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Volunteers of America's Operation Backpack Help Children in Homeless Shelters Start School With a Smile

Tim Ranney | Posted 07.07.2015 | Impact
Tim Ranney

While summer is upon us, it's never too early to start thinking about September and the start of the new school year. That means fresh blank notebooks, shiny new pens, colorful folders, bright yellow highlighters and a huge dent in your wallet.

The Theater Community Parties Post-Tonys: The Carlyle

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.09.2015 | New York
Cara Joy David

After the telecast (discussed in my post here), Broadway is all about the after-parties. There is the official Tony Gala at the Plaza. Then each show or each lead producer usually hosts their own party.

Operation Backpack 2013: Getting Homeless Kids to School With a Smile on Their Faces

Michael Giltz | Posted 09.16.2013 | New York
Michael Giltz

Every year, Volunteers of America organizes Operation Backpack, a citywide effort to buy as many new backpacks as possible, fill them with school supplies geared towards the needs of each grade and put them in the hands of New York City's homeless kids.

Operation Backpack Sends Hope To NYC Homeless Kids

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.29.2011 | New York
Michael Giltz

The annual Operation Backpack NYC campaign led by Volunteers of America and its spokesperson Paige Davis is in full swing now through July 24 in New Y...