2013 was a crucial, game-changing year at The Legacy Center.  The investment of our generous volunteers, partners and donors made made it possible for The Legacy Center to make a huge impact in NYC as we helped people begin to rebuild their lives and build their legacy. I’m confident that the return on your investment is greater than anything you’ll ever get from any

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End the Waiting (Homeless Initiative)

The NYC Department of Homeless Services reports that there are an estimated 55,000 people who are homeless in NYC. 22,000 of them are children. Many of these people are waiting for a solution. For someone to respond. No one should have to sleep on a park bench, in a train station or under a bridge. The Legacy Center wants to respond. We’ve been called

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Remembering Hurricane Sandy One Year Later

On Tuesday, October 29th, we will join together with the folks in Breezy Point to commemorate the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.  Join us at 9am at the Breezy Point Co-Operative Activity Center 202-30 Rockaway Point Boulevard in Breezy Point. There will be a press conference then our volunteers will be helping the co-op put the finishing touches on the Sand Dunes that were built to

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UPDATE – This is a must read!

It’s been a while since we’ve posted an update. We’re so sorry about that. It’s been such an incredible year that it may take a few minutes to tell you about everything we’ve done this summer and what we have planned before the year is over. Can I start by telling you how excited we are about all the things we get to do

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Supply The Future

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~Nelson Mandela Every year The Legacy Center Community Development Corporation (TLC) partners with local schools and non profit organizations to provide backpacks and school supplies for elementary and middle school students whose families are in crisis or have found themselves temporarily struggling. In 2012 donors made it possible for us to

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Health Fair – Pushin' with Purpose

The Legacy Center Community Development Corporation (TLC) is organizing an afternoon of education and competition for students of some of TLC's Supply The Future partner schools from Bushwick and Ridgewood. The goal is to address childhood obesity and other life threatening diseases by providing education for both students and their parents, free resources and giveaways and activities geared toward children to keep them motivated to

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Join us for our annual DAVID TYREE CHARITY BOWL!

The Legacy Center Community Development Corporation invites you to join us for the 2nd Annual David Tyree Charity Bowl with the New York Giants. Bowl and mingle with your favorite football team! The evening will include hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, refreshments, a silent and live auction and bowling! Your support will allow TLC to continue changing the landscape of our community and legacies for generations

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

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This Christmas we knew we'd have to do something for the children affected by Hurricane Sandy. This would require a lot of planning…What could we do? Where? How many toys would we need and how many volunteers would it take? There were lots of questions to ask but It all seemed to come together really well when our friends from God's Pit Crew, Spirit

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MY LEGACY (Volunteer Opportunities)

The Legacy Center would not be the success it is without the tireless efforts of our volunteers. TLC’s volunteers leave a legacy that is unmatched. Sign up below to support a long term program or one of our projects. We invite you to join us at one of our quarterly volunteer orientation. Our next volunteer breakfast orientation and celebration will be held on January 26th at

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