Tagged: volunteerism

autism awareness

World Autism Awareness Day

  On April 2nd, we will celebrate the 8th annual World Autism Awareness Day. I remember years ago joining The Friendship Circle, an organization that seeks to bring companionship into the lives of children living with special needs. Daunted and intimidated, I hadn’t the slightest clue what to expect from befriending...


Do Good: Spring, A Time for Self-Renewal

  The adage goes “In like a lion, out like a lamb”. The onset of March marks the first indication that spring will soon be on its way. Despite snowstorms and blizzards, we triumphantly prevailed against the slushy New York City streets, accomplished a slew of goals while hibernating —...