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Volunteering
Every Person in New York

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 at the bottom of the page, which enable you to choose from among hundreds of volunteer opportunities in the city.


AIDS ORGANIZATIONS
GMHC
Housing Works
Miracle House
The Momentum Project
Visual Aids


ANIMALS
Animal Haven
ASPCA
City Critters
Humane Society
Stray from the Heart


THE ARTS
Materials for the Arts
MoMA
NY Philharmonic
Playwrights Horizons


CANCER
American Cancer Society
Gilda's Club


CITY INSTITUTIONS
Big Apple Greeter
National Archives
NY Aquarium
NY Public Library
Parks


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Safe Horizon
Sanctuary for Families


THE ELDERLY
Citymeals-on-Wheels
DOROT
NY Foundation for Senior Citizens
Visiting Nurse Service


ENVIRONMENT
Green Guerillas
NY Restoration Project
Transportation Alternatives
Wetlands


FAMILY PLANNING
Planned Parenthood


GAY AND LESBIAN
Anti-Violence Project
GLAAD
Human Rights Campaign
LGBT Community Center
NYCPride


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


HOSPITALS
NY Eye and Ear
New York-Presbyterian
NYU Rusk
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 Society
826NYC
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
Ronald McDonald House


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







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Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for Every Person in New York on Tuesdays in MUG and daily at Jason's site.


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