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Help Small Businesses Devastated by Hurricane Sandy

November 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Disaster Relief

As most of you who read this blog know, I live in the New York City area. I was one of the fortunate ones to whom Hurricane Sandy meant a few hours of lost power and inconvenience. But it’s heart-wrenching to hear the stories coming in. Many people in Long Island, New Jersey, and New […]

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The best charities to donate to for Hurricane Sandy relief

November 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Disaster Relief

One of the sad realities of any disaster is that criminals and charlatans will invariably come and try to profit off of them by trying to pass themselves off as charities. If you get approached by an individual or receive something in the mail, double-check and triple-check it before providing any kind of financial information. […]

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Building Up From the Ashes–Literally. A Unique Art Auction Featuring Ash from the Colorado Wildfires

October 6th, 2012 · No Comments · Disaster Relief

This past summer was one of the most devastating wildfire seasons in Colorado history. It cost six lives and destroyed over 600 homes. It also took over 5,000 firefighters to contain, many of them from volunteer fire companies that were pushed to their brink. Back in August, The Art to Ashes Project was formed by […]

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Filipino T-Shirt to Help Flooding in Manila and the Phillipines

September 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Disaster Relief

While most of us in the United States were focused on Hurricane Isaac here on the Western Hemisphere, there was a deadly typhoon, Typhoon Haikui, that was pummeling Asia. While Isaac didn’t come close to the devastation many predicted, the opposite is true of what Haikui did to the Philippines. Over 90% of Manila was […]

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In memory of September 11, 2001

September 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Disaster Relief

I used to work at Merrill Lynch in downtown Manhattan between 1999 and 2001 at 222 Broadway, a block from the World Trade Center. I’d have a little ritual every other day after work. I’d walk down Fulton Street, cross Vesey, walk into the World Trade Center and cross the walkway into the World Financial Center, and down to the Merrill Lynch Fitness Center. From time to time, […]

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Gwen Stefani eBay Auction

April 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Disaster Relief, eBay

From April 11 to April 25, Gwen Stefani is holding a special Charity Auction auctioning off a huge number of personal items, from a chance to meet her for tea at a special event in LA, to L.A.M.B. outfits from her closet, to T-shirts she personally signed. All proceeds from this auction will benefit Save […]

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Music to Benefit Japan

April 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Disaster Relief

Songs for Japan is a benefit album featuring the biggest hits from some of the world’s top music stars, available for immediate download on iTunes. All proceeds will go to benefit the Red Cross in Japan. Here’s a track list: 1) Imagine (remastered) – John Lennon 2) Walk On (radio edit) – U2 3) Shelter […]

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Hello Kitty and other Sanrio Purchases to Help Japan Victims

March 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Disaster Relief

For today only (Thursday, March 21, 2011), Sanrio stores throughout the United States will be donating 100% of their proceeds to the American Red Cross to support their work in helping victims of the Japanese earthquake and the tsunami in the Pacific. To find a Sanrio store, go to http://www.sanrio.com/store_locator/. Online purchases at http://shop.sanrio.com/ will […]

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The Best Charities to Support Earthquake and Tsunami Victims in Japan

March 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Disaster Relief

On Friday, March 11, the largest earthquake in Japan’s recorded history caused unbelievable devastation to that part of the world. The earthquake registered 8.9 on the Richter scale and hit just off the coast of the northern part of the country, resulting in an enormous tsunami wave which wiped away entire coastal towns. As much […]

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