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Hamilton Heights »

Mystery Donor Paid for Funeral of 15-Year-Old Who Died in Fire, Family Says

Melisa Mendez's family said a woman called to volunteer a donation but didn't give them her name.

Hamilton Heights »

Donations Pour in to Help Bury 15-Year-Old Killed in Hamilton Heights Fire

Melisa Mendez's wake will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Ortiz Funeral Home on 190th Street and Broadway.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Teachers Raise Funds to Throw Carnival for Students in Need

Staff at a Bed-Stuy school serving children in need want to throw a carnival for their students.

Midwood »

Brooklyn Nonprofit Exploits Disabled Girl, Lawsuit Says

The parents of Ayalah Yakobzon say the Aleh Foundation uses their daughter's image to solicit donations.

East Village »

Artist to Wrap East Village Building in Fabric

Amanda Browder is planning to cover an East Fourth Street building in donated fabric this September.

Long Island City »

Sumner Redstone Donates $3M to Museum of the Moving Image in Queens

The museum will rename its theater after the media mogul, who chairs Viacom Inc. and CBS Corporation.

Forest Hills »

Queens Literature Lovers Plan Public Writing to Support New Magazine

This month, writers will take to bars, the subway and parks to raise money for a literary magazine.  

Port Morris »

Donated Clothes Help Bronx Boys Look Sharp for Work or Prom

Evelyn Alvarez is developing a nonprofit, Prom King, to connect young men with donated dress clothes.

New York City »

Bronx Woman Arrested For Newtown Fundraising Fraud, Feds Say

Nouel Alba allegedly made calls, sent texts and set up a Facebook account asking for money.

Long Island City »

Western Queens Pantries Need More Resources to Feed the Hungry, Pol Says

Food pantries in are stuggling to meet demand, according to City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.

Financial District »

Downtown Alliance Offers Grants to Help Small Businesses Hurt by Storm

Lower Manhattan businesses can apply for as much as $20,000 in the "Back to Business" program.

West Village »

Housing for Formerly Homeless AIDS Patients Needs $1M to Reopen After Sandy

Residents of the Bailey-Holt House in the West Village are now scattered across the city.

Clinton Hill »

'Occupy Sandy' Clear on Goal: To Provide Direct Aid to Storm Victims

Occupy Sandy has raised more than $650,000 in donations for Hurricane Sandy victims, organizers said.

Tottenville »

FEMA Disaster Centers Shut Doors 'Due to Weather'

FEMA recovery centers around the city posted signs saying that they were closed for the storm.

New York City »

Relief Organizers Urge Good Samaritans to Focus on Cleanup Help

Demand for clothes has been met, but city's hardest hit still need people to help clean up after Sandy.