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

Workplace Giving

Put your donations to work by designating New York Cares in workplace giving campaigns or securing matching donations for the dollars you give or hours you volunteer.

  • Matching Gifts – Click here to see if your company has a matching gift program, which can double or triple your contribution to New York Cares. See your company listed? Contact your Human Resources office to get a matching gift form. We'll let you know in writing when we receive the match.

Workplace Giving Campaigns

  • United Way – Designate your pledge to New York Cares through United Way's Donor Choice program. Select New York Cares (# 011487) as your donor option. 
  • State and Local Government Employees – Support New York Cares via the State Employees Federated Appeal (SEFA # 50-3095) or via the Combined Municipal Campaigns (CMC # 1233).  

Your Impact

Just $5 buys books for children at Tilden Hall Residence, where volunteers go in the evenings to read bedtime stories and help kids fall asleep.

Volunteers train people looking for a job on Microsoft Office Suite and Photoshop, imparting important skills on industry-standard programs with licenses purchased for only $10.

Donated food plus $25 in gas allows volunteers to deliver hundreds of hot meals to homebound senior citizens.

For just $50, volunteers spend an entire day teaching kids how to cook healthy and tasty meals and snacks.