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

Media Coverage

Volunteer with children at these youth-assisting organizations
Time Out New York. April 19, 2016
Discover the organizations that are helping NYC youth find shelter, improve academically and even learn how to rock out.

Thousands of volunteers join up to make grass greener in NYC parks for annual New York Cares Day Spring
New York Daily News. April 16, 2016
Armed with rakes, shovels, trash bags, and paintbrushes, more than 4,000 volunteers took to the city’s parks and gardens to spruce up the public spaces ahead of the summer season.

New York Cares Day Spring
NBC New York. March 11, 2016
New York Cares' Gary Bagley and HSBC's Peter Tavolacci, preview this year’s New York Cares Day Spring and discuss how you can get involved.

These mistakes cost many students their shot at college financial aid
Market Watch. March 7, 2016
New York Cares has already helped more than 900 families with the process their FAFSA application this year.

92 New York City High Schools to Give No-Fee SAT on Wednesday
The New York Times. March 1, 2016
Schools partner with New York Cares to give their students the help they need to excel on the SAT.

The Encore Movement
The NonProfit Times. February, 3, 2016
Baby Boomer volunteers at New York Cares have increased more than 30 percent in the last five years.

New York Cares Coat Drive Meets it Goal for Donations
NY 1. February 2, 2016
Despite an unseasonably warm start to the winter, the New York Cares Coats Drive reached its goal for the season.

It should remain a warm winter: New York Cares collected record number of coats
Crain's New York. February 1, 2016
New York Cares receives more than 100,000 coats, the most since Superstorm Sandy.

East Flatbush Church Gives Back to the Community After Fire
NY 1. December 22, 2015
A Brooklyn church that was ruined by an alleged arsonist gave back to the community through the New York Cares Coat Drive.

How NYC Residential Buildings are Giving Back for the Holidays — And How You Can, Too
Brick Underground. December 15, 2015
Real estate management companies have found that organized holiday giving instills a sense of camaraderie and community among their tenants.

101 Charities You Could Donate to This Holiday Season
New York Magazine. December 2, 2015
We were featured an ideal place for New Yorkers to donate.

Season of Giving: The New York Cares Coat Drive
USA Today. December 2, 2015
Our executive director discusses the organization's coat drive with Bloomberg's David Gura on "Bloomberg Markets.”

Coat Drive Draws Crowds to Citi Field
NY 1. December 1, 2015
Hundreds of New Yorkers came out to donate coats to the Mets tenth annual “Warm-Up” Holiday Coat Drive.

5 Alternatives to Black Friday Shopping
ABC 7. November 27, 2015
New York Cares' many volunteer opportunities were featured as an alternative to hitting the mall the day after Thanksgiving.

New York Cares Coat Drive Can Get You Two Met Tickets in April
New York Daily News. November 20, 2015
Anyone donating a coat to the New York Cares drive at CitiField on Dec. 1 gets a voucher for two April tickets.

Jackson Heights Girl Scouts Donate More Than 300 Coats to Needy
Queens Courier. November 18, 2015
Four troops partnered together to answer a neeed in their neighborhood.

Annual New York Cares Coat Drive Underway
NY1. November 17, 2015
With chilly temperatures upon us, it's time again for the New York Cares Coat drive.

The IRL meet: NYers looking up from their screens in search of true love
AM New York. October 25, 2015
These two fell in love while volunteering together on a New York Cares project.

Where to Donate This Holiday Season
DNAinfo. November 12, 2015
Donate your old winter jackets to the New York Cares Coat Drive and fulfill a child's wish by buying presents through the New York Cares Winter Wishes program.

Queens People of the Week: Volunteers Get Their Hands Dirty to Revitalize Astoria School
NY1 News. October 23, 2015
New York Cares volunteers are named 'Queens People of the Week' for their work on Cares Day Fall.

Astoria School Gets Facelift Thanks to Volunteers
NY1 News. October 19, 2015
Excited New Yorkers tidied up classrooms and painted fresh murals in the library at PS 85 Q in Astoria.

