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Brooklyn-based nonprofit aims to connect residents with small businesses who need help

Brooklyn-based nonprofit aims to connect residents with small businesses who need help

A new Brooklyn-based nonprofit aims to connect New Yorkers willing to help with small businesses who need the help. Read full article: Brooklyn-based nonprofit aims to connect...→

Brooklyn-based nonprofit aims to connect residents with small businesses who need help

Brooklyn-based nonprofit aims to connect residents with small businesses who need help

A new Brooklyn-based nonprofit aims to connect New Yorkers willing to help with small businesses who need the help. Read full article: Brooklyn-based nonprofit aims to connect...→

Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural virtual International Cultural Festival - amNewYork

BY TERESA METTELA Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the neighborhood of Astoria, Read full article: Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural...→

‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep small businesses afloat

‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep small businesses afloat

A Brooklyn couple says they started a T-shirt fundraiser to help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: ‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep sm...→

Brooklyn residents post messages of inclusion in response to racist flyers - amNewYork

Hateful, anti-Chinese signage posted around Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights sparked outrage in neighborhood residents — who ripped them down and posted their Read full article: Brooklyn residents post messages of incl...→

New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instagram users to brands

New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instagram users to brands

A new app aims to eliminate the noise of fraudulent Instagram influencers and let ordinary people tout the brands they like. Guru.Club, a Seaport-based startup [...] Read full article: New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instag...→

Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budget plan needs changes

Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budget plan needs changes

A Brooklyn nonprofit that has changed many student’s lives claims it might not be around when the city opens back up if changes aren’t made to the mayor’s prel [...] Read full article: Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budg...→

Brooklyn and Queens churches to reopen for small ceremonies and private prayer - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE Houses of worship in Brooklyn and Queens may reopen for private prayer and small ceremonies starting Tuesday May 26, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio Read full article: Brooklyn and Queens churches to reopen f...→

Brooklyn diesel tank blast 'scared the hell out of' residents - amNewYork

A diesel fuel explosion in an equipment rental yard rocked a Brooklyn community and sent a plume of smoke and flames 30 feet into the air before being Read full article: Brooklyn diesel tank blast 'scared the h...→

Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARES Act Spending For Small Businesses, Low-Income Residents

Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARES Act Spending For Small Businesses, Low-Income Residents

Orange County supervisors are considering spending $101 million from a federal coronavirus relief bill to help small businesses, cities and low-income individu [...] Read full article: Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARE...→

Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being carried out in Wuhan, as China aims to test 11 million residents

Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being carried out in Wuhan, as China aims to test 11 million residents

Temporary testing stations have appeared around Wuhan in response to six new coronavirus cases, China plans to test almost the entire city in two weeks Read full article: Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being ...→

'Strange way to park a car' say Brooklyn residents at odd crash on their block - amNewYork

First they heard was a loud bang, and when they emerged from their homes in Brooklyn a moment later, neighbors discovered that an SUV had struck a parked Read full article: 'Strange way to park a car' say Brooklyn...→

Brooklyn residents alarmed by funeral home that left dozens of bodies in U-Haul trucks - amNewYork

BY TODD MAISEL AND JESSICA PARKS Dozens of bodies — many of which were the remains of coronavirus victims – were seen being loaded from several U-Haul Read full article: Brooklyn residents alarmed by funeral ho...→

Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home residents

Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home residents

Residents in King David Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation were serenaded by a musician on the sidewalk. Read full article: Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home...→

Brooklyn principal finds special way to connect with students during distant learning

A Brooklyn principal has found a special way to connect with her students through virtual storytime. "It brings a sense of normalcy, sense of routine, familiar [...] Read full article: Brooklyn principal finds special way to ...→

Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs while  providing meals to health care workers on the front-lines

Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs while providing meals to health care workers on the front-lines

Off Their Plate partners with local chefs who donate meals to hospitals while the nonprofit raises money —through donations — for restaurants to pay their staf [...] Read full article: Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs...→

