New York Cares Overview
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New York 10001
Direct beneficiaries per year: 400,000 disadvantaged New Yorkers
Geographic areas served: New York metro area
Founded in 1987, New York Cares enables more than 53,000 volunteers each year to serve on flexibly-scheduled, team-based projects serving over 1,000 schools, social service agencies, and other deserving organizations.
New York Cares volunteers tutor children, feed the hungry, assist people living with HIV/AIDS, revitalize gardens, take homeless children on recreational outings, visit the elderly, and do so much more.
In addition to year-round volunteer programs, New York Cares organizes four large scale service events every year: New York Cares Day, the New York Cares Winter Wishes program, Hands On New York Day, and The New York Cares Coat Drive.
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