In December, 24 New York City designers banded together to organize a charity auction for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Contributing furniture made from salvaged materials or that in some way alluded to the wreckage, the group, called Reclaim NYC, raised some $15,000 for the Red Cross.
May 15, 2013
April 11, 2013
The biggest accomplishment of the Brooklyn Community Foundation, established three-and-a-half years ago as the successor to the Independence Community Foundation, is the fact that “the foundation belongs to Brooklyn, rather than a private foundation, a wealthy individual or a corporation. Creating this foundation for Brooklyn is accomplishment number one.”
April 2, 2013
Gokhan Karakollukcu never imagined that the placid waters beyond Emmons Avenue would blast apart his café's windows one late and horrifying October night last year.
February 26, 2013
The Robin Hood Foundation in New York City raised $67.5 million for Superstorm Sandy relief and it is expected that all of it will be out the door by the end of next month. “It goes back to donor intent,” said Emary Aronson, Robin Hood’s managing director of education and the Robin Hood Relief Fund. “People didn’t give money for us to hold for a year or two.
February 19, 2013
Four years after the city’s mortgage delinquencies hit their peak, homeowners’ advocacy groups fear a new foreclosure crisis looms in neighborhoods devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
February 8, 2013
Beginning late summer 2012, members of the
January 29, 2013
In March, 2012, School District 16 in Bedford-Stuyvesant was identified in an annual report by the Schott Foundation for Public Education as – once again – one of the lowest-performing districts in the city.
January 29, 2013
Money talks and BS walks in the county of Kings, where residents are much more likely to open their wallets for political candidates and charities than go to the polls, a new report shows.