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Join SAME SKY to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide by participating in Umuganda, a tradition in Rwanda where millions come together to improve their communities. Come together in common purpose.
Make your neighborhood a better place and support people a world away. Take pride in loving your community…because we all live under the SAME SKY.
Do an act of service such as help pick up trash in your neighborhood, volunteer at a local soup kitchen, donate clothes to a homeless shelter, spend time at an elderly center, shovel snow or mow a neighbor’s lawn, donate books to a local library, volunteer with friends at animal shelter, etc.
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WHY: Make your neighborhood a better place and support people a world away … because we all live under the SAME SKY.
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The non-profit organization Best Buddies, which works tirelessly to foster and establish friendships and employment opportunities for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, teamed up with SoulCycle, an inspirational and motivational exercise and spinning organization, to raise money and awareness for Best Buddies on February 20 in New York City.
For the better part of six decades, the Waldorf Astoria’s grand ballroom has reverted to the 1800s for the Viennese Opera Ball in New York around this time of year.
Debutantes in white dresses swirl through traditional dances as diplomats, musicians and business leaders enjoy the scene from dinner tables. A horse-drawn carriage carrying opera singers steals the spotlight before couples dressed to the nines take to ballroom dancing.
On Friday night, Miss Teen USA 2013 Cassidy Wolf, 19 attended the charitable gala, which, for the first time, benefited Carnegie Hall.
The Robinsons were among a group of veterans and their family members who heard grateful words from Miss USA, Erin Brady, as well as patriotic songs from Bronx students. State Sen. Jeff Klein organized the event, which was in its 19th year.
“It’s amazing to me what you’ve sacrificed and all of the horrible things that you’ve seen, and yet you have such a positive attitude and you’re able to put a smile on your face every day,” said Ms. Brady, whose presence at the Feb. 14 event evoked a U.S. military tradition of glamorous entertainers and personalities succoring the troops.