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  • 1. New York Cares Day Saturday, October 20, 2007
  • 2. Overview
    • Community Service Day in NY
    • Volunteers come out to help fix up the city’s schools
    • Painted mural, fixed libraries, painted classrooms and hallways
  • 3.
    • Over 8,000 volunteers signed up and participated this year
    • Worked to fix up 117 public schools in the city
  • 4. Goal
    • To create a more vibrant and cheerful environment for students to learn in
  • 5. Participants
  • 6. New York Cares
    • Over 500 flexibly scheduled projects each month
    • Examples: visit sick people in the hospital, take HIV/AIDS patients to the movies, help immigrants with their English, read to homeless children, teach soccer or other sports to children living in shelters
  • 7. Annual Events
    • New York Cares Day (October)
    • Hands on Day (April)
    • Winter wishes for kids and families November/December
    • Coat Drive (December)
  • 8. Youth Service
  • 9.
    • nycares.org