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.
Oct 30, 2012
Working with a traditional French bistro to create a more refined approach to business. See how connecting with 21st-century tools helped create the recipe for success in New York… learn More about French Bistro Finds New Ways to Refine Its Cuisine – and Its Business
NYC’s New Destiny Housing Provides Safe, Affordable Housing So Families Can Escape Domestic Violence
Sep 11, 2012
In New York City, there are an average of 700 domestic violence incidents a day, and at least 30% of the homeless families are in the shelter system for that reason. While many of the victims do find their way to emergency shelters, less than 11% are able to leave with the promise of safe housing… learn More about NYC’s New Destiny Housing Provides Safe, Affordable Housing So Families Can Escape Domestic Violence
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
*Over $13.3 million in nonprofit support for New York in 2012.