Holiday Volunteering!

Take a look at the options below for holiday volunteer opportunities that take place from November through the New Year. Check back often as new opportunities will be added. We hope holiday volunteering is as much a tradition to you and your family, as it is for ours.

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 Seasonal Drives!

 

 

Holiday Food Drive
with Food Bank for Westchester
From Nov.1 - Dec. 31st 2015
Click title above for donation suggestions and drop-off instructions.
Drop-off Location: Elmsford

Holiday Toy Drive
with Open Door Family Medical Center
From Nov.1 - Dec. 12th
Bring joy to a child in need, help them reach a goal of 2,500 new toy donations!
Multiple Drop-off Locations Throughout Westchester

Care Drive for Troops Overseas
with United for the Troops
From Nov.2 - Dec. 31st 2015
Collect and package items that deployed soliders miss most while abroad. Click title for donation list and more info.
Drop-off Location: Volunteer New York! / Tarrytown

Donate a Gift to a Child
with The Children's Village
From Nov. 1 - Dec. 14th 2015
Please consider giving a gift to a child who cannot go home for the holidays.
Drop-off Location: Dobbs Ferry

Veteran Coat Drive
with Family Services of Westchester
From Oct. 28 - Dec. 16th 2015
Donate gently used coats to help keep veterans warm. Click title for further instructions and drop-off times.
Drop-off Location: White Plains



 


D.I.Y. Holiday Projects! 

Holiday Blizzard Boxes
with Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland
From Nov. 1 - Jan. 1st 2016
Assemble, wrap and deliver non-perishable food boxes with a personal touch.

Drop-off Location: Tarrytown or Nanue

 

 

 

 Holiday Volunteer Opportunities!

 

 

 

Be A Driver or Runner During the Holidays
with Meals on Wheels of New Rochelle
Ongoing Opportunity / Call to schedule for a specific date
This holiday season help deliver meals to homebound individuals, including the elderly.
Location: New Rochelle

Be part of the Meals that Heal Program
(For groups of 10 or More)

with Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley
Ongoing Opportunity / Call to schedule for a specific date
Provide support and a warm meal to families with critically ill or traumatically injured children.
Location: Valhalla


December

Help with Christmas Tree Sales
with Green Chimneys
From Nov. 28th - Dec. 20th
Volunteer on the weekends to help guest pick out trees and support Green Chimneys! (Hot chocolate and a warm feeling will be provided)
Location: Brewster

Charity Warehouse Sale Volunteers Needed
with Volunteer New York! and SPCA of Westchester
From Dec. 4th - 7th, multiple shifts availble.
Volunteers will be circulating the floor of the Two's Company Warehouse Outlet store and helping keep things tidy. All volunteers will also be offered a 50% discount.
Location: Elmsford

Toy Drive Pick Ups
with Open Door Family Medical Center
From Dec. 1 - Jan. 1st  2016 (check listing for specific times/dates)
Help deliver toys to where they need to get to this holiday season.

Location: Throughout Westchester


Holiday Gift Wrapping Days
with Open Door Family Medial Center
From Dec. 5 - 16th (check listing for specific days/shifts)
A perfect volunteer opportunity for middle/high school aged volunteers and families. Volunteers are needed to help gift wrap and sort gifts that will go to young patients.
Location: Ossining


Santa Day Helpers
with Open Door Family Medical Center
From Dec. 1 - Jan. 1st 2016 (check list/multiple time shifts available)
Be a Santa Day helper to support a whirlwind of activity and joy for families in need.
Location: Ossining


Food Pantry Food Preparation
with Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow Community Food Pantry
On Dec. 9th from 7-9pm
Embrace the holiday giving spirit and help food & warmth get to those in need!
Location: Tarrytown


Food Pantry Food Distribution
with Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow Community Food Pantry
On Dec. 10th from 9-10:30am or 7-8pm
Embrace the holiday giving spirit and help food & warmth get to those in need!
Location: Tarrytown

Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis
with The Arthritis Foundation
On Dec. 12th from 8:30am-12pm
Take part and support this family-friendly event. Many ways to volunteer.
Location: Purchase


Holiday Gift Wrapping at Barnes & Noble
with JCY Westchester Community Partners
On Dec. 12th and Dec. 13th
Help support this holiday bookfair fundraising event.
Location: Yonkers


Westchester's Christmas Dinner 2015
with Westchester's Christmas Dinner
From Dec. 23 - Dec. 26th
No one should be alone or hungry on Christmas Day. Holiday volunteers are neeed to help provide the less fortunate with the Christmas Spirit. Sign-up opens Nov. 1st. Space is limited.
Location: Katonah

Meal Delivery
with Community Synagogue of Rye
On Dec. 25th throughout the Morning
Reach out on Christmas morning and help delivery 30 meals to the elderly homebound in the Bronx.
Location: Rye/Bronx