Join New York Restoration Project (NYRP) in planting and caring for trees, cleaning parks, planting flowers in community gardens–even helping out in their office. NYRP owns and manages 52 community gardens throughout the five boroughs and works every day to promote the revitalized health of the neighborhoods these gardens serve. Whether you are a green veteran or environmental novice, get involved with fellow New Yorkers who are making a real difference greening our city one block at a time.
From money, food or blood donations to cleaning and restoring parks impacted by the storm, NYCService offers volunteer opportunities to help all New Yorkers impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Use your time, passion, skills and willingness to help those who need it most. Opportunities include going door-to-door through the hardest hit neighborhoods, providing FEMA food to those in need, and volunteering at NYC shelters.
HandsOn Network is the largest network of 250 volunteer action centers that extend to 16 countries around the world. These centers inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action that changes the world. They focus on innovative approaches to leveraging individual and corporate time and talent to solve community challenges. The network is currently working with HandsOn Network Volunteer Action Centers and partners activated across the northeast to help coordinate the volunteer response to Hurricane Sandy.
DoSomething encourages young people to create their own vision for making a difference in their community and provided them the resources and support needed. Almost every week, the organization launches a new national campaign that always has a real impact and doesn’t require money, an adult or a car. With a goal of 5 million active members by 2015, DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the U.S. for teens and social change.