New Brooklyn-based mob drama on Amazon Prime makes long-awaited debut - amNewYork

After years in production, the first four episodes of "Gravesend" — a 1980s mob series set in the Brooklyn neighborhood — finally got it made with a Read full article: New Brooklyn-based mob drama on Amazon P...→

Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursing Home Residents with Family

Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursing Home Residents with Family

Senior citizens in Cincinnati, Ohio, are now able to connect with loved ones during the pandemic, thanks to a nonprofit's donation. Read full article: Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursi...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

Brooklyn residents send a message for justice at Juneteenth events - amNewYork

Thousands took to the streets of Brooklyn on Friday to acknowledge the 155th celebration of Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates the freeing of the Read full article: Brooklyn residents send a message for ju...→

Photographer's work depicting masked Brooklyn residents published in Vogue

Photographer's work depicting masked Brooklyn residents published in Vogue

Masks have become a piece of clothing that's synonymous with this time, and one Brooklyn documentarian's work capturing New Yorkers wearing theirs has ended up [...] Read full article: Photographer's work depicting masked Bro...→

Brooklyn burglar who 'pops locks faster than' a key haunting residents on one block - amNewYork

Residents of one Brooklyn neighborhood are concerned that the same person has been breaking into their buildings, stealing bicycles and delivered packages Read full article: Brooklyn burglar who 'pops locks faster ...→

Career fair aims to help connect Floridians to jobs amid COVID-19

Career fair aims to help connect Floridians to jobs amid COVID-19

The Gandy Civic Association and State Representative Jackie Toledo are teaming up to hold a three-phased event series to get people the tools they need to seek [...] Read full article: Career fair aims to help connect Floridi...→

Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on plexiglass dividers

Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on plexiglass dividers

What began as an idea to make some extra money during the pandemic and help other local businesses reopen has turned into a booming business. Read full article: Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on pl...→

Nonprofit eyes eight-story supportive housing complex near a hospital in Brooklyn - amNewYork

BY KEVIN DUGGAN Nonprofit developer Comunilife is looking to build an eight-story residential complex with social services and units for low-income Read full article: Nonprofit eyes eight-story supportive ho...→

NUL's advocacy gives small minority-owned businesses, community-based groups better access to Covid-19 relief funding - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Determined to get funding to legitimate small businesses, the National Urban League advocated relentlessly making sure the next relief package included targete [...] Read full article: NUL's advocacy gives small minority-owne...→

New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families To Community Resources

New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families To Community Resources

A new phone line aims to help North Texas families with young children connect with available community resources. Read full article: New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families ...→

Bartlett program aims to help struggling small businesses

Bartlett program aims to help struggling small businesses

Bartlett officials have implemented a Small Business Relief Program they believe to be the first of its kind in the Northwest suburbs to help sustain the villa [...] Read full article: Bartlett program aims to help struggling...→

Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks items from other small businesses in Brooklyn

Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks items from other small businesses in Brooklyn

A butcher shop in Williamsburg is helping out small businesses in Brooklyn by stocking their products. Read full article: Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks item...→

'No task is ever really too small': How Fox Valley residents are helping their neighbors

'No task is ever really too small': How Fox Valley residents are helping their neighbors

Through a new volunteer movement, Fox Valley Community Response, residents in the Tri-Cities are volunteering to run errands and complete tasks for community m [...] Read full article: 'No task is ever really too small': How ...→

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks to NYCHA residents, employees

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks to NYCHA residents, employees

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined tenant leaders from Wyckoff Gardens and Atlantic Terminal to distribute protective masks to NYCHA residents, emplo [...] Read full article: Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks...→

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers interest-free loans to small businesses

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers interest-free loans to small businesses

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has started a campaign called the Bring Back Brooklyn Fund, offering interest-free loans. Read full article: Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers inte...→

Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For Technology To Connect Residents With Families

Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For Technology To Connect Residents With Families

Nursing homes in Texas are set to receive millions to purchase technology to connect residents with their families as visitations continue to be restricted. Read full article: Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For...→

