Giving Back

December 24, 2020

New York, NY—The Holmes-Isaacs Coalition hosted its very first Christmas Toy Giveaway yesterday in the courtyard of the Isaacs Center from 2 pm to 5 pm. The event proved so popular among the residents nearby that about one hour into the giveaway many of the toys such as board games and books were ...

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New York, NY— Thanks to the donation of a New Jersey-based manufacturer, Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright visited three different medical facilities today to distribute 6,000 N95 masks to high-risk nursing home residents, frontline healthcare workers and patients, as well as presenting a box of ...

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New York, NY—The faith-based community, as well as non-profit organizations, elected officials and city agencies gathered for a momentous occasion on the Upper East Side today—a ribbon cutting for a brand-new resource center that will provide essential services to New Yorkers most in need. The ...

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New York, NY—The Isaacs Center was very busy this week delivering over 400 frozen turkeys to residents in public housing on the Upper East Side and the Taft Senior Center in East Harlem in preparation for Thanksgiving Day. Today, over 200 volunteers arrived at the center to distribute 1,000 boxes ...

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New York, NY—The Upper East Side nonprofit Isaacs Center usually distributes around 100 turkeys at this time of year, but thanks to the hard work of local elected officials and the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the center will be distributing over 400 turkeys to residents and families in public ...

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New York, NY—In the wake of Hurricane Eta in Honduras earlier this month, New Yorkers and non-profits continue to demonstrate their support and compassion for those affected by the powerful Category 5 storm by donating truckloads of equipment and materials. Many volunteers have been on the ...

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New York, NY—An important day in New York City with the onset of early voting. Still, approximately 20 individuals volunteered with the East 86th Street Association to clean up the corridor between 2nd Avenue and Park Avenue. They first gathered at the Shake Shack between 3rd and Lexington ...

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