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


    Global Volunteer Month graphic with quote from Arthur Ashe

    Global Volunteer Month shines a light on the individuals and organizations using their time, talent, voice and resources to change our world for the better.

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    Respond to COVID-19

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    New Yorkers step up in times of uncertainty. Volunteers have distributed 36 million meals, made 74,000 calls to isolated New Yorkers, and served more than 210,000 hours since March. Our work continues as long as it's needed.

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