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

Ways to Donate

By supporting New York Cares and the power of volunteers, you can reach 1,400 nonprofits and schools throughout the city and serve 400,000 New Yorkers in need.

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Giving Options

New York Cares volunteers touch the lives of 400,000 disadvantaged New Yorkers each year and meet some of our city’s most pressing needs. We rely on the compassion and generosity of people like you to make our work possible.


How Volunteers Improve NYC

We provide vital resources and volunteers to over 1,400 top nonprofit organizations in New York City. Our program staff partners with schools, community centers, and agencies in all five boroughs to assess their needs and develop activities that will improve the organizations' program offerings and improve their ability to serve their communities. We provide these services at no cost to the nonprofits.

With your financial donation, we are able to recruit more volunteers, work with more agencies, and serve more New Yorkers in need, making New York City a better place to live and work for all. Click below to learn more about our programs.