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How one NYC Nonprofit Encourages Senior Citizens Through Conversation, Companionship, & Complimentary Beauty Makeovers 

GlamourGals Foundation, Inc. is a New York-based Visit.org partner nonprofit that inspires conversation and companionship through complimentary beauty makeovers given by volunteers to seniors living in residential care. Volunteers provide seniors with a sense of dignity through personal attention, caring touch, and the opportunity to share their stories. In celebration of their twenty year anniversary, we interviewed Rachel Doyle, the…

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Migrant Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace: Q&A with Arielle Kandel

New Women New Yorkers is a Visit.org nonprofit partner that provides professional development and education programs to empower immigrant women in NYC. We recently interviewed NWNY’s founder and CEO, Arielle Kandel, to discuss what drove her to impact women’s lives, and why offering corporate experiences on Visit.org has been an important step for the organization. Arielle’s educational background is law,…

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5 Ways To Celebrate Volunteer Month At Work

April is Volunteer Month — a chance to acknowledge the volunteers who give their time and effort to support causes, and a chance to get involved in various efforts. With the arrival of Spring also comes more opportunities to be out and about, making April the perfect time to roll your sleeves up and contribute to a cause you already…

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A NYC Volunteer Experience: Feeding Homebound Seniors in East Harlem

Taking the 6 train to 110th and Lexington, then walking to 114th and 1st, I reached Union Settlement Jefferson Senior Center in East Harlem.  The 11-minute long walk was one of the most beautiful I’ve had in NYC. In East Harlem, every single corner is decorated with a beautiful mural. The neighborhood itself reminded me that there are parts of…

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