Featured Stories tagged with "volunteer"
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It takes a person with a special heart to spend his or her free time providing joy and relief to seriously ill children. Jeffrey Herskovits, a pre-medical student at Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS), has demonstrated that compassion for three summers at Camp Simcha, located in upstate New York. As Camp Simcha’s mission statement describes, it exists to provide “fun, friendship and hope” to kids facing debilitating or terminal illness. And for Brooklyn resident Herskovits, it represented a chance to satisfy his natural urge to give back.
More than $500,000 dollars. Three-hundred low-income New Yorkers. Invaluable tax preparation practice for 26 accounting students from Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush and other Touro undergraduate programs. And one colossal Kiddush Hashem.
It was after a life-changing humanitarian trip to Costa Rica that Tzipora Glanzman, LAS ’15 solidified her desire to someday work with underserved populations as a Physician Assistant (PA).
The Nepali children who gathered around Lander College for Men (LCM) student Eli Pollack as he tried to teach them to juggle might have noticed something different about him: his kippah.