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

The New York Cares staff is observing Memorial Day until Tuesday, May 26 at 9:00 am. For project related emergencies, reach us at (212) 402-1102. Thank you for helping us keep New Yorkers fed and supported, no matter the occasion.

Meal Service at U.C.S.S.


Meal Service at U.C.S.S.

Serve hot nutritious restaurant style lunches and engage in warm conversation with clients at this unique soup kitchen. Volunteers will set tables, serve food, wait and bus tables, and clean up while also engaging with clients,
• Be prepared to be on your feet for the duration of the project
• Be prepared to engage with the clients
• Be prepared to work as part of a small dynamic team


The Meatloaf Kitchen serves wholesome, freshly made meals each Saturday to anyone who comes through the doors. With an all-volunteer staff, the kitchen provides a welcoming place of respite for guests and offers vital social services to those in need.