The Carsten Institute is a nationally recognized training ground for aspiring professionals in the salon and beauty industries. Develop your natural talents, become a professional, get hands-on experience, and achieve your goals!
Flamenco Latino has moved its administrative offices to Jackson Heights. Flamenco Latino still offers weekly classes at different levels in dance, cante and guitar, hosts workshops with both US- based and Spain-based guest artists, and produces concerts in its studio theater. Flamenco Latino is dedicated to developing a NYC-style of flamenco based on the historically precedented influence of Latino art forms on flamenco,and through collaboration with other artists in areas such as Tap, Cuban Rumba, Salsa and Jazz.
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THE CARSTEN INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY IN NEW YORK is conveniently located in Union Square, readily accessible by major subways and public transportation. The curriculum of The Carsten Institute of Cosmetology, L'Oreal approved, carries on the hair dressing tradition of Paris. The beauty schools clinic floor is flooded with natural light, bringing the cities vibe into the building supporting a healthy and exciting learning environment. Through the affiliation of L'Oreal Professionnel, the Carsten Institute provides in depth training in advanced hair coloring, such as balayage, ombre, as well as The French Hair Cutting Technique.
We meet Jewish New Yorkers ‘where they are’ and connect them to their spiritual and cultural inheritance.
We provide individualized learning, social and travel programs that transform ignorance to awareness, apathy to excitement, and curiosity to commitment.
We inspire Jewish pride and leadership, and empower positive contribution to Jewish communities worldwide.
The Aish Center provides cutting-edge social and learning opportunities for young Jewish professionals in New York City in a warm, welcoming, and open atmosphere. Whether you want Business Networking Events, a Crash Course in Hebrew, Jewish Wisdom for Living, or the Israel adventure of a lifetime, Aish NY offers you access to more of the value in being Jewish.
Since 1974, Aish has been dedicated to revitalizing the Jewish world by reintroducing Jews everywhere to their heritage. Today it is a dynamic, rapidly expanding Jewish social and educational network committed to a worldwide renaissance of the Jewish people.
With branches on 5 continents and programs in 77 cities in 17 countries that have inspired 750,000 participants, and an award winning website www.aish.com visited by 2,000,000 monthly, Aish has become the largest organization of its kind in the world.
Brazil Station, Inc. is the first full-service company in the tri-state area to focus solely on Portuguese, a language spoken by over 240 million people worldwide (more than French, German or Italian).
We use the acronym SoPA, the Spanish word for soup, as a metaphor to illustrate the harmonious result of combining a hearty blend of ingredients: various minds, cultures, artistic mediums and social elements. Every culture has that soup that makes us feel better. Together we create a healthful, satisfying stew to sate the needs we have identified in our communities. As a good sopa is to the body, good art is to the spirit.
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Program Offerings include:
• Membership Program: EPIP engages young and new grantmakers in a peer network of over 1,000 people participating through individual and institutional memberships. Participants span 35 states and represent a diverse array of professional roles and grantmaking entities (like foundations, giving circles, government, and corporate structures). More than 50% of EPIP members self- identify as people of color. Membership benefits include discounted or free access to EPIP programs and discounted products from various partners. EPIP members also have access to an online member community, Member Connect, giving members a space in which to network professionally, for chapters to manage their activities and outreach efforts, and for the membership to communicate in a safe, secure environment.
• Chapter Organizing Program: We develop our members’ leadership by helping them launch, sustain, and grow vibrant EPIP chapters in cooperation with regional grantmaking associations. We provide baseline funding, manage chapter budgets, and provide technical and program support. We have chapters in the SF Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Hawaii, Los Angeles, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, Seattle, and Washington, DC.
• National Conference: The EPIP National Conference attracts 300+ changemakers every year. We have built organized philanthropy’s most energetic, diverse, and cutting-edge gathering. Our conferences provide a range of cutting-edge programming: EPIP members to design and lead sessions, and we feature speakers and panelists ranging from consultants to established philanthropic leaders from the country’s top grantmaking organizations to career coaches.
• People of Color Network (PCN): EPIP supports grantmakers of color by building their visibility, networks, and knowledge through our people of color network. We began by making scholarships for participants to attend funder conferences. In 2006, we added a convening to enable grantmakers of color to meet each other and get exposure to EPIP’s programming supports. We also work to empower other diverse constituencies.
We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization working in public schools and empowering NYC Public School parents with the programs and services they need for job readiness, job connection, and financial security. Through targeted classes, workshops, networking events, and career counseling, we serve the community and strengthen families.
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(RED) was created by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 to engage millions of people in the greatest challenge of our time – the fight to end AIDS in Africa where 2/3 of the world’s estimated 37 million people with HIV/AIDS live. We work with the world’s most iconic brands and organizations to develop (RED)-branded products and services, that when purchased, trigger corporate giving to the Global Fund. These contributions are then invested in HIV/AIDS programs in Africa, with a focus on countries with high prevalence of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
NAC provides real help and real hope to thousands of children with disabilities and chronic illnesses and their families throughout New York City. Through an integrated continuum of health and social services, NAC keeps children safe from abuse or neglect and works with birth, foster and adoptive families to keep children out of institutions and in nurturing, loving homes. Beyond safety and permanency, NAC supports each individual and family served in reaching their full potential.
