2016-2017 Campaign

After Retirement, Finding a ‘Second Career’ as a Volunteer, By Emily Palmer, New York Times Neediest, January 17, 2017

 

Twin Strands of Music and Compassion Run Through a Life, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, January 12, 2017

 

An Immigrant’s Instinct to Aid Others Collides With Financial Need, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, January 2, 2017

Exiting a Bad Road Onto a Hopeful Path, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 30, 2016

Inquisitive Child Inspires Her Tutor to Start a New Path, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 15, 2016

In Debt, but Undaunted, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 9, 2016

As She Fights Cancer, a Woman Strives for Normalcy, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, November 28, 2016

After Setbacks, Aiming to Go to College and Help Others in Need, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, November 15, 2016

2015-2016 Campaign

A Long Way From Guyana, Near a Family He Rarely Gets to See, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, January 15, 2016

Finding Her Footing Once More After Slipping Off the Career Ladder, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 30, 2015

A Janitor, Once an Addict, Cleans Up His Life, By Matt A.V. Chaban, New York Times Neediest, December 27, 2015

Sidetracked by Schizophrenia, a Former Film Student Plots a New Path, By John Otis,  New York Times Neediest, December 20, 2015

Walking Past Obstacles to Create a Steady Career Solving Computer Issues, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, New York Times Neediest, December 14, 2015

After Homelessness and Jail, a Harlem Woman Finds Stability Working Construction, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 3, 2015

A Harlem Man’s First Steps Toward Self-Reliance, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 1, 2015

Refusing to Let Her Father’s Abuse Knock Her Off Course, By Alan Feuer, New York Times Neediest, November 20, 2015

With Eviction Looming, an Injured Worker Accelerates His Job Search, By Emily Palmer, New York Times Neediest, November 19, 2015

Out of a Shelter, a Single Mother Studies to Be a Paramedic, By Rochelle Oliver, New York Times Neediest, November 18, 2015
 

An Aspiring Actor Refuses to Be Defined by His Past, By Kenneth Rosen, New York Times Neediest, November 14, 2015

Mother of 3 Regains Her Footing After Being Shot, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, November 13, 2015

A Selfless Caretaker, First as a Daughter, Now as a Mother, By Alexandra S. Levine, New York Times Neediest, November 9, 2015

 

Getting Clean for His Son, From a Drug He Couldn’t Shake, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, November 6, 2015

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A Chance to Improve the Community, and Himself, By John Grippe, New York Times Neediest, November 4, 2015

2014-2015 Campaign

Neighbors Step Up to Help New Yorkers Through Tough Times, By John Otis, New York Times, February 22, 2015

A Business Collapse Froze His Income, and Then the Pharmacy Bills Came, By David W. Dunlap, New York Times, January 15, 2015

From Caretaker to Computer Analyst Via a Nonprofit Technology School, By John Otis, New York Times, January 8, 2015

Amid Student Debt, Overcoming a Roadblock to His Career Dreams, By Dan Glaun, New York Times, December 29,2014

Inspired by Her Twins, a Mother Moves From a Shuffle to a Stride, By Ashley Southall, New York Times, December 22, 2014

A Childhood in Foster Care Didn’t Diminish Her Dreams, By Nate Schweber, New York Times, December 18, 2014

After Working in Film, a Queens Man Hopes for a Life in Technology, By Eleanor Stanford, New York Times, December 16, 2014

Helping a Queens Woman With Professional Development, By Dan Glaun, New York Times, December 13, 2014

In a Zigzag, He Finds a Path to Success, By John Corrales, New York Times, December 10, 2014

Savoring Sweet Sobriety, a Grandmother Rebuilds, By John Otis, New York Times, December 4, 2014

A Father Strives to Rebuild Ties Strained by Divorce and Alcoholism, By Alex Vadukul, New York Times, December 1, 2014

In Her Third Chance At Life, She Discovers An Appetite for Living, By John Otis, New York Times, November 24, 2014

Following Her Mother’s Example, in Addiction and Then in Sobriety, By John Otis, New York Times, November 19, 2014

After Seeking Help, a Student Finds a Path to a Job, By John Otis, New York Times, November 17, 2014

Wanting to Help Others, but in Need of Some Himself, By Eric V Copage, New York Times, November 13, 2014

Back to School, With Helping Others as Her Goal, By Steven Rocker, New York Times, November 10, 2014

The 2nd Act in His Unlikely Pursuit: A College Degree, By Kenneth Rosen, New York Times, November 6, 2014

After the Death of Her Father, She Fights Her Way Back to College, By Sandra E. Garcia, New York Times, November 3, 2014

2013-2014 Campaign

Help With Medical Bills, By The Editorial Board, New York Times, January 18, 2014

Emerging From Dark Past, and Forgiving, By John Otis, New York Times, January 17, 2014

Staying Drug-Free, and Providing for His Son the ‘Right Way’, By John Otis, New York Times, January 12, 2014

She Once Worked on a Roller Coaster, and Now Her Life Resembles One, By C.J. Hughes, New York Times, January 3, 2014

Handling Life’s Surprises With His Father’s Spirit, By John Otis, New York Times, December 25, 2013

