Xmas Wrapping

It’s finally starting to feel like Xmas. It started with a gift wrapping project for the pediatric ward at Metropolitan Hospital. We were an assembly line of wrappers. The hospital hosts an annual holiday party for its… Continue reading

Relief for The Rockaways

The Rockaway Beach Surf Club is a command center for volunteers to gather and receive assignments to help out with relief efforts to one of the heavily effected areas hit by Hurricane Sandy.… Continue reading

Food & Water Distribution Plus Neighborhood Canvassing After Hurricane Sandy

I joined 100 New York Cares volunteers at Confucius Plaza in Chinatown on Saturday, November 3 to help distribute food and water to those who were without power all week. The second part… Continue reading

National Public Lands Day

For National Public Lands Day I teamed up with REI for their 5 Borough Clean-up in Manhattan and Riverside Park Fund. I joined 200+ volunteers to remove knotweed, lay down landscaping fabric, plant… Continue reading

Coastal Clean-up Day

Today is International Coastal Clean-up Day. I participated by joining REI‘s 5 Borough Clean-up and the Bronx River Alliance to pick-up trash at Soundview Park. I opted to canoe down to Soundview Park… Continue reading

Hope & Possibiltiy 5 Mile Race

Race day is finally here. So exciting to see all the Achilles Kids who have trained so hard over the last few months for the 10th annual Hope and Possibility 5 Miler. It’s… Continue reading

Making Capes with Only Make Believe

Tonight I put my costuming skills during my volunteer project. Only Make Believe provides interactive theatrical performances free-of-charge to hospitals and other medical institutions. OMB serves children living with chronic illnesses and disabilities,… Continue reading

Puppetry Arts Festival

  This morning was spent at the first annual Puppetry Arts Festival in Park Slope. I was in charge of the carnival games and concessions. There were several hick-ups at the start of… Continue reading

Therapeutic Horseback Riding – Gallop NYC

I did not know there were horse stables this close to the city. I trekked to Brooklyn today to join Gallop NYC for a morning of games, horseback riding and fun!  GallopNYC  strives… Continue reading