‘charity’ Archive

Artist Talk THIS Friday 6pm!

All kinds of lovely new bits & bobs in our newsletter this month (click here for the newsletter)… including this Friday, October 7th at 6pm: Robert Pennington, Documentary Photographer, presents Zero, a study of the displaced people of Colombia. Robert, whose photos … More

National Thrift Store Day is TODAY

TODAY, Saturday August 17th, is National Thrift Store Day. To celebrate the wonders of reusing, refurbishing, and everything thrift, the the E-waste Warehouse is offering a special sale on refurbished electronics. This is a chance to do some back-to-school shopping … More

Broken Angel Block & Benefit Party – Fri. 3/15!

Arthur Wood’s been living in the Broken Angel House (below) for 34 years.  It’s a piece of art, a labor of love and a neighborhood institution.  Now, at the age of 82, he’s scheduled to be evicted from his home … More

Recycling Updates from Grow NYC

Electronics & Textile Recycling – EAST VILLAGE Saturday, November 17th 11am-3pm 19 Easy 3rd Street (btw Bowery & 2nd Avenue) At FABnyc’s Load OUT! Bring clean and dry clothing, paired shoes, bedding, linens, hats, handbags, belts, fabric scraps 36″x36″ or … More

More Ways to Help Post-Sandy

There is now a Facebook page – Occupy Sandy Relief NYC – with all kinds of information about ways to help. Also, from the Patch on-line, some more Tips for Disaster Recovery: File insurance claims as soon as possible, if … More

Additional Ways to Help Post-Sandy

Reposted rom Brokelyn’s post yesterday, more ways to help & places for support… “We made it through this thing, Brooklyn, or at least some of us did. What may have felt just like playful building-swaying wind to you elsewhere materialized … More

Post-Hurricane Charities & Volunteering

Today is the first day I’ve had access to the internet & time to respond to emails here at Green in BKLYN.  In addition to very kind notes of concern & well wishers for the shop, Lola & the rest … More

Halloween in the ‘Hood

As many folks know, Halloween in Clinton Hill is a very big deal. Here at Green in BKLYN we’ve been known to provide magic pennies to upwards of 1,000 Trick or Treaters on All Hallow’s Eve. “Take this penny… Make … More

The Laundromat Project

The Laundromat Project in partnership with Weeksville Heritage Center is hosting its the 2nd annual Greening the City (formerly Seeding the City) – a day of workshops, demonstrations & art activities focused on environmental awareness & urban beautification. Greening the City will take … More

MulchFest 2012

In partnership with the Parks Department, the Fort Greene Park Conservancy is proud to host the fifth annual MulchFest.  Join their volunteer team & have your holiday tree chipped for future use in your Parks! What: MulchFest 2012 Where: Washington … More