Help Others This Holiday Season

Our greatest source of resilience throughout this crisis will be each other. This holiday season, let's work together to make sure our community's most vulnerable members are cared for.

Our nonprofit partners are organizing both virtual and in-person opportunities for essential services to meet ongoing needs. Holiday volunteer opportunities include packaging and delivering food boxes for the hungry, sending gifts to children in need, and creating handmade cards for isolated seniors. Let's help New Yorkers get back on their feet.

UJA has asked its nonprofit partners to confirm that all service projects comply with government rules, regulations, and safety guidelines. If you are interested in volunteering, please check out the opportunities listed below. 

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UJA-Federation of NY

Ensure that every child in our community receives a holiday gift this year.

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UJA-Federation of NY

Support a fellow New Yorker with a care package this winter!

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Met Council

Assemble food packages for New York's most vulnerable community members!

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DOROT

Send holiday cheer and warm wishes to DOROT older adults with a handmade greeting card.

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Educational Alliance

Write a holiday letter to a student or older adult in NYC!

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The Jewish Board

Let's get creative to reach isolated clients virtually!

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DOROT

Get connected one-on-one with a senior to fulfill a special request.

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Educational Alliance

Provide virtual academic support to a teen at Educational Alliance.

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Educational Alliance

Unload, organize, package, and distribute food to vulnerable older adults!

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Met Council

Write cards, letters, or informational essays for seniors from home!

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Amudim

Monitor Amudim's Crisis Support Line for those in need of mental health services.

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Afya Foundation

Support healthcare workers in need of PPE and other medical supplies!

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United Jewish Council of the East Side

Volunteers are needed to deliver pre-packaged food boxes to homebound seniors.

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Mid-Island YJCC

Brighten a homebound senior's day with a socially-distanced package delivery!

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Bronx Riverdale Y

Package and deliver cooked and non-perishable meals to seniors!

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DOROT

Volunteer to assist older adults with technology remotely!

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UJA-Federation of NY

Support seniors and students by donating devices so they can access the internet.

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New Jewish Home

Email your "Letter of Love" to an older adult resident at the New Jewish Home!

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HIAS

Assist Russian-Speaking immigrants with communication support.

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JASA

Chat with a senior once or twice a week to alleviate isolation!

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