In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to help low-income residents struggling during pandemic

In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to help low-income residents struggling during pandemic

Young leaders in New York City's South Brooklyn are leading the volunteer effort because they say the government is not doing enough to help the most vulnerabl [...] Read full article: In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to...→

New program aims to help Brooklyn small businesses left out of PPP

New program aims to help Brooklyn small businesses left out of PPP

For businesses that didn't get money from the federal PPP, or need help outside of the program's strict guidelines, this new borough program might be a solutio [...] Read full article: New program aims to help Brooklyn small ...→

Brooklyn lawmakers launch small business loan program for those hit by COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE A pair of Park Slope pols launched a small business relief loan program on May 18, offering mom and pop shops interest-free assistance as Read full article: Brooklyn lawmakers launch small business...→

Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health Workers

Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health Workers

A nonprofit is providing frontline workers in the Bay Area with tasty meals and keeping local restaurants afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaura...→

2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect patients with family at Brookdale Medical Center

2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect patients with family at Brookdale Medical Center

Two Brooklyn women made a donation to Brookdale Medical Center in an effort to help COVID-19 patients be with their families in the final moments of their life [...] Read full article: 2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect...→

Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Paul leaders on neighborhood concerns

Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Paul leaders on neighborhood concerns

On Lexington Parkway in St. Paul, the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation’s Wilder Center has been busy offering mental health counseling, housing support, aging and [...] Read full article: Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Pa...→

West Side nonprofit offers grant money to struggling small businesses - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER The West Side Community Fund is now offering grants to help small businesses in Chelsea, Hudson Yards and Hell’s Kitchen stay alive Read full article: West Side nonprofit offers grant money t...→

Brooklyn woman compiles videos of residents signing 'We Are The World' to spread joy

Brooklyn woman compiles videos of residents signing 'We Are The World' to spread joy

A Brooklyn woman, also known as the Ice Cream Girl, compiled a video of residents signing "We Are The World" in hopes to spread joy amid the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: Brooklyn woman compiles videos of reside...→

Biden aims to connect with voters one Zoom call at a time | WTOP

Biden aims to connect with voters one Zoom call at a time | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is America’s newest podcast host, recently interviewing Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Obama administration’s point person [...] Read full article: Biden aims to connect with voters one Zo...→

DC-based app will help residents locate stores stocked with essential supplies | WTOP

DC-based app will help residents locate stores stocked with essential supplies | WTOP

The coronavirus outbreak prompted Mark Sussman, co-founder and CEO of OurStreets, to begin developing a new feature — “OurStreets Supplies” — within the D.C.-b [...] Read full article: DC-based app will help residents locate ...→

Supervisors OK Moratorium on Evictions For Residents, Small Businesses - Times of San Diego

The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a moratorium on evictions for both residents and small businesses in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: Supervisors OK Moratorium on Evictions F...→

Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural virtual International Cultural Festival - amNewYork

BY TERESA METTELA Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the neighborhood of Astoria, Read full article: Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural...→

Brooklyn residents send a message for justice at Juneteenth events - amNewYork

Thousands took to the streets of Brooklyn on Friday to acknowledge the 155th celebration of Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates the freeing of the Read full article: Brooklyn residents send a message for ju...→

Brooklyn residents post messages of inclusion in response to racist flyers - amNewYork

Hateful, anti-Chinese signage posted around Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights sparked outrage in neighborhood residents — who ripped them down and posted their Read full article: Brooklyn residents post messages of incl...→

Photographer's work depicting masked Brooklyn residents published in Vogue

Photographer's work depicting masked Brooklyn residents published in Vogue

Masks have become a piece of clothing that's synonymous with this time, and one Brooklyn documentarian's work capturing New Yorkers wearing theirs has ended up [...] Read full article: Photographer's work depicting masked Bro...→

Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budget plan needs changes

Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budget plan needs changes

A Brooklyn nonprofit that has changed many student’s lives claims it might not be around when the city opens back up if changes aren’t made to the mayor’s prel [...] Read full article: Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budg...→

