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

Cares Day Spring Resources

Browse the resources below for tips on fundraising, recruiting team members, and sharing your excitement around New York Cares Day Spring. Have additional questions? We're here to help. Check out our FAQs page or reach out to a member of our team at

Fundraising 101

5 Keys to Fundraising
Read a list of fundraising basics.

Fundraising Ideas That Work
Read tips that guarantee fundraising success.

7 Steps to Meet Your Goal
Step by step guide to setting goals and making it happen.

Goal Setting Template
Download an outline to help you set your goals.

How to Ask for Money
It's not the easiest question to ask, learn how with this guide.

How to Host a Fundraising Event
A quick guide to hosting a fun and successful event.

Recruiting Team Members

Recruiting Your Team
Pointers on how to build your Cares Day team

Registering Your Team
Read our guide for managing your team online.

Build Excitement Around the Day
Tips on how to share Cares Day with your network.

New York Cares Day Spring Posters
Print and post these customizable posters to help build your team.

Let's Get Digital

Social Media Templates
See sample text to share on social media.

Social Media Graphics
Browse our gallery of photos to share on social media.

Fundraising Email Templates
Follow our guide for a simple and effective fundraising email.

Policies & Waivers

Youth Volunteer Policy
Volunteering with your family? Review our policy about bringing children.

Parental Consent Form
Print and sign this form if your child (under age 18) will participate in Cares Day Spring.