Latest New York Cares Stories

2014-01-28 23:33:44

Edison Properties is supporting the New York Cares Coat Drive by setting up donation boxes at locations throughout New York City. Members of the public are urged to visit these collection centers to donate new and gently used coats, which will go to New Yorkers who need them during this extremely cold winter. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 As New Yorkers soldier through the coldest winter in years, thousands of people in the New York Metro area are facing potentially...

2011-04-16 00:00:27

Team to Join Volunteers from Across New York Area New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 A team representing the New York office of Mimeo.com will participate in Hands on New York Day on April 16th, an event where 378 teams will clean and revitalize 75 sites throughout the five boroughs. "We encourage our employees to engage in the community through causes and issues that are important to them," said Adam Slutsky, CEO Mimeo.com. "The team that is participating in Hands on New York Day...

2011-01-13 07:36:00

Live Online Broadcast Of America's Sunday Supper To Feature Celebrities And Service Leaders ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Americans will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year by using their day off as a day on by volunteering in their communities on Monday, January 17. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King Day, HandsOn Network, the volunteer arm of Points of Light Institute, and the largest volunteer organization in...

2010-02-23 16:21:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As "Cash for Clunkers" gave consumers money back for their used cars to stimulate the economy, "Coats for Clunkers" gave people $100 towards the purchase of a new Weatherproof® coat when donating a used coat to New York Cares coat drive this past December. Union Square Sports and Entertainment (USSE - Pink Sheets: UCRP) and Weatherproof® worked together on the development of the campaign which was instrumental...

2009-08-27 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- MyGoodDeed, a prominent nonprofit group created by family members and friends of 9/11 victims and New York Cares, New York City's largest volunteer organization, today announced two service projects to be held on September 11, 2009 as the city and nation commemorate the first ever September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. Together, these groups will mobilize approximately 150 volunteers in Harlem, revitalizing Jenny's Garden in Riverside Park...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'