Fundraisers

December, 2013

Astoria

Astoria plays host to Philippine typhoon fund-raiser

The founder of the Queens County Market decided to appeal to people’s taste buds to support typhoon relief in the Philippines Sunday. Comment.
Astoria

A funny thing happened on the way to the temple

Jonathan Forgash had been attending the Astoria Center of Israel for much of his life. Comment.

November, 2013

Flushing

Queens politicians get acts together for a good cause

In a little more than a week, a slate of Queens politicians will show another side of their personas when they step into a set of new roles — literally. Comment.

August, 2013

Bayside

Butterfly Dreams golf tournament stays strong in Bayside

What started as a simple golf tournament and fund-raiser to benefit a Bay Terrace child with cerebral palsy has blossomed into an annual event that benefits kids in need throughout the community. Comment.

May, 2013

Flushing

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Tenor Daniel Rodriguez performs at fund-raiser for Flushing House

Tenor Daniel Rodriguez, “the Singing Cop,” took the stage at Flushing Town Hall during a fund-raiser for Flushing House. Comment.

April, 2013

St. Albans

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Council candidate Manny Caughman holds fund-raiser

City Council candidate Manny Caughman recently held a fund-raiser at Thomasina’s in St. Albans Comments (1).
College Point

College Pt. steps up to aid family of boy killed in crash

Cristian Malave, a beloved 11-year-old who six years ago started out with the College Point Little League swinging his bat at a baseball tee, was remembered over the weekend at a rally in support of his Whitestone family a week after a tragic accident rocked the close-knit northeast Queens community. Comments (16).
College Point

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Relay for Life kicks off in College Point

The College Point Relay for Life recently kicked off its preparation for the annual overnight walk to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The event was held at the College Point Volunteer Ambulance. Comment.

February, 2013

Sunnyside

Sunnyside hosting benefit for Newtown family

A social group co-founded by a mother who lost her youngest son in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is holding a benefit Feb. 23 to help the former Sunnyside family. Comment.
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