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Volunteer New York - Featured Volunteer Profile

Tackling The Spectrum Tuckahoe’s Tara Fappiano has not stopped fighting for children with autism and their families By Kenny Herzog It’s been years since Tara Fappiano first encountered the sort o…
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Volunteer New York - Local Volunteer Opportunities for May 2018

Local Volunteer OpportunitiesBe part of the Meals that Heal Program with Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson ValleyAge Minimum (with Adult): 4+ValhallaVOLUNTEERBarn Help Volunteerswith Topfie…
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Northern NJ Community Foundation Launches Fund Established in Memory of New Jersey Terrorist Victim

The legacy of terrorist victim Darren Drake continues with the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's Darren Drake Memorial Fund. Drake, who died in the terrorist attack in New York City on Octob…
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AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Purchase organization has never been easier

If your nonprofit group in Purchase is looking to let the community know about an upcoming event, activity or initiative, our PR Tool is here to help! Here's how it works: when you post informati…
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Volunteer New York - Featured Volunteer Profile

Featured Volunteer Profile Volunteer Q&A: Furniture Sharehouse Floor Manager Abby Watanabe  How one woman turned retirement into an opportunity to help those less fortunate by Kenny Herzog Don’t…
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Earth Talk: Apparel industry's carbon footprint

Dear EarthTalk: I heard that the apparel industry has a huge carbon footprint and environmental impact. What are manufacturers doing to combat this problem? -- B.W. It is true that…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Getting the Right Seniors in the Room

The title above has become something of a mantra for us at NFESH in recent months because we realize how essential accomplishing that is– if this nation is serious about significantly reducing, and u…
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Volunteer New York - Local Volunteer Opportunities for April 2018

Yonkers OCA Clean-Upwith Friends of Old Croton AqueductOn Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10am-2pmYonkersVOLUNTEERGreat Saw Mill River Clean-Upwith Groundwork Hudson ValleyOn Saturday, April 21, 2018 f…
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Volunteer Opportunities New York - March 2018

Local Volunteer Opportunities:Parkland Hearts DIY Project:Honoring those affected by the Parkland shootingswith HandsOn BrowardVolunteerSpring Volunteer Work Sessionswith Pound Ridge Land Conservancy…
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Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Volunteer Spirit Awards

The 2018 Volunteer Spirit Awards, presented by Regeneron at the Westchester Marriott in Tarrytown, NY, will recognize the impact of six extraordinary local volunteer efforts as well as our 2018 Legac…
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Volunteer Opportunities New York - February 2018

Local Volunteer Opportunities:Keep #NEWROSTRONGwith New Rochelle Council of Community ServicesNew RochelleVolunteerSaturday Creative Arts Therapywith HeartsongWhite PlainsVolunteerVolunteer Puppy Rai…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Somebody's Grandmother Is Hungry

Here at NFESH it is not unusual to answer the phone and find a reporter with questions about our senior hunger research on the other end of the line. Typically, those callers cover news beats focused…
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Earth Talk: The danger of hydrophobic chemicals in outdoor products

Dear EarthTalk: Just when I finally purged my kitchen of non-stick cookware due to the risks posed by Teflon, I now learn that my rain jacket and waterproof boots are also putting my health at risk f…
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Earth Talk: Tesla's Solar Roof

Dear EarthTalk: I need to get my roof replaced as a result of storm damage (thanks global warming!). Is Tesla's solar roof a good deal and do other companies offer similar products with the photo…
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Earth Talk: Toxic BPA in cans and storage containers

Dear EarthTalk: Why on earth would cans and other food storage containers contain toxic BPA that can make us sick? Is there any way to avoid it?  M.B. If you like the occasiona…
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