The YLC is raising awareness about the importance of grade-level reading proficiency by running a book drive through June 14 to benefit STEPS’ families. They’re encouraging summer reading and family involvement for children from low-income families in the South Bronx. To see the books, click here.
United Way of New York City offers a wide variety of opportunities for individuals and groups to get involved in our efforts to fight poverty across the five boroughs. Whether you're interested in a short-term, traditional volunteer activity or a long-term, skills-based commitment, we can help you.
The Mayor's NYC Service initiative's website, nyc.gov/service—developed in partnership with United Way of New York City—features hundreds of one-time and on-going volunteer opportunities with nonprofits in New York City's five boroughs. Search by zip code, your interests, skills you are able to offer, and more.
BoardServeNYC offers you the opportunity to take your volunteerism to the next level by serving on a nonprofit board. Trainings are coming up in November and December.
MoneyUP trains volunteers to prepare tax returns for low-income clients and help them secure work supports, reduce debt, improve their credit, and foster savings habits. It's a great way to utilize your professional skills in service of the community. Contact Natalia Jasienowicz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 251-2421 for information on upcoming trainings.
For corporate partners:
We regularly match our corporate partners with community-based nonprofits throughout New York City for group volunteer projects and donation drives. To learn more, see our For Companies section or contact Natalia Jasienowicz at email@example.com or (212) 251-2421.
If you are scheduled to participate in a volunteer project with us, please complete the volunteer acknowledgment and release.
If you've just completed a volunteer project with us, please share your opinion on the volunteer feedback form.