In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to help low-income residents struggling during pandemic

In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to help low-income residents struggling during pandemic

Young leaders in New York City's South Brooklyn are leading the volunteer effort because they say the government is not doing enough to help the most vulnerabl [...] Read full article: In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to...→

Career fair aims to help connect Floridians to jobs amid COVID-19

Career fair aims to help connect Floridians to jobs amid COVID-19

The Gandy Civic Association and State Representative Jackie Toledo are teaming up to hold a three-phased event series to get people the tools they need to seek [...] Read full article: Career fair aims to help connect Floridi...→

Brooklyn diesel tank blast 'scared the hell out of' residents - amNewYork

A diesel fuel explosion in an equipment rental yard rocked a Brooklyn community and sent a plume of smoke and flames 30 feet into the air before being Read full article: Brooklyn diesel tank blast 'scared the h...→

Brooklyn lawmakers launch small business loan program for those hit by COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE A pair of Park Slope pols launched a small business relief loan program on May 18, offering mom and pop shops interest-free assistance as Read full article: Brooklyn lawmakers launch small business...→

Nonprofit eyes eight-story supportive housing complex near a hospital in Brooklyn - amNewYork

BY KEVIN DUGGAN Nonprofit developer Comunilife is looking to build an eight-story residential complex with social services and units for low-income Read full article: Nonprofit eyes eight-story supportive ho...→

Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being carried out in Wuhan, as China aims to test 11 million residents

Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being carried out in Wuhan, as China aims to test 11 million residents

Temporary testing stations have appeared around Wuhan in response to six new coronavirus cases, China plans to test almost the entire city in two weeks Read full article: Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being ...→

Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health Workers

Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health Workers

A nonprofit is providing frontline workers in the Bay Area with tasty meals and keeping local restaurants afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaura...→

NUL's advocacy gives small minority-owned businesses, community-based groups better access to Covid-19 relief funding - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Determined to get funding to legitimate small businesses, the National Urban League advocated relentlessly making sure the next relief package included targete [...] Read full article: NUL's advocacy gives small minority-owne...→

Brooklyn residents alarmed by funeral home that left dozens of bodies in U-Haul trucks - amNewYork

BY TODD MAISEL AND JESSICA PARKS Dozens of bodies — many of which were the remains of coronavirus victims – were seen being loaded from several U-Haul Read full article: Brooklyn residents alarmed by funeral ho...→

Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Paul leaders on neighborhood concerns

Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Paul leaders on neighborhood concerns

On Lexington Parkway in St. Paul, the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation’s Wilder Center has been busy offering mental health counseling, housing support, aging and [...] Read full article: Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Pa...→

Bartlett program aims to help struggling small businesses

Bartlett program aims to help struggling small businesses

Bartlett officials have implemented a Small Business Relief Program they believe to be the first of its kind in the Northwest suburbs to help sustain the villa [...] Read full article: Bartlett program aims to help struggling...→

Brooklyn principal finds special way to connect with students during distant learning

A Brooklyn principal has found a special way to connect with her students through virtual storytime. "It brings a sense of normalcy, sense of routine, familiar [...] Read full article: Brooklyn principal finds special way to ...→

Brooklyn woman compiles videos of residents signing 'We Are The World' to spread joy

Brooklyn woman compiles videos of residents signing 'We Are The World' to spread joy

A Brooklyn woman, also known as the Ice Cream Girl, compiled a video of residents signing "We Are The World" in hopes to spread joy amid the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: Brooklyn woman compiles videos of reside...→

New Brooklyn-based mob drama on Amazon Prime makes long-awaited debut - amNewYork

After years in production, the first four episodes of "Gravesend" — a 1980s mob series set in the Brooklyn neighborhood — finally got it made with a Read full article: New Brooklyn-based mob drama on Amazon P...→

DC-based app will help residents locate stores stocked with essential supplies | WTOP

