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Good Deeds Fair In Herald Square - 10th Anniversary Event To Celebrate International Day of Doing Good {FREE / Open To The Public}

"The smallest act of kindness, is worth more, than the grandest intention" 
This is one of my favorite quotes. So powerful, and so very true.

Hi there friends! What are YOU doing on Good Deeds Day?

On Sunday, April 10th, 2016, Herald Square will host the 10th anniversary celebration and “Good Deeds” Fair; a family friendly event that is free and open to the public.
All New Yorkers are extended an invitation to participate in the simple idea that every person can do a good deed and have a positive impact in their own community and around the world.  The family friendly event will include all-day entertainment, performances, speakers, and hands-on doing good activities.
Over 20 notable non-profits, and corporate partners will be participating in Good Deed activities at the event, including:
  • A national “buy one share one” book drive and read aloud circle by Scholastic Book Fairs   
  • Adrian Grenier’s Mobile Kitchen Classroom Food Citizen Action Commitment & Photo Booth
  • A clothing/wipe drive for families in need with Jessica Seinfeld’s GOOD+Foundation (formerly Baby Buggy)
  • Drop off your iPod to program music for those living with Memory loss from Music and Memory
  • On site yoga organized by KIND Snacks, sample new products, and make a pledge to do a good deed during the month of April on the Vision Wall 
  •  Take a Selfless Selfie with UJA: each image shared on social media will earn a $5 donation to 1 of 3 causes
  • Play the Treadmill/Fit Bit activity and get healthy recipe cookbook handouts from the American Heart Association and NY Health and Racquet Club
  • Frisbee Golf toss and Summer League youth registration with Disc NY -- providing ultimate Frisbee to kids citywide
  • Entertainment from  VH1 Save the Music Foundation, Harlem Samba, Liz Queler & Seth Farber, Jessica Sweetman, DJ, Producer Beco Dranoff (Red Hot and Rio), and more!
I'll be attending with my family. Hope to see you there!
WHEN:                 Sunday, April 10 from 10am – 5pm
WHERE:               Herald Square — between 34th and 35th Street on Broadway Boulevard

Good Deeds Day is the largest and most far-reaching day of good deeds worldwide with more than four million volunteering hours globally. New York City will host the North American 10th anniversary event for this international day of doing good.  In addition to the Herald Square event, over 15,000 projects will happen in more than 60 countries -- from Brazil to Taiwan, Africa to the Americas, and Israel to Costa Rica. Individuals and organizations can visit, share their good deed at #gooddeedsday, or connect on Facebook and Twitter @GoodDeedsDay.