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

Press Releases & News

Find the latest news and press releases about New York Cares’ efforts toward meeting the pressing needs of the community.

Press Releases

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 10:15pm

Today, New York Cares is launching an innovative web3 approach to fundraising in support of New York City Public Schools.

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 8:00am

As the back-to-school season begins, New York Cares will launch the third annual Stand with Students campaign, an initiative that highlights the organization’s support for New York City students an

Monday, April 11, 2022 - 3:30pm

The Board of Directors of New York Cares, the city’s leading volunteer management organization committed to driving community impact through volunteerism, today announced the appointment of Sapreet K. Saluja as the organization’s next executive director, effective May 16, 2022. 

New York Cares in the News

New York Cares Rings the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite

Nasdaq. December 28, 2022.

New York Cares kicks off coat drive for kids, asylum seekers

PIX11. November 17, 2022. 

New York Cares Gala: Bottoms up for Giants star

PageSix. November 20, 2022.

New York Cares to aid schools and students with third annual Stand with Students campaign

amNY. August 2, 2022.

Astoria resident brings diverse children’s books to kids virtually across the borough

Queens Courier. April 21, 2022. 

New York Cares Appoints Sapreet K. Saluja As Executive Director

Harlem World Magazine. April 14, 2022. 

An Overlooked Cure for Loneliness.

The New York Times. December 21, 2021.

New York Cares Distributes Coats & Toys with The River Fund at the 33rd Annual Drive

CBS News. December 18, 2021. 

Schools Must Adjust to Post-Pandemic Student Needs—These Programs Could Help. September 28, 2021.

Hunger is Worsening. Here Are 7 Ways New Yorkers Are Addressing It.

The New York Times. July 11, 2020. 

New York Cares Has New Yorkers Helping One Another Through Pandemic.

WCBS 880. May 16, 2020. 

New York Cares Coat Drive Rings the Opening Bell

Nasdaq. January 3, 2020. 

Road to Puppy Bowl: Puppies Get the Chance to Paw it Forward by Surprising Volunteers

Animal Planet. December 2019.

Volunteers at one of our coat sorting projects receive a holiday surprise: puppies!

NYers share Christmas cheer with needy neighbors, handing out hundreds of winter coats

New York Daily News. December 24, 2019.

Our Christmas Eve Coat Drive distribution at GMHC.

Christmas Eve coat drive warms homeless, HIV-positive New Yorkers

am New York. December 24, 2019. 

The Gay Men’s Health Crisis and New York Cares partnered for the 31st annual coat drive to help bring a little warmth to those in need for the holidays.

Baby it's cold outside: Coat Drive begins with kids

am New York. November 2019.

The 31st annual Coat Drive kicks off at PS 188 M where many of the students are experiencing homelessness. 

Volunteers Give NYC Schools In Need A Fresh Look On New York Cares Day

CBS New York. October 19, 2019. 

More than 1,500 volunteers revitalized 15 NYC Public Schools on Cares Day. 

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