Hard at Work in New York
Bank of America began serving New York nearly 200 years ago. The National Bank of Orange and Ulster Counties opened its doors in 1812, U.S. Trust was formed in 1853 and the Merrill Lynch partnership was begun in 1914. Each entered the Bank of America family in recent years. Today, Bank of America is one of the nation’s largest financial institutions and provides services to half of all American households.
Aug 14, 2012
In 1975, Kathleen DiChiara set out to make a difference in the lives of the hungry in her New Jersey neighborhood. A self-proclaimed problem solver, Kathleen started distributing food to the hungry out of the trunk of her station wagon… learn More about From the Trunk of a Car, an Inspiration to Feed Millions
Aug 01, 2012
New York City, home to an enormous number of supermarkets and restaurants, has 2.9 million residents who experience difficulty in affording food. Throughout the five boroughs, 1.4 million people—mainly women, children, seniors, the working poor and people with disabilities—rely on soup kitchens and food pantries to get the food they need… learn More about Food Bank For New York City Fights Hunger Across the Five Boroughs
Aug 01, 2012
Mott Haven in the South Bronx is one of the poorest neighborhoods in the country, with unemployment at almost 30%. But a relatively modest amount of funding —under $2000—from Citizens Committee for NYC has helped create a community garden on Saint Ann’s Avenue that’s bringing neighbors together and helping revitalize the community… learn More about Citizens Committee for NYC Provides Micro-grants to Neighborhood Groups to Create Parks and Gardens
Jul 16, 2012
The Bronx is back! See how a group of dedicated citizens connected with their community to help revitalize a struggling New York neighborhood… learn More about The Bronx is back! Concerned residents unite to save their neighborhood
Jul 06, 2012
In Elizabeth, New Jersey, local teens face the negative externalities of any inner-city community – drugs, violence, teen pregnancy, and lack of positive role models and career opportunities. Yet, in the midst of these challenges, Trinitas Regional Medical Center (Trinitas) is bringing hope to these teens and inspiring the next generation of medical professionals… learn More about Inspiring the Next Generation of Medical Professionals in New Jersey
*Over $13.3 million in nonprofit support for New York in 2012.