Teens volunteer for New York Cares Day
News 12 Brooklyn. October 17, 2015
Dozens of students woke up early Saturday to volunteer as part of New York Cares Day. 

Volunteers improve schools across the city as part of New York Cares Day
News 12 Bronx. October 17, 2015
The principal at PS 359 X shared the impact that the day of volunteering has on her students. 

Joyce Frost, Co-founder of Riverside Risk Advisors, to Deliver Keynote at University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business Booth Women Connect Conference
MarketWired. October 14, 2015
Joyce Frost, a New York Cares Board Member for more than 21 years, will be speaking at the Booth Women Connect Conference, the event of the year to connect with women within the Chicago Booth School of Business network and the broader Chicago business community.

New York Cares Day Fall: Day of Volunteer Service
NBC 4 New York. October 7, 2015
Gary Bagley, our Executive Director, joins Natalie Pasquarella to talk about the organization and this year’s New York Cares Day Fall, which takes place on Oct. 17.

Teaching Small Charities How to Use Volunteers Well
The Chronicle of Philanthropy. October 7, 2015
Teaching other non-profits how to make more of their resources.

LIC Bike Path Gets Bright, Colorful Makeover
NY1 News. October 6, 2015
Volunteers from New York Cares and Army West Point teamed up to bring to life a mural along the wall of a bike path in Queens.

How to Donate Your Time and Skills to an HIV/AIDS Group
POZ. August 5, 2015
Advocates share how you can get the most out of volunteering.

Volunteer program encourages aspiring engineers
News 12 Bronx. July 23, 2015
The elementary school engineers worked with volunteers from New York Cares programming at P.S. 443 in the Bronx.

A School Community Grows Even Stronger
Greenpoint News. July 15, 2015
PS 196 K, which offers volunteer-run after school programs and adult education classses, becomes a New York City Community Learning School.

Volunteers Pitch in to Give Rockaway Beach Skate Park a Makeover
NY 1. May 5, 2015
A local skate park receives new ramps on Queens Cares Day.

4,000 New York Cares Volunteers Revitalized From Harlem To Hollis
Harlem World Magazine. April 23, 2015
Volunteers improve the prosperity of ecosystems in the city's public spaces.

Partnering with Volunteer Organization has Heartwarming Payoff for Real Estate Brokerage
Inman. April 20, 2015
Real estate firm Halstead Property shares about their experience helping out on the Coat Drive.

Thousands of Volunteers Clean Up City Parks for New York Cares Day
NY1. April 18, 2015
People plant flowers and collect litter in the city's public spaces to get parks ready for business as warm weather rolls in. 

New York Cares Day Spring Announcement
WINS-AM. April 18, 2015
At Marcus Garvey Park, volunteers clean up the debris leftover from the winter. 

New City Campaign Marks National Volunteer Month
New York Nonprofit Press. April 3, 2015
The city's first Mayoral Service Recognition Program recognizes youth, adults, and businesses for their significant volunteer impact in the five boroughs.

How New York's Massive Homeless Population Endured Winter 2015
Vice. March 17, 2015
New York City's homeless struggle to find shelter and protection during a long winter.

Don't Listen to the Haters — Millennials Are a Lot More Charitable Than You'd Think
Mic. March 04, 2015
The latest data shows higher percentages of people ages 20 to 34 are volunteering.

How a Change in Format Led a Flagging Gala to 17 Years of Success
The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Feb 25, 2015
Converting a black-tie soiree to an awards event recognizing clients, volunteers, and donors paid off for New York Cares.

More businesses support NY Cares coat drive
Crain's New York Business, Dec 08, 2014
Fly Cleaners' customers will find a little something extra when their clothes are delivered this week: a bag to donate outerwear to the New York Cares Coat Drive.

New York Today: Pull Out the Coats
The New York Times, Nov 17, 2014
Good morning on this rainy Monday. It’s not bad now, but the week ahead looks cold. As you grab a coat, take an extra one. The annual New York Cares coat drive kicks off today.