Fri, Nov 27 | Online Event

The Spirit of Giving Tour: NYC's History of Helping Immigrants and the Needy

Join us for this special day-after-Thanksgiving event to explore NYC's rich and multifacted history of helping our newest arrivals, the poor and people in crisis.
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Nov 27, 2020, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
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About The Event

Perhaps more than any city in the world, New York has perhaps the most extraordinarily rich and multifacted history of helping our newest arrivals, the poor, and children and families in crisis. This online experience will take us on a journey from the 17th century to the present covering the following: Early History: The Churches and Relief for the Poor Almshouses and Orphanages African Free School and Charity Schooling The Settlement House Movement Private Philanthropy Trade Unions Mutual Aid Societies/Immigrant Communities Religious Organizations/Houses of Worship The Role of Government Services for Seniors Non-Profit Organizations Your organizer and guide to NYC History, Hank 646-596-3005 (pictured: NY Orphan Asylum founded in 1806 by Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton and other women, Picture Collection, the NY Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations).

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Henry M Orenstein

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Corcoran Office: West Side 
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New York, NY 10106
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