Hearts & Minds - Information for ChangeSM
For New York City
Nationwide organizations on
1011 First Avenue
New York, NY 10022
We are a large Archdiocese with a
wide variety of cultures and ministries. These pages reflect the many ways in which we
serve God through his people.
Gives contact information for a wide range of
social institutions, from refugee programs to elder care. A website worth browsing.
Sonia Reese, Executive Director
105 Earl Hall, Mail
New York, NY
Community Impact is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to
serving disadvantaged people in the Morningside Heights, Harlem, and
Washington Heights communities. Strives to advance the public good by
fostering meaningful opportunities for students, staff, and faculty of
Columbia University in order to provide high-quality programs and
instill the importance of life-long service. Depends upon your support
the list of 7 programs on the website affiliated with the Community Impact
organization. Also, read about how you can help the homeless right here in
New York City. -SNS
A very organized site that links the public to the
specific programs that Columbia University is affiliated with. -FRH
Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
281 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10010
Phone:1-212-777-4800 extension 332.
For 77 years, we have
challenged and assisted New Yorkers to build a better city through community and public
Can refer you to rewarding volunteering in a wide range
of social service agencies.
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165 West 105th Street
New York, NY 10025
Main focus is working to
help end extreme global poverty. Also explores racism, poverty,
the environment, self-help and other important issues: Info on Hearts and Minds
Covers effective organizations
and individuals - where
and how to volunteer effectively and self-help resources for a
wide range of psychological and physical challenges. Also: Inspirational Quotes, Food
& Health, art and Humor.
You are in this website and we like it.
JCorps is the largest Jewish (non-religious) volunteer network in the
world. It's thousands of New York City members (aged 18-28) feed the
hungry in soup kitchens, comfort the elderly in senior centers,
entertain children in hospitals, and beautify the parks throughout the
city. JCorps volunteers on Sundays and week nights in groups of 20 or
more, so it's a great way to make friends while making a difference.
It is non-religious and non-denominational, and open to all unmarried
Jewish young adults aged 18-28. Sign up for the events list at
Children For Children Foundation
985 Fifth Avenue #8B
New York, NY 10021
A project of Children For
Children Foundation, dedicated to helping young people develop a greater
sense of community and social responsibility.
Fairly new organization with attractive website and
growing number of volunteer listings for kids in NYC. -BAB
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116 East 16th Street
New York, NY 10003
York Cares' mission is to unite and enable caring New Yorkers to help people
in need and improve our city through volunteer service and creative giving.
An excellent resource for volunteers who want a flexible
schedule. After an initial meeting you receive monthly listings of places to volunteer,
which include working with kids, the elderly, fixing up neighborhoods and more. You can
regularly volunteer with the same group or try different activities. It's a good way to
meet other volunteers, too.
49-51 Chambers Street, Room 1231
New York, NY 10007
to a wide range of volunteering. You can get connected through their
website, too. Formerly Mayor's Office Volunteer Action Center.
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United Jewish Appeal/Federation
130 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
for young volunteers, for direct service, committee work and short term projects."
refer you to rewarding volunteering in wide range of social service agencies.
Volunteer Referral Center
161 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
After an interview to explore your skills and preferences, VRC can match
you with rewarding volunteering opportunities in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Connects
more than 4,000 people a year with more than 300 groups for
the arts, environment, health,
social services and more.
See also: How to Give Wisely Article and Effective-Donation Orgs | Resources for Nonprofits
Most national organizations can also refer you to
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