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

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 1:45pm

New York Cares announced that it has collected 106,000 warm winter coats as part of its 30th Annual Coat Drive, which marks the distribution of more than two million coats to date. With special emphasis this year on supporting the rising number of NYC Community School students living in temporary housing, New York Cares ensured these students and families received 10,000 coats.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 1:45pm

New York Cares announced the official launch of its 30th Annual Coat Drive on November 15th, 2018. The launch marked the distribution of the two millionth coat to date – one of tens of thousands of winter coats to go to New York City’s homeless community this year.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 1:30pm

Thousands of volunteers worked to revitalize more than 35 high-need public schools across all five boroughs in New York City on October 20, 2018, during the annual New York Cares Day for Schools.

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Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 2:00pm

We expanded our revitalization projects to four additional parks this New York Cares Day Spring.

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 2:00pm

A huge numbers of our volunteers this year committed over 100 hours in service to New York City.

Media Inquiries

Erica Lockwood
Director of Marketing & Communications, or call (212) 402-1680
Julia Tomkins
Rubenstein, or call (212) 843-9223