DC-based app will help residents locate stores stocked with essential supplies | WTOP

The coronavirus outbreak prompted Mark Sussman, co-founder and CEO of OurStreets, to begin developing a new feature — “OurStreets Supplies” — within the D.C.-b [...] Read full article: DC-based app will help residents locate ...→

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks to NYCHA residents, employees

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks to NYCHA residents, employees

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined tenant leaders from Wyckoff Gardens and Atlantic Terminal to distribute protective masks to NYCHA residents, emplo [...] Read full article: Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep small businesses afloat

‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep small businesses afloat

A Brooklyn couple says they started a T-shirt fundraiser to help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: ‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep sm...→

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers interest-free loans to small businesses

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers interest-free loans to small businesses

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has started a campaign called the Bring Back Brooklyn Fund, offering interest-free loans. Read full article: Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers inte...→

New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instagram users to brands

New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instagram users to brands

A new app aims to eliminate the noise of fraudulent Instagram influencers and let ordinary people tout the brands they like. Guru.Club, a Seaport-based startup [...] Read full article: New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instag...→

Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For Technology To Connect Residents With Families

Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For Technology To Connect Residents With Families

Nursing homes in Texas are set to receive millions to purchase technology to connect residents with their families as visitations continue to be restricted. Read full article: Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For...→

Brooklyn burglar who 'pops locks faster than' a key haunting residents on one block - amNewYork

Residents of one Brooklyn neighborhood are concerned that the same person has been breaking into their buildings, stealing bicycles and delivered packages Read full article: Brooklyn burglar who 'pops locks faster ...→

Brooklyn and Queens churches to reopen for small ceremonies and private prayer - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE Houses of worship in Brooklyn and Queens may reopen for private prayer and small ceremonies starting Tuesday May 26, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio Read full article: Brooklyn and Queens churches to reopen f...→

New program aims to help Brooklyn small businesses left out of PPP

New program aims to help Brooklyn small businesses left out of PPP

For businesses that didn't get money from the federal PPP, or need help outside of the program's strict guidelines, this new borough program might be a solutio [...] Read full article: New program aims to help Brooklyn small ...→

Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on plexiglass dividers

Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on plexiglass dividers

What began as an idea to make some extra money during the pandemic and help other local businesses reopen has turned into a booming business. Read full article: Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on pl...→

Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARES Act Spending For Small Businesses, Low-Income Residents

Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARES Act Spending For Small Businesses, Low-Income Residents

Orange County supervisors are considering spending $101 million from a federal coronavirus relief bill to help small businesses, cities and low-income individu [...] Read full article: Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARE...→

'Strange way to park a car' say Brooklyn residents at odd crash on their block - amNewYork

First they heard was a loud bang, and when they emerged from their homes in Brooklyn a moment later, neighbors discovered that an SUV had struck a parked Read full article: 'Strange way to park a car' say Brooklyn...→

2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect patients with family at Brookdale Medical Center

2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect patients with family at Brookdale Medical Center

Two Brooklyn women made a donation to Brookdale Medical Center in an effort to help COVID-19 patients be with their families in the final moments of their life [...] Read full article: 2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect...→

New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families To Community Resources

New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families To Community Resources

A new phone line aims to help North Texas families with young children connect with available community resources. Read full article: New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families ...→

Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home residents

Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home residents

Residents in King David Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation were serenaded by a musician on the sidewalk. Read full article: Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home...→

West Side nonprofit offers grant money to struggling small businesses - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER The West Side Community Fund is now offering grants to help small businesses in Chelsea, Hudson Yards and Hell’s Kitchen stay alive Read full article: West Side nonprofit offers grant money t...→

Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks items from other small businesses in Brooklyn

Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks items from other small businesses in Brooklyn

A butcher shop in Williamsburg is helping out small businesses in Brooklyn by stocking their products. Read full article: Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks item...→

Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs while  providing meals to health care workers on the front-lines

Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs while providing meals to health care workers on the front-lines

