A Jingle and a Vision: Interview with KarsKids CEO Eliyohu Mintz

“We are not in the entertainment business. Our mission is not to make sure nobody is annoyed by us or to provide pleasurable music, it is the mission of helping children.” We’ve introduced you to many departments here through this series, and now we take you to the corner office to get to know the leader and…

“It’s All About the Kids!”

“So, what’s the deal? What do you have to do to get a backpack?” A curious man stares at the woman handing out backpacks at the Kars 4 Kids backpack giveaway in Staten Island on Thursday. The woman responds with a chuckle, “Nothing. It’s all about the kids!” Over 250 participants came to the Children’s Aid Society’s Goodhue Center…

Volleyball Nets Giveaway

Sure you may love a game of pickup volleyball. But did you know that playing volleyball actually changes your brain, improving important synapses which are so important in your everyday life? Volleyball engenders communication, learning to make quick decisions, and learning to trust your teammates, all crucial parts of a child’s development and ultimate success…

The Olympics at Kars4Kids

Rio is alive with the sounds of cheering, the crowds yelling. It’s also alive with the crushing disappointment of the thousands who aren’t winners. Because at the Olympics, it doesn’t matter how fast or how agile you are. Only one thing matters: if you’re a winner. Well, let me take you on a journey up the…

A Mother’s Day Dream Come True

This past Sunday was Mother’s Day and Kars4Kids raffled off  2 Yankee tickets before the special weekend. All those that commented on this Facebook post were entered into the raffle.     The lucky winner was Thomas Finnigan! His comment about his mother Rosa demonstrates the essence of what a mother truly is:   Rosa’s reaction to winning…

Kars for Kids Garage (Vintage)…

With cars coming in from all over the country, we post the most unique cars in our lot.
enjoy perusing through some vintage collectibles and some wacky finds. From 1940’s Fire Trucks to Dunkin Donuts mobile.. Enjoy

The Next President For Your Kid?

Democrat, Republican, short or tall. Just pick one you can’t pick all. Sanders or Cruz, who would you choose. Hillary’s email or Trumps short fuse. Rubio rules a state, but would you pick him for america’s fate?

New Year’s 2016: Looking Forward, Looking Back

by Rina Gestetner Since fewer than 1 in 10 of us are expected to achieve our New Year’s resolution, I propose that we start a new trend instead: New Year’s introspection. Remembering why we’re doing what we’re doing, in the hope for rejuvenation and a fresh new year. A promise of thoughts and only that….

Kars4Kids Real Estate Team Heads to Atlantic City

Thousands of realtors converged on the Atlantic City Convention Center  this week for Triple Play, the premier annual realtors trade expo. Among the hundreds of booths exhibiting at the convention was one whose magenta colors, karaoke stand and innovative display made it stand out from the others: our very own Kars4Kids booth! A quick introduction…

The History of Cars Part Six: The Internal Combustion Engine

So, where were we? Oh, yes! We just learned about steam powered cars. So now we get to find out about the secret behind modern cars – the internal combustion engine! A steam engine is an external combustion engine. In the steam engine, as we have seen, there is a special furnace or burner which…

The Kars4Kids Epic Poem

As you recall, dear readers, we had an exciting contest this week. Who can come up with the best ideas for the blog? We said we’re opening the blog to you, our readers, and we’re going to keep our word! To be honest, when we read the responses we were very impressed! So many great…

Speechless

When Rebecca came down with laryngitis (probably from one of her Wild West vacations) she was a little annoyed. She was really used to talking. In her own words, she can “be quite a conversationalist.” But, since she works as a call-center rep here at Kars4Kids, she decided it was work as usual. As for her…