New York Cares

FILE - Winter coats sit in a warehouse at the annual New York Cares coat drive in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Cares In Need Of Donations For Annual Coat Drive

New York Cares is urging New Yorkers to donate warm winter coats this holiday season.

12/18/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist Facing Charges For Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Signs Up For Community Service

A Russian tourist accused of climbing up a cable on the Brooklyn Bridge was in court Friday, and is still waiting for a final resolution.

09/19/2014

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Volunteers To Help Sandy-Ravaged Rockaways Facility Get Ready For Universal Pre-K

Work gets under way this week at the West End Temple to transform the ruins of Sandy into Mayor Bill de Blasio’s much talked about vision for pre-K.

03/31/2014

Volunteers sort coats at the annual New York Cares coat drive, on Dec. 16, 2013, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Coat Drive Seeks More Donations

As temperatures hit record lows, tens of thousands of New Yorkers are without coats, a volunteer group says.

01/07/2014

FILE - Winter coats sit in a warehouse at the annual New York Cares coat drive in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Red Cross Awards $25K For NYC Coat Drive

The grant went to New York Cares. It will fund the purchase of coats for children and adults in communities throughout Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island still recovering from Superstorm Sandy.

12/27/2013

Volunteers, in red, at the New York Cares coat drive on Dec. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Show Christmas Spirit Across Tri-State Area

Dozens of people turned up for a chance to get new coats at the New York Rescue Mission.

12/25/2013

FILE: Volunteers help out at a New York Cares coat drive. (credit: CBS 2)

New York Cares Struggling To Meet Demand In Annual Coat Drive

New York Cares executive director Gary Bagley said their supply is down 35 percent, while the demand is up by 25 percent compared with an average year.

12/12/2013

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Volunteers Head To NYC Libraries For ‘Love A Library Day’

Volunteers were gathering at New York City libraries Saturday to enroll people of all ages in the 2013 Summer Reading Program and register them for library cards.

06/08/2013

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Mets Offer Free Tickets, Perks For Volunteer Efforts

The New York Mets have teamed with the charity New York Cares to reward people with free tickets in exchange for volunteer efforts.

05/25/2013

Santa With Boy At Christmas Party In Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Help Make It A Merry Christmas For Those Less Fortunate

A Christmas Day party and gift exchange went off as planned in the basement of the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn just two days after a fire broke out inside the Episcopal church.

12/25/2012

FILE: Volunteers help out at a New York Cares coat drive. (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Kick Off New York Cares Coat Drive On Christmas Day

Volunteers of all ages packed the New York City Rescue Mission for New York Cares. The organization is committed to keeping New Yorkers warm this holiday season.

12/25/2012

People try on donated coats in Far Rockaway Nov. 13, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Annual Coat Drive Begins Earlier, Faces Higher Demand In Wake Of Sandy

New York Cares said the goal is to collect 50,000 coats before Thanksgiving so they can be distributed to storm victims as quickly as possible.

11/13/2012

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Volunteers Turn Out To Beautify Schools For New York Cares Day

Six thousand volunteers turned out Saturday morning to paint, plant and sort books at schools in all five boroughs as part of New York Cares Day.

CBS New York–10/13/2012

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CBS 2 Weekend Program Links: Oct. 13 &14

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10/12/2012

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Thousands Of New Yorkers Show Mother Nature That New York Cares

Thousands of volunteers across the city spent their Saturday lending a hand as part of New York’s annual “Spring Greening”.

04/21/2012

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