Be a force for kindness and healing for our communities, and give in ways that matter. Check out these great places to volunteer. Virtual opportunities are available as well to provide support from home. Check the link for each listing for details.MoreLess
Support your local food bank during Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service by writing letters to New Yorkers in need during a Zoom volunteer event. Help lift their spirits during these difficult times by providing words of encouragement and hope. Please find out more on our website.
The need for access to food has never been greater in our city. City Harvest combats hunger by rescuing food and providing it to people in need across New York City. The organization is looking for volunteers, including bilingual speakers to ensure the organization reaches as many people as possible.
The American Red Cross is there where they are needed most. Donate blood, be trained as a disaster-preparedness volunteer, help families recover from home fires, or support our armed forces. There are many ways to provide support to the mission of the American Red Cross.
Roll up your sleeves to fight global poverty. Hearts & Minds aims to tackle the root causes that cause poverty. Volunteer by contributing your technical, organizational, and computer skills to help build a healthy infrastructure that can meet the challenge.
If you're looking to do good and contribute to improve the lives of others, New York Cares is a great place to start. New York Cares encourages people across the city to volunteer. There are many open positions available across the city's boroughs and neighborhood, from education to meal prep, and from wellness work to plenty of virtual opportunities.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum remember and honor the victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993. Several volunteer positions are available, including visitor-center greeters and museum educators.
New York Common Pantry provides food-insecure New Yorkers with access to fresh food. Several volunteer opportunities are available in the city to help distribute meals at Choice Pantry.
Rescuing Leftover Cuisine helps end food waste and address hunger in New York City. Volunteer as a driver or food-rescue specialist to help combat food insecurity.
Start Small Think Big is a nonprofit organization that provides under-resourced entrepreneurs with the tools they need to grow their businesses. As a volunteer, you can help new business owners with advice to help them run their operation successfully and independently.