Past Press Releases


  • October 5, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg and Bette Midler Plant 250,000th Tree to Celebrate Two-Year Anniversary of MillionTreesNYC
    Read the 10/05/09 press release
  • September 29, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg Expresses Condolences to the People of the Philippines and Vietnam Affected by the Typhoon and Floods
    Read the 9/29/09 press release
  • September 25, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg and Former Vice President Gore Launch NYC Service Volunteer Program to Reduce Energy Usage and Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Coating Rooftops White
    Read the 9/25/09 press release
  • September 23, 2009
    Liz Smith and Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City Kick Off the Sixth Annual Fete De Swifty in Support of the City's Family Justice Center Initiative
    Read the 9/23/09 press release
  • August 21, 2009
    Mayor's Fund Raises Support for Clean-Up and Restoration Efforts after Storm Uproots and Destroys Hundreds of NYC Trees
    Read the 8/21/09 press release
  • July 30, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg Launches NYC Civic Corps to Mobilize New Yorkers to Volunteer and Address the City's Greatest Challenges
    Read the 7/30/09 press release
  • June 8, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn and Friends of the High Line Announce Opening of First Section of New York City's Newest Park
    Read the 6/08/09 press release
  • May 13, 2009
    American Airlines Donates Roundtrip Air Travel for a Second Time for NYPD's International Liaison Program
    Read the 5/13/09 press release
  • May 6, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg Details How Government and Philanthropy Can Help Each Other Better Help People Through Tough Times in Keynote Address to Council on Foundations Conference
    Read the 5/06/09 press release
  • May 1, 2009
    Urban Forestry 101: NYC Parks & CUNY Students Plant Over 4,000 Trees to Green CUNY Campuses and Nearby Parks Through MillionTreesNYC
    Read the 5/1/09 press release
  • April 20, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Klein Announce the Publication of Public Art for Public Schools - New Book Celebrating Art in the School System
    Read the 4/20/09 press release
  • April 8, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announce $2 Million Federal Grant to Create Green Jobs as Part of MillionTreesNYC Campaign
    Read the 4/8/09 press release
  • April 6, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg Announces New Initiatives to Help New York City Nonprofits Cope With Cash Crunch as a Result of the Economic Downturn
    Read the 4/6/09 press release
  • February 25, 2009
    Mayor Bloomberg Joins Fortune Society, Jonathan Rose Companies for Groundbreaking of Green Affordable Housing Development in West Harlem
    Read the 2/25/09 press release