Off Their Plate partners with local chefs who donate meals to hospitals while the nonprofit raises money —through donations — for restaurants to pay their staf [...] Read full article: Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs...→

Biden aims to connect with voters one Zoom call at a time | WTOP

Biden aims to connect with voters one Zoom call at a time | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is America’s newest podcast host, recently interviewing Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Obama administration’s point person [...] Read full article: Biden aims to connect with voters one Zo...→

'No task is ever really too small': How Fox Valley residents are helping their neighbors

'No task is ever really too small': How Fox Valley residents are helping their neighbors

Through a new volunteer movement, Fox Valley Community Response, residents in the Tri-Cities are volunteering to run errands and complete tasks for community m [...] Read full article: 'No task is ever really too small': How ...→

Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursing Home Residents with Family

Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursing Home Residents with Family

Senior citizens in Cincinnati, Ohio, are now able to connect with loved ones during the pandemic, thanks to a nonprofit's donation. Read full article: Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursi...→

Supervisors OK Moratorium on Evictions For Residents, Small Businesses - Times of San Diego

The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a moratorium on evictions for both residents and small businesses in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: Supervisors OK Moratorium on Evictions F...→

Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural virtual International Cultural Festival - amNewYork

BY TERESA METTELA Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the neighborhood of Astoria, Read full article: Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep small businesses afloat

‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep small businesses afloat

A Brooklyn couple says they started a T-shirt fundraiser to help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: ‘Let Brooklyn Sleep’ shirts help keep sm...→

Brooklyn residents send a message for justice at Juneteenth events - amNewYork

Thousands took to the streets of Brooklyn on Friday to acknowledge the 155th celebration of Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates the freeing of the Read full article: Brooklyn residents send a message for ju...→

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers interest-free loans to small businesses

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers interest-free loans to small businesses

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has started a campaign called the Bring Back Brooklyn Fund, offering interest-free loans. Read full article: Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce offers inte...→

Brooklyn residents post messages of inclusion in response to racist flyers - amNewYork

Hateful, anti-Chinese signage posted around Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights sparked outrage in neighborhood residents — who ripped them down and posted their Read full article: Brooklyn residents post messages of incl...→

New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instagram users to brands

New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instagram users to brands

A new app aims to eliminate the noise of fraudulent Instagram influencers and let ordinary people tout the brands they like. Guru.Club, a Seaport-based startup [...] Read full article: New Guru.Club app aims to connect Instag...→

Photographer's work depicting masked Brooklyn residents published in Vogue

Photographer's work depicting masked Brooklyn residents published in Vogue

Masks have become a piece of clothing that's synonymous with this time, and one Brooklyn documentarian's work capturing New Yorkers wearing theirs has ended up [...] Read full article: Photographer's work depicting masked Bro...→

Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For Technology To Connect Residents With Families

Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For Technology To Connect Residents With Families

Nursing homes in Texas are set to receive millions to purchase technology to connect residents with their families as visitations continue to be restricted. Read full article: Texas To Give Nursing Homes Millions For...→

Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budget plan needs changes

Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budget plan needs changes

A Brooklyn nonprofit that has changed many student’s lives claims it might not be around when the city opens back up if changes aren’t made to the mayor’s prel [...] Read full article: Brooklyn nonprofit says preliminary budg...→

Brooklyn burglar who 'pops locks faster than' a key haunting residents on one block - amNewYork

Residents of one Brooklyn neighborhood are concerned that the same person has been breaking into their buildings, stealing bicycles and delivered packages Read full article: Brooklyn burglar who 'pops locks faster ...→

In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to help low-income residents struggling during pandemic

In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to help low-income residents struggling during pandemic

Young leaders in New York City's South Brooklyn are leading the volunteer effort because they say the government is not doing enough to help the most vulnerabl [...] Read full article: In South Brooklyn, volunteers step in to...→

Brooklyn and Queens churches to reopen for small ceremonies and private prayer - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE Houses of worship in Brooklyn and Queens may reopen for private prayer and small ceremonies starting Tuesday May 26, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio Read full article: Brooklyn and Queens churches to reopen f...→

