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

Volunteer News and Special Events

New York Cares volunteers participate in 1,600 projects every month, help collect 80,000 coats every year, and so much more to make New York City an even better place to live. Learn about what's coming up next and how you can get involved.

Latest Volunteer News


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Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:15pm

An art gallerist finds a social and ecological mission rescuing bouquets

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 2:00pm

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