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ABC NY Highlights Green Keepers’ Riverside Park Cleanup

Reporter Kimberly Richardson covers the Green Keepers’ new contract with Riverside Park Conservancy. Our crews are helping keep the park clean after city cutbacks led to complaints about litter. You can help fund the ongoing cleanup effort by donating to the Conservancy: https://riversideparknyc.org/donations/ Read the story and watch the video here.

I Love the Upper West Side Profiles the Green Keepers

Why does Goddard Riverside have a horticultural and sanitation business? And how did Leslie Ware go from driving a florists truck to helping people re-enter the workforce? Find out all that and more in this lovely story from the I Love the Upper West Side blog. Read it here.

NY1 and UWS Websites Feature our Letters to Older Adults

As part of its Around the Boroughs segment, NY1 talked with Beth Dunphe, our director of development, about the beautiful letters and notes volunteers are writing to older adults sheltering in place on the Upper West Side during the COVID-19 pandemic. The West Side Rag and I Love the Upper West Side also covered this […]

City Limits Goes Out on Rounds with our Homeless Outreach Team

“Every conversation looks different. Sometimes we don’t talk about services because they don’t want services. So we just build a friendly relationship with them.” In a story for the City Limits news site, reporter Ahmed Jallow walks the streets of Chinatown and the Bowery with our Homeless Outreach specialists and also does a great job of […]

CBS NY Captures our Thanksgiving Spirit

Scott Rapoport of CBS 2 made a return visit to our Thanksgiving meal and once again did a great job of showing what makes this gathering so special. See our volunteers, guests and executive director enjoying the day together. Watch the Story