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

Raise Funds for New York Cares

Anyone and everyone can raise money for New York Cares. By inspiring and leveraging your network you can raise critical funds for the volunteer projects we run every day of the year.

Whether you are six or seventy-two, own a business or want to get your office involved, there is no limit to what you can do.

Workplace Events 

  • Run a 50/50 raffle amongst your coworkers.
  • Host an office dress down day.
  • Have someone to take professional LinkedIn profiles for your employees in exchange for a donation.  

Tip: Ask your employer to match the proceeds of your fundraiser for double the impact. 

Host your own Fundraiser

  • Use your small business to host a charity night.
  • Get your friends together for a scavenger hunt, charge a small fee and explore the city while making difference.
  • Partner with your favorite bar to host a trivia night, collect donations at the door.

Tip: Create a free ticket event at


  • Set up a free online donation page and make New York Cares a part of your birthday or wedding. 
  • Use your passion to make a difference. Sell your photographs, t-shirts or even give lessons.
  • Have a yard sale (or stoop sale), get a fresh start while doing good.

Tip: Set up your fundraising page at

No matter how much you raise, your funds go on to support the thousands of volunteer projects we manage year-round bringing high-quality, high-impact programs to our communities that need it most. Contact us at for more ideas and support. 

We can’t wait to see what you do! Tag us on social media @newyorkcares and with the hashtag #nycares. You may even see your pics reposted.