Browsing: Volunteering

Events Flyer for Brooklyn Volunteer Fair
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Looking for a way to get more involved in your community? Find out about a variety of volunteer opportunities at the 2015 Brooklyn Volunteer Fair on Thursday, June 4 from 5:30-8pm at the Park Slope Armory on 15th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. Nearly 80 organizations serving Brooklyn will be in attendance. There will…

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These days, 60 is the new 40, and UJA-Federation of New York’s Engage Jewish Service Corps is empowering volunteers in their 50s, 60s, and beyond to use their passion and leadership to address important issues. Engage, a program of JCC Manhattan, has recently expanded to Brooklyn, the borough with the highest Jewish poverty rate –…

Events Photo via Park Slope Civic Council
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It’s time to take your spring cleaning to the streets! Join the Park Slope Civic Council this Sunday, April 26 from 10am to 2pm for the Spring Civic Sweep, the neighborhood’s beautification, recycling, and clean-up event. After meeting in front of the JJ Byrne Playground/Old Stone House (5th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets), volunteers will spread throughout town…

Volunteering Photo via Prospect Park
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Looking for a fun and rewarding way to give back to your community? Now that the weather is starting to get a bit warmer, why not head into the great outdoors and volunteer in Prospect Park! Neighbors of all ages and abilities are welcome to help out on projects that include things like weeding, spreading…

Kids & Family Photo via Prospect Park
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Help kids discover the joy of giving back to their community with the Prospect Park Junior Volunteer Corps. Following a successful first run in 2014, the Alliance is once again looking for families and elementary-school-aged groups to help with a range of projects to improve our big backyard, from bagging leaves to mulching greenspace and…

Volunteering Photo via CHiPS
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For a little mid-week inspiration, we’re turning to an awesome Brooklyn kid who, when faced with a school project, decided to make a little difference in the community. To celebrate a milestone date in the classroom, kids at PS 185 in Bay Ridge participate in the 100th Day of School project, where students mark the…

Holiday Toys For Tots Collection Box
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The annual Toys for Tots drive is currently underway, and there are a lot of local drop-off locations where you can donate a toy, helping to ensure that so many Brooklyn children have a bright holiday. The Park Slope Civic Council has once again organized the event, working with Park Slope Parents to make this the biggest…

Volunteering Photo by Jennifer C.
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This Saturday, December 13, a number of local organizations are teaming up to ensure that children in need in Brooklyn have a special Christmas. Trinity Grace Church, Park Slope Christian Tabernacle, NY CityServe & CityFest, and Young Life have organized a Family Christmas Toy Giveaway for Saturday at the Tabernacle, where hundreds of families in need from…

Volunteering (crop) ps 321 coat drive
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Drop off your clean, gently worn coats and jackets in all sizes at the annual PS 321 coat drive this week only, through Friday, December 5, just inside the front doors in the lobby of the school at 180 7th Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets. The coats will be distributed by St. Mary’s Episcopal Church to individuals and families…

Holiday Photo by Jennifer C.
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Want to help make a child’s holiday a bit brighter this season? Council Member Stephen Levin, whose district covers parts of our area, and the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation, are currently running their annual toy drive. On weekdays between 9:30am-5:30pm, you can drop off new, wrapped toys for boys and girls up to age 12 at Levin’s office…

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