New York Cares

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews


214 West 29th Street 5th Floor New York NY 10001 USA


New York Cares is New York City's leading volunteer organization. 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.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

400,000 disadvantaged New Yorkers

Geographic areas served:

New York metro area


"each year, new york cares brings vital volunteer support to more than 1,300 nonprofit agencies, public schools and other deserving organizations throughout the five boroughs. Together, we are able to help more than 400,000 disadvantaged new yorkers, by: reading with children at some of our city's lowest performing schools; brightening the days of homebound seniors and those living with hiv/aids; helping adults entering the workforce with resume preparation; providing sat exam preparations to underserved high school students; providing warm winter coats and holiday gifts to men, women and children who would otherwise go without; and so much more. "

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