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Knowing how to swim prevents drowning and improves your health, fitness, and safety. To help teach New Yorkers to swim, NYC Parks is offering free swimming lessons for people of all ages at indoor pools throughout New York City. All…The Bread of Life Food Drive
The Bread of Life Food Drive is a food drive involving students, teachers, families, and friends from 130 schools as well as the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation and partnering organizations in Staten Island. It is held for the…Staten Island Basket Auctions
Each spring, many schools in Staten Island hold Basket Auctions to raise money. Attending an auction can mean big money for the school, but you can win some pretty sweet prizes for yourself too. Sounds like a win/win, right? Please…Pre-K For All: Pre-Kindergarten in Staten Island
If you live in New York City and your child was born in 2011, he or she is eligible to attend free preKindergarten (pre-K) in September 2015. Pre-K is a free, high-quality program that runs five days per week from September through…Summer Youth Employment Program
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in a variety of entry-level jobs including:…