February 06, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Over the past 8 years, we contacted thousands of Teachers, Principals, Superintendents, Mayors, Assemblymen and Assemblywomen, County Executives, Governors, Senators, many national and international organizations, key educational policy makers, The Speaker of the House, and The White House.  My request for a bill was eventually passed along to the Ranking Member of the Military Personnel […]

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Super Bowl 2019

February 03, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

As I get ready to watch Super Bowl 2019 and eat my Dad’s chili, I remember Blue Star and Gold Star Military Families and organizations like the USO of Metropolitan NY who care about them. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Happy 8th Anniversary to Stars for Cars! (part 6)

February 02, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Over the past 8 years, Frank Miceli has been the MVP of Stars for Cars. We couldn’t do it without the generosity of Minuteman Press in New Rochelle. Your Neighbor, Jake. 

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Happy 8th Anniversary to Stars for Cars! (Part 5)

February 01, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Thank you to Alisa Kesten and Volunteer New York! for your support over the past 8 years.  I’m proud to have won the 2012 New York Life Youth Leader Volunteer Spirit Award.  We attend every year since and I hope to see you all on April 5. Watch my throwback video. Your Neighbor, Jake

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Happy 8th Anniversary to Stars for Cars! (part 4)

January 31, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Thank you to our political leaders who continue to support Stars for Cars.  Thank you to Senator Andrea Stewart Cousins for inviting me to Albany and sharing our story.  Thanks also to my friend, Jim Maisano for letting me speak at the Westchester County Legislators when I was 9.  Thank you to Mayor Noam Bramson […]

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Happy 8th Anniversary to Stars for Cars!

January 30, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Over the past 8 years, 100% of all proceeds from the sale of the star shaped magnetic decal, that I designed when I was 8, go to the vital programs of the USO of Metropolitan NY.  The cost of a decal is a $10 donation to the USO and you can buy one here (Buy […]

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