Fear of Dying Alone Drove a Panhandler to Seek Drug Rehabilitation, By John Otis, New York Times, December 16, 2013

A Grandchild’s Love Quells the Demons of Addiction, By John Otis, New York Times, December 5, 2013

Patience Along the Path to Employment, By John Otis, New York Times, November 30, 2013

Caring for Others Was the Right Move to Defeat the Blues, By John Otis, New York Times, November 26, 2013

A Mother’s Pain Fed That of Her Daughter, By E.C. Gogolak, New York Times, November 20, 2013

An Artist Uses Humor as a Salve for an Illness, By John Otis, New York Times, November 16, 2013

A Word That Turned Her Life Around: ‘Mom’ , New York Times, By Ann Farmer, November 11, 2013

A College Degree Within Reach, Then Came the Medical Bills, By John Otis, New York Times, November 7, 2013

A Teenager’s Course, Altered by Motherhood, By John Otis, New York Times, November 2, 2013

2012-2013 Campaign

Medical Bills Crush Brooklyn Man’s Hope of Retiring, John Otis, New York Times, January 18, 2013

For a Homeless Deaf Man, an iPad Makes Life Easier, By Sarah Wheaton, New York Times, January 11, 2013

Mother Gathers the Will to Set Examples for Her Children, By John Otis, New York Times, December 21, 2012

After 3 Strokes, Keeping a Clear Focus, By Eric V. Copage, New York Times, December 19, 2012

Protective Brooklyn Mother and a Disabled Son Face Life’s Challenges Together, By John Otis, New York Times, December 15, 2012

From Street Hustler to Family Man Eager to Cook, By Jennifer Mascia, New York Times, December 9, 2012

Finding Sobriety After Grief and Crime, By John Otis, New York Times, December 7, 2012

A Man of Fashion With Pockets Gone Old and Empty, By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, New York Times, November 17, 2012

Don’t Give Up, Editorial, New York Times, November 12, 2012

2011 - 2012 Campaign

Volunteering Time and Clicks to Bridge Generations, By Mathew R. Warren, New York Times, February 6, 2012

A Mother Grateful to Have a Key to Her Own Place, By Mathew R. Warren, New York Times, February 5, 2012

Back to Classroom for Skills Not Taught in High School, By Mathew R. Warren, New York Times, January 28, 2012

Joining His Father, but Carving Out His Own Path, By Ann Farmer, New York Times, January 23, 2012

Donors Offer Money, Time and Encouragement, By Eba Hamid, New York Times, January 22, 2012

From Violence in Iraq to Hardships in Brooklyn, By Elizabeth A. Harris, New York Times, January 16, 2012

Working Twice as Hard, Editorial, New York Times, January 14, 2012

A Credit Nightmare, but Coming Out Better in the End, By Rebecca White, New York Times, January 12, 2012

For Father Working Three Jobs, a Startling Diagnosis, By Jed Lipinski, New York Times, January 7, 2012

Retired, but Overcoming Her Pain to Help Disabled Children Ride, and Walk, Tall, By Mathew R. Warren, New York Times, January 5, 2012

Getting a Helping Hand After Giving Back to the City, By N.R. Kleinfield, New York Times, December 24, 2011

Helping a Son Cope With Diabetes, While Juggling Her Own Challenges, By Mathew R. Warren, New York Times, December 19, 2011

Soul in Rhythm, Even When Life Isn’t, By Mathew R. Warren, New York Times, December 9, 2011

After Opening a Door, Watching Anxiety Fade, By Mathew R. Warren, New York Times, December 2, 2011

Single Spark Sets Off a Long Year of Debt, By Mathew R. Warren, New York Times, November 29, 2011

After Easing Burden on Body and Mind, a Young Man Begins to Follow His Dream, By Daniel E. Slotnick, New York Times, November 25, 2011

With Sleepaway Camp, Trying to Keep Stability, By Thomas Gaffney, New York Times, November 12, 2011

2010 - 2011 Campaign

A Season of Giving Motivates Donors in Greater Numbers, By Kari Haskell, New York Times, February 20, 2011

A Longtime Volunteer Helps Others Cut Red Tape, By Jennifer Mascia, New York Times, January 30, 2011

After What Seemed Like One Miracle, She Is Praying for Another, By Channing Joseph, New York Times, January 26, 2011

Charting a Winding Job Path, With a Smile, By Clyde Haberman, New York Times, January 21, 2011

Putting Sobriety and Work Above Drugs and Crime, By Jennifer Mascia, New York Times, December 31, 2010

Out of Prison, and Suited Up for a Future, By Jennifer Mascia, New York Times, December 8, 2010

MetroCard Blazes Mother’s Path to a Job, By Channing Joseph, New York Times, December 6, 2010

After Daughter's Death, Helping Others Cope With Dying, By Jennifer Mascia, New York Times, December 3, 2010

After Trial and Error, an Aspiring Chef Seeks a Break, By C. J. Hughes, New York Times, November 18, 2010

With Training and Faith, Getting Closer to a Dream, By Channing Joseph, New York Times, November 12, 2010

 

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