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Paraprofessionals Chapter and Staten Island office blood drive

Thirty-five members donated at the March 13 blood drive sponsored by the UFT Paraparofessionals Chapter and the union's Staten Island Borough Office.

District 11 Scholarship Dinner Dance

About 425 school staff, students, community leaders and local elected officials packed Villa Barone Manor in the Bronx for the UFT District 11 Scholarship Dinner Dance, which raised more than $10,000 for scholarships for District 11 students.

Many happy (tax) returns and other helpful acts by former counselor

While many people were in the midst of holiday preparations or celebrations on Dec. 23, UFT retiree Theresa Hambel was taking a course on changes to federal tax law. It was part one of her annual training as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program...

UFT holiday party and toy drive

The UFT decked the halls with joy and toys when it invited 100 students from 10 city shelters to UFT headquarters on Dec. 16 for its annual holiday party in partnership with the Coalition for the Homeless.

Thanksgiving Luncheon and Winter Coat Drive

Some 160 students living in temporary housing attended the UFT Middle Schools Division’s Thanksgiving Luncheon on Nov. 18 at UFT headquarters. At the end of the event, the children left with brand-new winter coats and accessories donated by UFT...

No longer alone

A pre-K teacher and the UFT chapter leader at PS 150 in Queens, Jeanine Bradley has found her voice as an advocate, both in the community and at her school, for people with Crohn’s and for her fellow educators. And she makes sure her students, no...

Finding ‘inspiration to fight on’

UFT members in all five boroughs and on Long Island participated in this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks on two separate Sundays in October. “We’re here to honor the survivors in our building and to call attention to this disease...

Staten Island supplies giveaway 2023

The UFT Staten Island partnered with local elected officials and organizations to provide backpacks and other supplies, food and fun for more than 400 families during its annual supplies giveaway on Aug. 2.

Harlem Week 2023

UFT members and staff handed out books, backpacks, school supplies and other goodies to students and their families at the Harlem Week Children’s Festival at Howard Bennett Playground on Aug. 20.

Prom Boutique

Almost 1800 middle and high school students chose from among thousands of dresses and tuxedos, then accessorized with shoes and jewelry, at the UFT's annual Prom Boutique on May 11 in the union's Bronx borough office.