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Turning Point: The Shower Project

Mel is fortunate to work with a non-profit organization in Brooklyn called Turning Point. The amazing staff at Turning Point help their clients find resources to make better decisions for brighter futures. Services like helping someone get the GED, find permanent housing, improve literacy, and even providing HIV tests are improving the Brooklyn community.  Over 7,500 people are using Turning Point’s varied services everyday!  That kind of community service needs support.  We would especially like to let you know about another essential service that they provide called the Shower Project: The Shower Project is the gateway to mental and physical Read more…

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Go Do Yoga and Give to Charity

Mel will be teaching a yoga class tomorrow (Tuesday, April 30th) at the Paris Health Club (Upper West Side, NYC) for a charity event.  Details: Paris Fitness is reaching out to the community by helping our local children at PS 75. For one full week from Monday, April 29 to Sunday, May 5 the Paris Fitness team will donate their time and talent to help raise funds to support our local public school. Paris will donate over 15 classes to raise money for PS 75! So if you want to make it tomorrow or for the rest of the week go to the Paris Read more…

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Run Strong For Boston

The city of Boston has suffered unnecessary tragedy and ensuing violence.  Grief is the primary emotion that has been felt this last week, not just in Boston, but by everyone witnessing as well.  But now is the time to find strength and help our Bostonian brothers and sisters to reclaim their streets and sense of freedom.  There have already been runners pounding the pavement in solidarity around the country and world. The runs for Boston will continue on Monday, April 22nd.  For a list of those runs go to this Facebook Page made by the Independent Running Retailers Association.  If you can’t make Read more…

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Donate to Newtown, CT Victims.

The Sandy Hook school shooting is a tragedy of immense proportions.  Words do not adequately express the sadness that surrounds this time.  We, as a nation, can share in only a small part the grief that those families of the victims are now suffering.  It is in the spirit of humanity, service and the desire to support those families that we list here websites you can use to make donations: The United Way of Western Connecticut Newtown Youth and Family Services The Newtown Memorial Fund (on Facebook) The Newtown Parent Connection From here on may our thoughts and actions carry Read more…

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