Twice each year, more than 11,000 New Yorkers give 60,000 hours of service by helping to transform our city parks, schools and community spaces in all five boroughs, while working alongside their neighbors.
These events give individuals, groups of friends, families, and corporate teams the opportunity to make a difference in just one day, no orientation required. Each Cares Day is a serve-a-thon and critical fundraiser for New York Cares. Volunteers ask friends and family to donate in recognition of their volunteer work. These donations help us run life-changing programs throughout the year.