New York Cares

Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.

  • Bronx

  • Brooklyn

  • Manhattan

  • Queens

  • Staten Island

  • Virtual

    • Adults

    • Community

    • Kids & Teens

    • Other

    Support NYC Students

    Volunteer working one-on-one with a students in the classroom

    NYC students, families, and teachers have seen it all over the last two years. But they haven't faced it alone, thanks to Stand with Students—a campaign providing NYC public school students with academic, social-emotional, and supplemental programs that address the learning gap caused by COVID-19.

    Stand with Us

    Review Health & Safety Standards

    Volunteers with face masks packing food deliveries in boxes

    Proof of vaccination is required on all volunteer projects and mask wearing is required on indoor projects. Stay up to date on our health and safety requirements for your safety and the safety of the New Yorkers we serve.

    Learn more

    Read Our Annual Report

    2021 Annual Report cover and spread

    Last year, New York Cares met the pandemic-era "new normal" with the same mission: mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service. Learn more about how our city changed but our mission stayed the same.

    View report