New York Cares, the city’s leading volunteer organization, offers great ways for Bronx residents to get involved in their community through rewarding, conveniently scheduled projects.
April Volunteer Project Highlights – The Bronx
Becoming a New York Cares volunteer is easy. Simply attend a one-time orientation at the Mott Haven Library on the evening of Tuesday, April 17th or any other Bronx location. You can then choose from approximately 1,200 projects citywide each month. To register for an orientation in your area, please visit www.newyorkcares.org or call 212-228-5000.
Upcoming Bronx project highlights:
· New York Cares Day Spring — Ensure your local parks, community gardens, and public spaces remain safe and fun places to relax and enjoy nature by joining more than 5,000 volunteers from across New York City in this April 21st day of service. Visit one of our twelve sites in the Bronx or any of our dozens of other locations. No orientation is required to participate. Visit www.newyorkcaresday.org for more information.
· Bedtime Stories at Theresa’s Haven — Foster a love of books and art in children, ages 4-12, by reading and crafts projects with the children of Theresa’s Haven in Mount Hope on Thursday evenings.
· Pre-GED Prep at GED Plus Davidson — Ensure students realize their full potential and take a step towards achieving their goals by preparing them in reading, writing, and math for the GED in Mt. Eden on Tuesday afternoons.
· Music and Movement at BronxWorks' Nelson Avenue Family Residence — Enjoy hands-on music games with children as they learn about different musical instruments, play rhythm games, and have fun expressing themselves through music on Saturday afternoons in University Heights.