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Opportunity Details

Sort Medical Supplies and Save Lives

Afya Foundation volunteers improve the quality of life of communities in need by helping to sort, identify, and pack critical medical supplies that will be shipped locally and overseas. This includes hurricane and earthquake survivors as well as people in war-torn areas.

Volunteer "Sort and Save Lives" projects are usually available Mondays through Thursdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Check the Afya website (below) for specific dates and availability. This is the perfect project for employee teams, religious groups, families, individuals of all abilities, and students and individuals with community service requirements.


  • Only fully vaccinated volunteers will be permitted in the Afya Foundation warehouse—all volunteers are required to show proof of vaccination. Please bring CDC card or use the NY Excelsior Pass app.
  • Pre-registration for all events is required. Afya Foundation does not accept walk-in volunteers. Follow the steps below to register.
  • Volunteers will be required to wear masks and gloves, which will be provided upon arrival.

This project requires volunteers to register on a separate website. To volunteer:

  1. Express interest below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile. Select "Express Interest with a Family, Group, or Team" if registering with another person or a group of people
  2. Click here to register or log in to your Afya Foundation profile and select a specific project on the Afya Foundation website. Every volunteer, including children, must register their own profile on Afya's website. Volunteers who do not complete this step will not be registered!
Disaster & Emergency Services, International Service
Families, Homeless, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, Low-Income Communities, People with Health-Based Concerns
Collecting, Sorting & Packaging,Disaster Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:15+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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Express Interest

Volunteers needed through 9/22/2024 | More than 100 spots remaining
Yonkers, NY, 10701
Owen Condon

After expressing interest, the Opportunity Leader will contact you to confirm participation and provide directions for this opportunity.

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Sign up with a team

This link allows you to participate in this opportunity with a team. A team can be a family team, corporate team, or any kind of organized group. When you click on the link you will have the option to:

  • Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
  • Create a new team to sign up.

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