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Hurricane Sandy: How to Help

There were some very extreme and haunting images coming out of the destruction of Hurricane Sandy. This photo of Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park surrounded by water by Anna of Door Sixteen is one of the eeriest in my opinion. If you are looking for ways to help people affected by Hurricane Sandy, here’s how to do so: Donate […]

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Mural Painting, Real Simple Style

Every year New York Cares, a volunteer organization in New York City, organizes a day of service called New York Cares Day. This year, it fell on Saturday, October 23rd and our team comprised of Real Simple staffers and members of BE@T (Black Employees at Time Inc.) were out in full force to paint three murals at P.S. 346 in East New York.

 

I’m happy to give you a glimpse of the amazing work that our staffers did to transform these areas of the school. And also to give a big thank you to Olympic Paint and Lowe’s Home Improvement in Brooklyn who donated all the paint and painting supplies (brushes, dropcloths, stir sticks, etc.) for our project.

 

Here’s our team ready to begin:

 

New York Cares Day - Team Real Simple & BE@T

 

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