The Interdependence Project offers traditional trainings for modern people. We integrate contemplation, ethics, and wisdom to help you create a harmonious life for yourself and others. Incorporating multi-lineage teachings, western psychology, and practical philosophy, our Mindfulness Plus retreats and trainings help empower people to live in balance with our complex and interdependent world.
Welcome To Project Main St.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurological disease that attacks the nerve cells (neurons) responsible for controlling voluntary muscles. No cure has yet been found for ALS. About 10 percent of those individuals with ALS survive for 10 or more years. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals afflicted with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and their families by lessening the financial burden associated with this devastating disease.
HOW TO HELP
Project Main St. is a non-profit, volunteer organization that relies on private donations to enable us to help those in need. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Make a Donation Online
Donating is secure and private with PayPal. We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express.
Make a Donation By Mail
Please make checks payable to:
Project Main St.
244 5th Avenue Suite #2417
New York, NY 10001
Your donation is a meaningful way to commemorate a birthday, anniversary, wedding or birth or to send condolences in memory of a loved one. Project Main St. will send an “In Memory” or “In Honor” card will be sent on your behalf to acknowledge the gift.
Many companies match their employees’ gifts to charity. If you would like you gift to have a even greater impact, just ask your company about matching gift opportunities.
You can help to support Project Main St. by donating appreciated shares of stock, bonds and mutual funds. It’s fast and easy, requiring little paperwork. If you are interested in making a contribution of securities, please call 1-800-965-MAIN.
In-kind gifts are gifts of professional services or goods made directly to Project Main St. If these goods or services are ones that PMS would otherwise have to purchase, the gift may be recognized for tax purposes at the fair market value. Here are just some of the services that Project Main St. needs throughout the year:
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Project Main St. wants your help! Become part of the heart and soul of Project Main St. by donating you time, services or expertise. Volunteers are needed for a variety of activities. For more information on how you can become a part of our volunteer team, please send an email including your contact information to
Link to our Site
If you are interested in assisting Project Main St. with our mission to support individuals and their families who are battling ALS you can do so by linking to our website. You may also right click on the image of our logo and click “Save as..” for a web ready logo which you can use on your site. This logo must link to the home page of our main site and must be used only in a “positive” manner. If you are unsure of usage, please contact [email protected]
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At its core, Project Main St. is about neighbors helping neighbors. Word of mouth is essential for a volunteer organization like ours. We rely on our friends and supporters to spread the word about the work that we do and urge you to share our story with as many people as possible.
Corporate Sponsorship & Cause Marketing; Philanthropy with a Return on Investment
Companies can make contributions for any amount to support Project Main St.’s mission or a specific program or campaign.
Companies can sponsor or co-sponsor specific fundraising events.
Special initiatives are one time gifts sought to provide for a specific need such as an emergency grant for a particular individual or family.
Businesses can enable their customers to participate by adding a contribution to their purchases. By demonstrating a softer side of your company you will generate customer and employee goodwill.
Companies donate budget-alleviating products or services to support the work of Project Main St.. Examples include: printing services, tax preparation, medical supplies, and items to be sold at auction.
Through matching gift or payroll deduction programs companies and their employee’s can team up to help support the Project Main St. mission. The connection often enhances employee/employer relations.
Companies may donate funds or services through their foundations.
The Chris Canty Foundation hosts the Champions Golf Classic at the prestigious Manhattan Woods Golf Club in West Nyack, New York. The Champions Golf Classic is a great opportunity for golfers of all levels to measure their skills against one of New York State’s top ranked courses, rub elbows with several members of the Super Bowl XLVI Champion New York Giants and other top athletes and celebrities, while supporting a great cause.
CODE PURPLE is a non-profit organization that marries high fashion and international philanthropy. CODE PURPLE brings together world-renowned designers, fashion moguls, celebrities, and models under one banner - protecting innocent people from contracting malaria through fashion. In February 2012, CODE PURPLE debuted their first show, the CODE PURPLE EVENT, to the tune of over 1200 people aboard the USS Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum. Over 50 media outlets were in attendance covering what would become the largest fashion show to close out New York Fashion Week.
ING Activewear launched one of the largest initiatives in 2012 to help prevent the millions of children and adults from dying of malaria every year. Supporters play a direct role to raise crucial funds needed to bring help to more than 200 million people affected worldwide by malaria each year. This global initiative is centered on a product called the MOSKEETO ARMOR, designed and developed with revolutionary expertise by design house, ING Activewear. Certified by a Switzerland based third party for up to 50 washes, this life-changing technology repels mosquitos and has initiated an international campaign against malaria. MOSKEETO ARMOR provides protection from mosquitoes and other biting insects that carry known diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, West Nile, and lime disease.