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Press Releases

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 3:30pm

Despite an unseasonably warm winter, New York Cares today announced that it collected 94,960 warm winter coats during its 31st Annual Coat Drive and has now distributed more than two million coats

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 4:00pm

American Ballet Theatre’s 80 hours of service for New York Cares Coat Drive took place over two weeks this month at the midtown Coat Drive warehouse.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 4:00pm

New York Cares’ pop-up shop is open for its 31st Annual Coat Drive on Thursday, December 12 on the Upper East Side.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 3:45pm

New York Cares today announced the official launch of its 31st Annual Coat Drive with a continuing focus on helping studen

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 4:00pm

More than 1,500 New York Cares volunteers worked to revitalize 15 high-need public schools across all five boroughs in New York City today during the annual New York Cares Day for Schools.

During National Volunteer Week (April 7-13), New York Cares, the largest volunteer network in New York City, will offer more than 3,200 volunteer opportunities serving thousands of individuals in n

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.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 11:45am

This year's theme, Unlock NYC, stems from the idea that volunteers have the power to unlock New York City’s potential.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 9:15am

In honor of National Volunteer Month, Citi Bike has joined forces with New York Cares to make volunteering as fun and easy as possible with free day passes, annual memberships, and a Bike Angels ch

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

NYPD Commissioner of Collaborative Policing Susan Herman and NBA legend John Wallace, joined New York Cares on Tuesday, November 14 at The Bowery Mission to launch the 29th Annual New York Cares Co

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 7:00pm

The New York Cares Winter Benefit raised $1.6 million to support its thousands of volunteer-led programs help more than 400,000 disadvantaged New Yorkers each year.

Friday, December 25, 2015 - 11:00am

New York Cares volunteers helped distribute warm winter coats to more than 150 homeless men, women and children at the New York City Rescue Mission in Manhattan.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 9:30am

NEW YORK, NY, October 17, 2015 – Thousands of New York volunteers beautified 68 New York City public schools across the five boroughs today during the annual New York Cares Day Fall.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 4:45pm

Contact: Eileen Sullivan, Rubenstein Communications (212) 843-8016

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 4:15pm

Contact: Rubenstein Communications, Inc. – Public Relations Eileen Sullivan 212.843.8016; esullivan@rubenstein.com

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 1:45pm

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Friday, March 1, 2013 - 1:45pm

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Monday, December 10, 2012 - 1:45pm

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