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

    Keep NYC Clean & Green

    Volunteers weeding and mulching with NYC in the background

    Spring is the perfect season to enjoy nature and the beautiful outdoors. But appreciating green spaces goes hand in hand with caring for them. Join us on an environmental project to keep our city clean and protected!

    Go green

    Make a gift

    Two volunteers handing out food to a woman and her children

    When we are strong, New York is strong. Give hope in 2023!

    Donate today

    Read Our Annual Report

    2021 Annual Report cover and spread

    Last year, we witnessed the collective power and passion of New Yorkers coming together in common purpose, showing up to deliver the dignity that nutritious meals, warm coats, investments in our children, and authentic human connections provide. 

    View report

    I truly believe we help those who need us the most. It's an honor, privilege, and a life-changing experience to give back to a city who gives us so much in return. There are so many people who need us right now.