Week of Jul 15, 2013
If You See Something, Do Something
Roaming the city offering free favors, helping hands and even cold hard cash, a cadre of idealistic young New Yorkers meet a surprisingly skeptical audience.
Tales from the $20 Handouts
In a city where ignoring those in need is a daily occurrence, five New Yorkers answer the question: if you had to give your money away, who would you choose to help?
Five-Star Soup Kitchen
Chef David Garcelon has prepared meals for heads of state, rock stars and the Queen of England herself. He also cooks for New York’s homeless.
Kickstarting a Cure
Twenty-five million Americans struggle with rare, debilitating diseases. One pioneering doctor is crowdfunding their hope.
A Beam of Hope
As the new World Trade Center rises over Manhattan, a determined group of New Jersey firefighters are building a stirring tribute from one of the last remaining pieces of 9/11 wreckage.