Charity, Fundraising and Volunteer Work
I’ve been honored to help, and fortunate enough to be able to be a part of various fundraisers, charity events and volunteer events over the years. Below are some of them. If you’ve appreciated my help, posts or pics in the past, then please pay it forward by donating to any of my current or previous fundraiser. And if you just happen to be the giving type, and are in a position to give, please check them out and give what you can.
My Current Volunteer, Fundraiser and Charity Events
I have been involved with Make-A-Wish for numerous years. Each year, we have helped fulfill the wishes of a special child with our fundraising events. In just the last three years, my friends and I have raised and contributed over $120,000 to the 48 Hours of Tristate Subaru Enthusiast Charity Drive Event, donated directly to Make-A-Wish.
2018-06-04: Relay for Life for The American Cancer Society
My friends and I raised funds for the Relay for Life American Cancer Society fundraising events to help the American Cancer Society work towards improving cancer survival, decreasing the incidence of cancer, and improving the quality of life for cancer patients and their caretakers.
2015-10-18: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for The American Cancer Society
We donated money for the Making Strides of Albany “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” fundraising walk to help the American Cancer Society further their mission to save lives from breast cancer.
2017-08-19: Sounds of Silence Paddle Out For Postpartum Resource Center of NY
I raised funds for the Postpartum Resource Center of NY in the Sounds of Silence Paddle Out Charity Event so they can continue their work of spreading awareness about postpartum depression and helping parents suffering from postpartum depression.
2017-10-00: Hurricane Maria Relief Through Unicef
My friends and I raised funds to help those in Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricane Maria.
2017-10-00: Hurricane Maria Relief Through Brentwood Fire Department
My friends and I donated non-perishable foods and clothing through the Brentwood Fire Department (Long Island, NY) to help those in Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricane Maria.
2017-10-00: Hurricane Harvey Relief Through the Red Cross
My friends and I donated funds through the Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
2016-11-00: The Elija Project for Autism to Benefit the Elijah School
My friends and I donated funds to The ELIJA School to help them continue their mission of providing individualized 12-month educational and treatment programs for school-aged children.
2014-2020: Alley Oop for Autism
My friends and I raised money for the Annual Alley-Oop for Autism Charity Events that benefit the Family Center for Autism and the Anderson Center for Autism, to help them cover the costs of the specialized education necessary for children suffering from Autism.
2017-12-08: Saratoga Family Inn
My friends and I donated clothing and outerwear to the Saratoga Family Inn homeless shelter in Queens to help needy families through the winter.
2015-10-25: K9s For Warriors
We helped further the mission of K9s for Warriors by raising funds to help them provide service canines to veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury, and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post-9/11.
2015-05-01: Walk Of Love Fundraiser to Benefit Ronald McDonald House
We raised funds during the Annual Walk of Love Event to help Ronald McDonald House in their mission to keep families with sick children close to each other and help provide the care and resources they need.
2013-11-27: The Interfaith Nutrition Network
We helped raise money and goods to help the Interfaith Nutrition Network address the issues of hunger and homelessness on Long Island by providing food, shelter, long-term housing, and supportive services in a dignified and respectful manner for those who seek help.