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

Media Coverage

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

New York Cares in the News

 

Finding the Heart of New Yorkers
Straus News. August 17, 2016
A client of our computer basics program starts her own business with the support and guidance of our strong volunteer community. 

Focusing on volunteer connection, measuring engagement can help increase ranks, leaders say
Crain's Detroit Business. June 27, 2016
New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley expounds on volunteer engagement and metrics for success at the Points of Light National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Detroit.

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.

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Press Releases

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.

Media Inquiries

Steve Streicher,
Director of Marketing & Communications, or call 212.402.1145
Eileen Sullivan,
Rubenstein Associates, or call 212.843.8016.