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Sunday Night Soul

5 Sep

EXPVOL

2013

Unless you’ve been living under a rock in Midtown, you’ve heard of SoulCycle: the extremely intense yet gratifying workout that features energy-infused music sets, inspiring instructors, and a whole lot of peddling. Whether you’re already a SoulCycle fanatic or looking to finally get on a bike and see what all the fuss it about, this is the perfect opportunity for you:  Join me on September 15th at a charity ride to benefit God’s Love We Deliver.

Friends and supporters of God’s Love We Deliver will get together for 45 minutes of fun, love and sweat! Hosted by God’s Love at SoulCycle in SoHo, 100% of the event proceeds will benefit the God’s Love We Deliver Expansion Campaign!

And that’s not all: Miss USA Erin Brady and Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf will be joining in the evening’s bike ride so buy a bike and you can ride alongside them!

Bikes can be reserved at a number of tiered levels and there’s only 53 available, so grab yours before they’re all gone. Tickets can be purchased on the GLWD website.

For any questions or concerns regarding Sunday Night Soul for God’s Love, please contact Nick at 917-280-5778 or McKenzie at 202-679-5544.

logoGod’s Love We Deliver is the tri-state area’s leading provider of nutritious, individually-tailored meals to people who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves. 

God’s Love We Deliver is a non-sectarian organization, providing meals with the strong belief of “food as medicine.”  To that end, we employ a team of registered dietitians who individually tailor meals to each client’s specific medical requirements.  God’s Love provides all services by employing a small but dedicated professional staff and with the critical assistance of nearly 8,000 volunteers annually.

Photography and Event Volunteers Needed!

28 Aug

One of NYC’s non-profits that is near and dear to my heart, ioby (stands for “in our backyards”),  is in need of volunteers for upcoming Fall events. Specifically, they’re looking for photographers to help capture some of the awesomeness that will occur, but sommeliers, cater waiters, and general volunteers are also needed.

A new professional or photography student looking to build his or her portfolio could use this as an opportunity to work with emerging leaders in NYC. ioby has a high standard of work already, based on the excellent work of three photographers at their last event; pictures here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ioby/sets/72157625293725151/

The events are quite different from each other, but all are fundraisers for ioby or projects on ioby. They are, chronologically:

Sept 10th: A largely LGBTIQ late night costumed dance party at a private residence in Lower Manhattan

Sept 15th: An intimate outdoor dinner party at St. Mark’s Church on the Bowery featuring Bravo’s Top Chef Dave Martin and other celebrities (*experience in shooting food required). Get tickets here: http://supperclubbouwerie.eventbrite.com/

Sept 18th: An afternoon rooftop panel discussion about rooftops

Nov 10th: An evening benefit in Brooklyn (location to be confirmed)

Nov 12th: Design exhibition in Brooklyn (date to be confirmed)

Dec 30th: A top chef prepared oyster and champagne fundraiser featuring sustainably raised oysters and the farmers who raised them. (date to be confirmed)

Interested photographers should send a short email of interest, resume and link to portfolio to Erin at erin@ioby.org with “Photographer” in the subject line.

Brooklyn’s Largest Potluck for God’s Love

11 May

This Saturday May 14th, I’ll be joining forces with my good friend Mckenzie from the MMMGuide.com to throw one of Brooklyn’s Largest Potluck parties!

The event will raise money for God’s Love We Deliver, an organization founded over 25 years ago when one woman began delivering food on her bicycle to a man dying from AIDS, and which now cooks 3,600 meals each weekday, delivering them to clients living with life-altering illnesses throughout the Tri-State area.

This Saturday, we’ll be serving up some delicious main dishes of our own on a rooftop in Prospect Heights and asking our guests to bring a side dish, dessert, or beverage of their liking for everyone to share, as well as a $15 donation. Everyone will receive a raffle ticket which will enter them for a chance to win one of many fantastic prizes donated by and for some of our favorite NYC locals like The Meatball Shop, Living Free NYC, iCi Restaurant, and more! Additional tickets can be purchased, with 100% of the proceeds from the entire event going directly to God’s Love We Deliver.

Interested in attending? We’d love to have you! Just email me (Rachel) at giveandgetnyc@gmail.com or McKenzie at themmmguide@gmail.com to RSVP and obtain that vital piece of info you’ll need in order to attend: Where’s the potluck party at?!

Many thanks to our generous supporters who have donated products or raffle items to the event:

Hands On New York Day: Volunteer in Queens!

4 Apr

A few weeks ago I posted about New York Cares’ annual Hands On New York Day, taking place on April 16th citywide. That’s two weeks from now- have you signed up yet? The Give & Get NYC team will be cleaning up the entranceway to Highland Park in Queens. We have plenty of room on our team if you’re looking to volunteer outside on a beautiful April morning!

Hands On New York Day is an incredible day of service, with over 5,000 volunteers fanning out across the boroughs to work on spring greening projects. Last year our team was placed in Queens where we painted benches in Bowne Park.  It’s a great way to get outside with some friends and make a difference, and also an important fundraiser for New York Cares that supports the 11,000 volunteer projects that run year-round. I’ve thrown together a team for this and NY Cares other annual event, New York Cares Day, for the past three years. This year is no different: Join Team Give and Get NYC on April 16th


Fundraiser for Haiti Relief

4 Feb

Come have a drink and meet fellow OneBrick volunteers at Sidebar. 15% of food and drink purchases and 100% of direct donations will go to Partners in Health for their relief efforts in Haiti. If you’d like to RSVP, you can do so on the OneBrick website.

According to their website,”Partners In Health is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation based in Boston, Massachusetts, and active in the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, Russia, and the United States. Our mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Through service, training, advocacy, and research, and by establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations, PIH strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair.” Partners In Health (PIH) has been working on the ground in Haiti for over 20 years, and has been providing emergency medical services in Port-au-Prince and the surrounding region since the earthquake.