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

Team Up, Set Up, and Clean Up


Team Up, Set Up, and Clean Up

Join a team of over thirty volunteers preparing the dining hall, registering new clients, serving food and beverages, helping with clean up. You’ll be on your feet for 3 hours, doing light to medium lifting (10-20 lbs). Be on time and check in with your Team Leader.



The Xavier Mission is the community outreach arm of the St. Francis Xavier Church and is located in Chelsea. St. Francis Mission has a long history of service to those in need and seeks to welcome , serve and empower those in our New York City community who are in need of human and material support. The Xavier Mission meets pressing needs by providing food, clothing, shelter and life-skills training, and is guided by the Jesuit principle of advocating social justice. New York Cares volunteers help prepare and serve meals at The Welcome Table to an average of 725 guests each Sunday.