Holiday Toy Donation

My school organized a holiday toy drive on behalf of the Children and Family Services of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.  The organization donates toys, arts & crafts, dolls, educational games, balls, and more to underprivileged children in New York City. My family donated a number of items, including headphones, some children’s dvds,…

Cooking Oil for Seniors

On Monday, my brother and I donated oil.  No, not heating oil, which would be useful for warming up a person’s home in the cold winter months. And, no, we did not donate motor oil, which is used for transportation.  We donated vegetable oil. You may wonder why we would pick this type of oil…

VISIONS of helping

Last Monday, I went to a place called VISIONS with my Temple youth group. VISIONS is an organization in New York that helps blind and visually impaired people lead independent lives. There are people often would not qualify for government services. Our task was to decorate sweatshirts and Santa hats for people  who go to…