Category Archives: Philanthropy

A Big Step Towards a National Women’s History Museum

This time last year, we blogged about the movement to build a national women’s history museum on the Mall in Washington, D.C. Recently, the initiative took a major step forward when Congress passed legislation creating an eight-member commission to study the … Continue reading

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Moves That Speak Louder Than Words

[Doug Varone] is that rare choreographer with a gift for expressing emotion through dance. —Dunning, Jennifer. “Physical Side of an Emotional World.” New York Times, Jan. 10, 1994. If Euripides is right that “every man is like the company he [is] wont to … Continue reading

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Sexually Speaking

“I’m old-fashioned and square,” Dr. Ruth said more than once, as she and Dr. Lila Nachtigall were interviewed about Female Sexuality in the 21st Century by Rehema Ellis of NBC News at the Cosmopolitan Club in Manhattan this week. The … Continue reading

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Why Hanky Panky Supports The Pink Agenda

Even a cursory glance at the Philanthropy page on hankypanky.com will tell you two important things about Hanky Panky. One, we have a whole lotta heart for women and young people (and veterans, artists, animals and the environment, in no particular … Continue reading

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In the Works: A Film Adaptation of Edwidge Danticat’s Short Story, “Caroline’s Wedding”

Easmanie Michel, a filmmaker and graduate student in Cinema Studies at NYU/TISCH, has secured the rights to make a film based on the short story “Caroline’s Wedding,” by award-winning Haitian American writer Edwidge Danticat. After learning that Hanky Panky was one of … Continue reading

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The Poodle Behind the Brand

When I interviewed for an in-house counsel position at Google Inc. years ago, I had a researched, thoughtful and polished answer to the standard interview question, “Why do you want to work here?”, ready to go. But what I blurted … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky CEO Donates Collection of 20th Century Propaganda Posters to Barnard College

Hanky Panky co-founder and CEO Lida Orzeck recently donated a collection of 52 World War I and World War II propaganda posters to her Alma Mater, Barnard College. The collection was amassed by her late father, Dr. David Orzeck. A … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky Supports Our Companions Animal Rescue

Hanky Panky is proud to be a supporter of Our Companions, an animal rescue organization based in Manchester, Connecticut. To learn more about Our Companions’ mission and how to help, visit their website. This article about their new dog sanctuary, the … Continue reading

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Hanky Panky, IFAW & Elephants

The poaching crisis in Africa is intolerable. Elephants are being slaughtered for their ivory by the tens of thousands and they are being killed to feed a seemingly insatiable human appetite for trinkets and decorative luxury items. Just recently 86 … Continue reading

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Dear Friends of Hanky Panky

Dear Friends of Hanky Panky, Our hearts go out to all affected by Hurricane Sandy. You and your loved ones are in our thoughts. We are fortunate that our Queens, NY warehouse and Manhattan office were not seriously damaged. We … Continue reading

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