Career fair aims to help connect Floridians to jobs amid COVID-19

Career fair aims to help connect Floridians to jobs amid COVID-19

The Gandy Civic Association and State Representative Jackie Toledo are teaming up to hold a three-phased event series to get people the tools they need to seek [...] Read full article: Career fair aims to help connect Floridi...→

New program aims to help Brooklyn small businesses left out of PPP

New program aims to help Brooklyn small businesses left out of PPP

For businesses that didn't get money from the federal PPP, or need help outside of the program's strict guidelines, this new borough program might be a solutio [...] Read full article: New program aims to help Brooklyn small ...→

Brooklyn diesel tank blast 'scared the hell out of' residents - amNewYork

A diesel fuel explosion in an equipment rental yard rocked a Brooklyn community and sent a plume of smoke and flames 30 feet into the air before being Read full article: Brooklyn diesel tank blast 'scared the h...→

Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on plexiglass dividers

Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on plexiglass dividers

What began as an idea to make some extra money during the pandemic and help other local businesses reopen has turned into a booming business. Read full article: Small Brooklyn businesses thriving on pl...→

Brooklyn lawmakers launch small business loan program for those hit by COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE A pair of Park Slope pols launched a small business relief loan program on May 18, offering mom and pop shops interest-free assistance as Read full article: Brooklyn lawmakers launch small business...→

Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARES Act Spending For Small Businesses, Low-Income Residents

Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARES Act Spending For Small Businesses, Low-Income Residents

Orange County supervisors are considering spending $101 million from a federal coronavirus relief bill to help small businesses, cities and low-income individu [...] Read full article: Orange County Supervisors To Debate CARE...→

Nonprofit eyes eight-story supportive housing complex near a hospital in Brooklyn - amNewYork

BY KEVIN DUGGAN Nonprofit developer Comunilife is looking to build an eight-story residential complex with social services and units for low-income Read full article: Nonprofit eyes eight-story supportive ho...→

Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being carried out in Wuhan, as China aims to test 11 million residents

Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being carried out in Wuhan, as China aims to test 11 million residents

Temporary testing stations have appeared around Wuhan in response to six new coronavirus cases, China plans to test almost the entire city in two weeks Read full article: Photos show mass COVID-19 testing being ...→

Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health Workers

Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health Workers

A nonprofit is providing frontline workers in the Bay Area with tasty meals and keeping local restaurants afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaura...→

'Strange way to park a car' say Brooklyn residents at odd crash on their block - amNewYork

First they heard was a loud bang, and when they emerged from their homes in Brooklyn a moment later, neighbors discovered that an SUV had struck a parked Read full article: 'Strange way to park a car' say Brooklyn...→

NUL's advocacy gives small minority-owned businesses, community-based groups better access to Covid-19 relief funding - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

Determined to get funding to legitimate small businesses, the National Urban League advocated relentlessly making sure the next relief package included targete [...] Read full article: NUL's advocacy gives small minority-owne...→

2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect patients with family at Brookdale Medical Center

2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect patients with family at Brookdale Medical Center

Two Brooklyn women made a donation to Brookdale Medical Center in an effort to help COVID-19 patients be with their families in the final moments of their life [...] Read full article: 2 Brooklyn women donate iPads to connect...→

Brooklyn residents alarmed by funeral home that left dozens of bodies in U-Haul trucks - amNewYork

BY TODD MAISEL AND JESSICA PARKS Dozens of bodies — many of which were the remains of coronavirus victims – were seen being loaded from several U-Haul Read full article: Brooklyn residents alarmed by funeral ho...→

New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families To Community Resources

New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families To Community Resources

A new phone line aims to help North Texas families with young children connect with available community resources. Read full article: New Phone Line Aims to Connect Families ...→

Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Paul leaders on neighborhood concerns

Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Paul leaders on neighborhood concerns

