charity http://wamc.org en Clea Newman And SeriousFun Children's Network Camps http://wamc.org/post/clea-newman-and-seriousfun-childrens-network-camps <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.doublehranch.org/">The Double H Ranch/SeriousFun Camp</a>, co-founded by Charles R. Wood and Paul Newman, provides specialized programs and year-round support for children and their families dealing with life-threatening illnesses.</p><p>Paul Newman's youngest daughter, Clea Newman, joined SeriousFun Children's Network as a Senior Director of External Affairs in January 2013, where she works as part of the advancement team to raise money to support SeriousFun Camps and Programs around the world. She also serves as a spokesperson for the organization.</p><p>Clean Newman joined us to talk about the <a href="http://www.doublehranch.org/events-listing/">SeriousFun's 23rd Annual Gala</a>, taking place tonight at 5pm at <a href="https://www.sixflags.com/greatescape">The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom</a>.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 93611 at http://wamc.org Clea Newman And SeriousFun Children's Network Camps #GivingTuesday With CFGCR And The Red Cross http://wamc.org/post/givingtuesday-cfgcr-and-red-cross <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; </span></p><p></p><p><a href="http://community.givingtuesday.org/">#GivingTuesday</a> is a movement to create a national day of giving added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The second annual #GivingTuesday is on December 3, 2013 – that’s tomorrow!</p><p>Karen Bilowith President and CEO of <a href="http://www.cfgcr.org/">The Community Foundation for the Great Capital Region</a> and Gary Striar, CEO for the <a href="http://www.redcross.org/ny/albany">American Red Cross Northeastern New York Region</a> join us to tell us more.</p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 78937 at http://wamc.org #GivingTuesday With CFGCR And The Red Cross 3rd Annual Capital Region CANstruction at The NYS Museum - "CAN You Imagine?" http://wamc.org/post/3rd-annual-capital-region-canstruction-nys-museum-can-you-imagine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This year is the third annual <a href="http://www.capitalregioncanstruction.com/">Capital Region CANstruction</a> event and involves 10 teams challenged with building structures that would fit the Capital Region Canstruction 2013 theme of “Can You Imagine?”</p><p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 60911 at http://wamc.org 3rd Annual Capital Region CANstruction at The NYS Museum - "CAN You Imagine?" Tom Viola - Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS http://wamc.org/post/tom-viola-broadway-caresequity-fights-aids <p>Equity Fights AIDS was founded in 1987 by the Council of Actors’ Equity Association. The money they raised across the country was used to support The Actors Fund’s AIDS Initiative. Broadway Cares was founded in 1988 by members of The Producer’s Group and the money they raised was awarded to AIDS service organizations, including Equity Fights AIDS.</p><p>The two organizations merged in 1992 and continue to fund the social service work of the Actors Fund and award grants to AIDS service organizations nationwide.</p><p>Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Executive Director, Tom Viola, joins us to tell us more about the history and mission of BC/EFA. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 60705 at http://wamc.org Tom Viola - Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Vox Pop : Financial Planning and Charitable Giving : 11/27/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-financial-planning-and-charitable-giving-112712 <p>On this edition of Vox Pop, joining us to discuss personal finances, including estate planning and charitable giving, is a panel of financial experts.</p><p>Thomas Brockley is senior vice president, financial advisor and branch director in the portfolio focus program at Royal Bank of Canada’s Wealth Management division in Albany, New York.</p><p>Bill Ringham is vice president and senior wealth strategist, also with RBC Wealth Management, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bill works with high net worth clients in the firm’s north region.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 20:00:00 +0000 52803 at http://wamc.org 2nd Annual Capital Region Canstruction - Zoo Can Do It http://wamc.org/post/2nd-annual-capital-region-canstruction-zoo-can-do-it <p>Canstruction, will once again take over the New York State Museum. The exhibition, <a href="http://www.zoocandoit2012.com/">Zoo Can Do It</a>, will feature more than a dozen zoo animal structures designed by teams of the Capital Region&#39;s best and brightest architects, engineers, contractors and students, using only canned goods.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 18:41:49 +0000 Joe Donahue 35961 at http://wamc.org