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Volunteering

As with all such roundups, this list represents only a small sampling of volunteers opportunities in the city, but it should be enough to get you going. It's organized by categories to help you pinpoint your interests, though some organizations cast broader nets than their particular category. Finally, a good place to start is with the 'umbrella' organizations near the bottom of the page, which enable you to choose from among hundreds of volunteer opportunities in the city.



AIDS ORGANIZATIONS
Birch Family Camp
GMHC
Housing Works
Miracle House
Momentum Project
Village Care


ANIMALS
Animal Haven
ASPCA
City Critters
SAVE
Stray from the Heart




THE ARTS
MoMA
NY Philharmonic
Playwrights Horizons
WNYC


CANCER
American Cancer Society


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Sanctuary for Families


THE ELDERLY
DOROT
NY Foundation for Senior Citizens
Visiting Nurse Service


ENVIRONMENT
Green Guerillas
NY Restoration Project
Transportation Alternatives
Wetlands


GAY AND LESBIAN
Anti-Violence Project
Community Center
GLAAD
Heritage of Pride
Human Rights Campaign
NewFest


THE HOMELESS
Bowery Mission
Coalition for the Homeless
Habitat NYC
Partnership for the Homeless


HOSPITALS
NY Eye and Ear
New York-Presbyterian
NYU Medical Center
St. Luke's-Roosevelt


HUNGER
City Harvest
Citymeals-on-Wheels
Food Bank
God's Love We Deliver
Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen
NYC Coalition Against Hunger


KIDS/MENTORING/LEARNING
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Children's Aid Society826NYC
52nd Street Project
Girls Write Now
I Have a Dream
Kids for Community
Learning Leaders
Literacy Partners
Make-A-Wish
Mentor
National Urban League
NY Foundling
NY Youth at Risk
Only Make Believe


MUSEUMS AND CITY INSTITUTIONS
Big Apple Greeters
National Archives
NY Aquarium
NY Public Library
Parks


PERSONAL RIGHTS
Bill of Rights Defense Campaign
NARAL
Planned Parenthood


UMBRELLA ORGANIZATIONS
NY Cares
One Brick
UJA
Volunteer Match
Volunteer NYC
Volunteer Referral Center


WOMEN IN TRANSITION
Bottomless Closet







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-Walt Whitman


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