Volunteering is a great way to contribute to our communities. And there are some New Yorkers who have made volunteering a part of their daily routines. We can’t thank them enough, but one way is with a little help from the President. We’re partnering with the Corporation for National and Community Service as a certifying organization to present the President’s Volunteer Service Award to New York Cares volunteers. Through this program outstanding volunteers will receive a letter from the president, a certificate, and a pin.
So what are you waiting for? Start tracking your progress today by signing up for the Presidential Service Award Challenge below. Awards are based on the number of hours completed between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.
Award recipients will receive:
More information about the award can be found on the Presidential Service Award website.
More than 62,000 New Yorkers volunteered last year on projects in Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island. If you see a challenge that is affecting your community, New York Cares offers volunteer opportunities where you can respond.
If you don't have an account yet, get started today.