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Holiday Events, Drives & Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on: www.cb14brooklyn.com

There are many opportunities to celebrate & give back to your community this season. Click below for a list of free family events, local food drives, toy drives, warm coat drives & volunteer opportunities to make everyone’s holiday brighter!

FREE FAMILY EVENTS

Toys for Tots Party
December 15, 2016, 7 – 9 PM
41st AD Democrats Club (2952 Avenue R, Brooklyn, NY)
(Click Here to see Event Flyer.)

East Flatbush Village Holiday Party & Gift Give-Away
December 17, 2016, 12 – 2 PM
PS/IS 209 (1001 East 45th Street, Brooklyn, NY)
(Click Here to see Event Flyer.)

Councilman Eugene’s Holiday Party
December 17, 2016, 12 – 6 PM
PS 6 (43 Snyder Avenue, Brooklyn, NY)
(Click Here to see Event Flyer)

Crown Heights Winter Fest
December 17
, 2016
PS 221 (791 Empire Blvd., Brooklyn, NY)
(Click Here to see Event Flyer)

YMCA Winter Wonderland
December 17,
2016
YMCA (1121 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY)
(Click Here to see Event Flyer)

Pre-Hannukah Celebration with DA Gonzalez
December 21, 2016, 6-8-PM
Jewish Children’s Museum
792 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
(Click Here to see Event Flyer.)

70th Precinct Holiday Party
December 21, 2016
Party will begin immediately following 7:30 PM Community Council Meeting
UCP Center, 154 Lawrence Ave., Brooklyn
Call 718-851-5557 for more information.

Councilman William’s Annual Chriskwanukah Party
December 22, 2016, 6-8 PM
Councilman Williams’ District Office
4517 Avenue D, Brooklyn, NY 11203
(Click Here to see flyer.)

FOOD DRIVES

Councilmember Jumaane Williams’ Canned Food Drive
Donations accepted through Thursday, December 15th
4517 Avenue D, Brooklyn  (Click here to see flyer)

NYPD 70th Precinct Canned & Boxed Food Drive
Donations accepted through Friday, January 13th
70th Precinct (154 Lawrence Avenue, Brooklyn)

TOY DRIVES

Teachers Toy Drive (Click here to see flyer)
All are invited to donate toys for children ages 4-12. Monetary donations accepted. Donations accepted on December 9th beginning at 4 PM
Drop off toys at Grand Street Campus, 1059 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Borough President’s Toy Drive (Click here to see flyer)
Donate new, unwrapped toys for children ages 3-5 years.
Donations accepted through Thursday, December 15th
Multiple collection locations in Brooklyn (click here for map)

Toys For Tots Drive (Click here to see flyer)
Donate new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages.
Donations accepted through Thursday, December 15th
Drop off toys at Assemblyman Cymbrowitz’s office (1800 Sheepshead Bay Road) or the Kings Bay Y (3495 Nostrand Avenue.)

Councilmember Jumaane Williams’ Toy Drive
Donated unwrapped toys will be gifted to disadvantaged children.
Donations accepted through Thursday, December 22nd
4517 Avenue D, Brooklyn
(Click here to see flyer)

NYPD 70th  Precinct Annual Holiday Toy Drive
Donate new or lightly used toys, wrapped or unwrapped, for all ages.
Donations accepted through Saturday, December 24th
70th Precinct (154 Lawrence Avenue, Brooklyn)

Dawson Productions Annual Holiday Toy Drive
Donate unwrapped toys at one of six local drop-off locations.
Donations accepted through Saturday, December 31st (Click here to see flyer)

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s Holiday Toy Drive
Donate New, Unwrapped Toys at any NYC zoo or aquarium & receive free entrance tickets to the Bronx Zoo or the New York Aquarium in Coney Island. Gifts will be donated to families in need.
Donations accepted through Saturday, December 31st  (Click here to see flyer)

WINTER COAT DRIVES

NYPD 70th  Precinct Annual Winter Coat Drive
Donate new or lightly used winter coats, hats, scarves for children and adults.
Donations accepted through Saturday, December 31st
70th Precinct (154 Lawrence Avenue, Brooklyn)

New York Cares Coat & Holiday Gift Drive
Donate new or gently used winter coats & gifts for men, women, and children.
Hundreds of drop-off locations in Brooklyn & NYC (Click here for map)

Coalition for the Homeless Winter Coat Drive
Please donate new or gently worn & dry-cleaned men’s and women’s coats in sizes L, XL, XXL. Coats will be given to one of 59,000 homeless men and women living on the streets of NYC.
Drop off coats at Grand Central Food Program at St. Bartholomew’s Church (51st Street between Park and Lex, between 5pm and 7pm) (Click here for more info.)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Prepare Meals with Food Bank NYC
Bring holiday cheer to hungry New Yorkers! You can make a difference this season for thousands of New Yorkers struggling to afford food. Provide support, prepare and distribute food, and serve hot meals to neighbors in need.
Click here to visit website.

Doing Good Together Holiday Family Volunteer Opportunities
Looking for a way to give back this season? Check out this handy guide of all kinds of family-friendly Thanksgiving volunteer opportunities in NYC put together by Doing Good Together.
Click here to visit website.

New York Cares Holiday Volunteer Opportunities
New York Cares lists over 1,600 volunteer opportunities every month in support of nonprofits, schools, and agencies that need passionate people like yourself to lend a hand.
Click here to view the online listings.

NYC Service Volunteer Opportunities
NYC Service promotes volunteerism, engages New Yorkers in service, builds volunteer capacity and mobilizes the power of volunteers and National Service members to impact NYC’s greatest needs. Connect with NYC Service to find a meaningful way to give back to your community.
Click here to visit website.

Looking for more ways to be involved in your community this season?
Click here to check out a list put together by Curbed NY of 2016 holiday activities, donation centers & volunteer ideas for the whole family.

If your organization is hosting an event that you would like posted here, please send a flyer, web link and description of the event to info@cb14brooklyn.com. We are happy to post all free, not-for-profit community events.

 

Topics: Holidays