Donation and Drive Opportunities

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TIS THE SEASON TO GIVE

Click on the tabs below for opportunities to give back! If you are a local organization or drive that serves the New Rochelle community and would like to be added, please send your information to newrostrong@newrochelleny.com

  1. Local Drives
  2. Donations for Local Organizations
  3. Donations for Westchester-Wide Organizations that Serve New Rochelle

Winter Clothes Drive Sponsored by the United Community Center of Westchester and New Rochelle Pride 
The United Community Center of Westchester and New Rochelle Pride are collecting lightly used/new winter clothes for those who need it.  Drop off times are 10am - 5pm at the United Community Center, located at 360 North Ave from 11/21 - 12/1. For more information, contact Alex @ (914) 813 2896, alex@uccenter.org.
 

Annual Give A Gift - Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau 
Sponsor a child and/or family. Contact Diana Fosella (914-654-2045). To Sponsor a Child and/or Family contact the New Rochelle Youth Bureau at YouthBureau@NewRochelleNY.com or at 914-654-2045. Drop off Gifts at New Rochelle Youth Bureau, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Deadline for Gifts December 5, 2022 before 4:30pm. 

Giving Tree Supermarket Gift Cards by Songcatchers 
As part of its Giving Tree holiday fundraiser, Songcatchers is collecting money to buy supermarket gift cards for our families. Donations are being accepted via Venmo (@Songcatchers-Inc - please indicate "Giving Tree"). The deadline is December 16th. For more information, call (914) 654-1178 or email info@songcatchers.org

New Rochelle Day Nursery (NRDN) 
NRDN is a private, not-for-profit, provider of quality, low-cost child care. Holiday Toy Drive: Drop off unwrapped new toys for children 18 months through 5 years old at 115 Clinton Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Requests donations in December that can be used for the holiday season. For more information, contact Sabrina Delgado at 914-632-2093.


Winter Coat Drive Sponsored by the Mascaro Womens Auxiliary of the New Rochelle Boys and Girls Club 
The Mascaro Womens Auxiliary of the New Rochelle Boys and Girls Club is collecting new or gently used coats to be distributed by their amazing school clinicians. You can drop off all coats at the Mascaro Boys and Girls Club, located at 79 7th Street from 11/28 - 12/16.

Help Create "Joy totes" for students at The Huguenot Academy
Angelica Guel, School Social Worker at The Huguenot Academy in New Rochelle, is collecting $25 Gift cards to Shoprite, Ctown, Foodtown, CVS, and Target. The gift cards will be given to caretakers who are currently unemployed & underemployed. The 75 "Holiday Joy Totes" are for the Huguenot Academy students. Any donations of coloring books, activity books such as word search/sudoku, journals, map pencils, crayons, play doh/putty, bubbles, hand lotion, lip balm, stress balls & small squishy toys, and candy canes would be greatly appreciated. Please Contact Angelica at aguel@nredlearn.org, 576-4393  (office) before December 19th. Thank you in advance for your collaboration & generosity. 

Help decorate our new learning space at Huguenot Academy for the Holidays! 
Angelica Guel, School Social Worker, is looking for holiday decorations and volunteers to help decorate Huguenot Academy. Huguenot Academy is the alternative highschool in New Rochelle and the school is located in the heart of downtown New Rochelle. This is our first Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa in our new school space. Please Contact Angelica at aguel@nredlearn.org, 576-4393  (office) before December 19th. Thank you in advance for your collaboration & generosity. 

HOPE Community Services 

HOPE Community Services is the region’s largest providers of Emergency Food Services. It’s also a fully developed community service operation, providing services for the homeless, child hunger initiatives, children’s camp, a kosher pantry, community programming, and so much more to meet the needs of its diverse client population. For more information, contact 914-636-4010, ext 1. 

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All Things Warm Drive to benefit HOPE Community Services by the Kern Family
Bring your new or clean, gently worn coats and/or all things warm (hats, gloves, scarves, boots) and leave in a plastic bag on the stoop of 77 Broadview Avenue, New Rochelle. Item will be collected though the end of December. For more information, contact Caroline Kern at cgk11@caa.columbia.edu

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