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“Mardi “Bra” Drive to Run February 21 – March 3

The Undies Project, Greenwich Free Press

The Undies Project, will hold its second bra drive, called Mardi “Bra”, to coincide with Mardi Gras, in Greenwich and Stamford to collect donations of new and gently used bras. The mission of The Undies Project is to provide new, unused underwear to men, women and children in need to improve their lives. Underwear is the most under-donated, and most needed, item of clothing that many of us take for granted. No one should be deprived of the simple, daily necessity of clean underwear. Hygiene and physical comfort are only a part of this basic human need. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Hockey Team Shares its Softer Side to Preschoolers at Family Centers Gateway Preschool

Conor Santry and several of his teammates spent an afternoon at the preschool to help each student create a personalized photo frame that they could give to their parents as Valentine’s Day gifts. The team also brought each child a Valentine’s bag filled with cards, a stuffed animal and candy. Continue Reading →

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Dodge Ball Tradition Continues at Boys & Girls Club: Sign Up Today for Some Serious Fun

The 2016 Dodge for a Cause tournament was SO MUCH FUN that the event became an instant tradition. This year the Boys & Girls Club hopes to double the number of teams from last year (28). Several teams from the Greenwich Police Dept have already registered. Everyone is welcome as long as players are 18+. Continue Reading →

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Think Sunshine! Volunteer as a Fresh Air Host Family

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Fresh Air children are boys and girls, from seven to 18 years old, who live in New York City. Children who are reinvited by host families may continue with The Fresh Air Fund through age 18 and can enjoy extended trips. Continue Reading →

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Hudson Valley Honor Flight Announces 2017 Spring Flight Schedule; Invites Fairfield County Veterans to Participate

Hudson Valley Honor Flight (HVHF) is a nonprofit organization honoring American veterans for all their sacrifices by bringing them to Washington, D.C. to visit their respective war memorials at no cost to them. Each veteran is accompanied by a volunteer personal “guardian” who is responsible for ensuring that the veteran’s trip is a memorable one.

Each veteran is accompanied by a volunteer personal “guardian” who is responsible for ensuring that the veteran’s trip is a memorable one. Continue Reading →

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