On Lexington Parkway in St. Paul, the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation’s Wilder Center has been busy offering mental health counseling, housing support, aging and [...] Read full article: Virtual town hall aims to connect St. Pa...→

Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home residents

Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home residents

Residents in King David Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation were serenaded by a musician on the sidewalk. Read full article: Brooklyn musician serenades nursing home...→

Bartlett program aims to help struggling small businesses

Bartlett program aims to help struggling small businesses

Bartlett officials have implemented a Small Business Relief Program they believe to be the first of its kind in the Northwest suburbs to help sustain the villa [...] Read full article: Bartlett program aims to help struggling...→

West Side nonprofit offers grant money to struggling small businesses - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER The West Side Community Fund is now offering grants to help small businesses in Chelsea, Hudson Yards and Hell’s Kitchen stay alive Read full article: West Side nonprofit offers grant money t...→

Brooklyn principal finds special way to connect with students during distant learning

A Brooklyn principal has found a special way to connect with her students through virtual storytime. "It brings a sense of normalcy, sense of routine, familiar [...] Read full article: Brooklyn principal finds special way to ...→

Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks items from other small businesses in Brooklyn

Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks items from other small businesses in Brooklyn

A butcher shop in Williamsburg is helping out small businesses in Brooklyn by stocking their products. Read full article: Butcher shop in Williamsburg stocks item...→

Brooklyn woman compiles videos of residents signing 'We Are The World' to spread joy

Brooklyn woman compiles videos of residents signing 'We Are The World' to spread joy

A Brooklyn woman, also known as the Ice Cream Girl, compiled a video of residents signing "We Are The World" in hopes to spread joy amid the coronavirus pandem [...] Read full article: Brooklyn woman compiles videos of reside...→

Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs while  providing meals to health care workers on the front-lines

Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs while providing meals to health care workers on the front-lines

Off Their Plate partners with local chefs who donate meals to hospitals while the nonprofit raises money —through donations — for restaurants to pay their staf [...] Read full article: Nonprofit aims to revive restaurant jobs...→

Biden aims to connect with voters one Zoom call at a time | WTOP

Biden aims to connect with voters one Zoom call at a time | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is America’s newest podcast host, recently interviewing Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Obama administration’s point person [...] Read full article: Biden aims to connect with voters one Zo...→

New Brooklyn-based mob drama on Amazon Prime makes long-awaited debut - amNewYork

After years in production, the first four episodes of "Gravesend" — a 1980s mob series set in the Brooklyn neighborhood — finally got it made with a Read full article: New Brooklyn-based mob drama on Amazon P...→

'No task is ever really too small': How Fox Valley residents are helping their neighbors

'No task is ever really too small': How Fox Valley residents are helping their neighbors

Through a new volunteer movement, Fox Valley Community Response, residents in the Tri-Cities are volunteering to run errands and complete tasks for community m [...] Read full article: 'No task is ever really too small': How ...→

DC-based app will help residents locate stores stocked with essential supplies | WTOP

DC-based app will help residents locate stores stocked with essential supplies | WTOP

The coronavirus outbreak prompted Mark Sussman, co-founder and CEO of OurStreets, to begin developing a new feature — “OurStreets Supplies” — within the D.C.-b [...] Read full article: DC-based app will help residents locate ...→

Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursing Home Residents with Family

Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursing Home Residents with Family

Senior citizens in Cincinnati, Ohio, are now able to connect with loved ones during the pandemic, thanks to a nonprofit's donation. Read full article: Nonprofit Donates iPads to Connect Nursi...→

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks to NYCHA residents, employees

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks to NYCHA residents, employees

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined tenant leaders from Wyckoff Gardens and Atlantic Terminal to distribute protective masks to NYCHA residents, emplo [...] Read full article: Brooklyn BP Eric Adams distributes masks...→

Supervisors OK Moratorium on Evictions For Residents, Small Businesses - Times of San Diego

The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a moratorium on evictions for both residents and small businesses in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: Supervisors OK Moratorium on Evictions F...→