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Rooted in the community

[media-credit name="Photos by Tequila Minsky " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit]Volunteer power helps keep little McCarthy Square — at the intersection of Seventh Ave., Charles St. and Waverly Place — looking good. Volunteer Frank Crapanzano weeding and trimming plants, above, does most of the work, along with help from Barbara Sievert. A young, budding gardener watched the action, read more here »

Honored 10 years later  for aiding at Ground Zero

BY LINCOLN ANDERSON  |  May 30 marked a decade since the end of the rescue and recovery effort at Ground Zero. Volunteers who pitched in selflessly to help were a key part of the effort. On May 31, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver presented Assembly resolutions honoring the 9/11 volunteers to Catherine McVay Hughes, vice chairperson read more here »

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Helping girls gives rewards corporate world never did

BY SAM SPOKONY  |  Mariana Salem knows what it’s like to be forgotten: to be used, taken for granted and then dropped, without any sense of direction. But luckily — for both her and the many young people who have been positively affected by her presence — she was given another chance to find a read more here »

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A sweet and bubbly affair and for a good cause

[media-credit name="Photos by Carrie Newman and Ebbe Sweet " align="aligncenter" width="600"][/media-credit] Above left, Amy DeGiulo, a Greenwich House Advisory Council member, left, and a staff member preparing for the 10th Annual A Taste of Greenwich House. Right, volunteers serving champagne in the Taste V.I.P. Lounge.

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Financial giant’s workers enrich a settlement house

BY LAUREN HENNESSY  |  “You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”   –  Woodrow read more here »

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