Photos: Yorktown Paints the Town Purple for Relay for Life

May 12, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown Relay For Life collects thousands of dollars annually from passing motorists on Commerce Street who spare whatever they can to volunteers holding purple buckets.

The “Paint the Town Purple” tradition, held this year on Friday, May 4, kicks the fundraising season into gear. Since 2006, Yorktown Relay For Life has raised nearly $2.4 million for the ...

Photos: My Brother Vinny Walk Raises $35k

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – My Brother Vinny, a Yorktown-based nonprofit organization, continued to “help mankind one good deed at a time” on Sunday, April 29, with the return of its annual fundraising walk at FDR Park. At the walk, hundreds donated more than $35,000 while enjoying music, food, games and good company.

“We thought the event went really, really well, despite the ...

Funds Raised for Charity at John Jay-Yorktown Lax Game

CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – It was about more than just the game when rivals John Jay-Cross River and Yorktown met up on the lacrosse field on Friday night.

The teams came together to bring awareness and raised over $3,500 for Kindness over Muscular Dystrophy. Conner Curran is a 7-year-old from Ridgefield, Conn., who’s fighting Duchenne muscular dystrophy. His parents, Chris and Jessica ...

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