Help Save We Care New York

Our 100% volunteer-led charity does the most with donated funds to directly impact less fortunate residents in need of assistance. Unfortunately, over the last year we had more expenses than donations and this has put us in a very bad position. We will have to cancel our programs and activities and severely limit the support we provide residents in need. It’s very sad that it is so hard for a volunteer Charity 501c3 with NO PAID staff and No monthly rent for an office to raise funds. Donations cover the costs to help low income families who are in need and appreciate used clothing, jackets, furniture, bicycles, toys, books, food and more. But, that’s not all we do to help identify residents in need: we host activities, have a website, phone hotline and email open 24/7/365, and do our best to connect resident to funded programs and services they are qualified to receive.

We started We Care New York in March of 2013 as a way to help residents in need after Hurricane Sandy. Most of our volunteer leaders were victims of Hurricane Sandy themselves and do their best to help others in many different ways. Our focus is on the communities we have volunteer leaders to organize events and activities to identify needs and provide support. We are a small 100% volunteer charity that has grown into an effective group of caring people that help about 10,000 residents in need each year.

An overview of our 2016 results with a budget of approximately 30K:

10,000+ New Toys distributed
15,000+ New Books
3,000 residents received clothing and/or jackets
300 rebuilt bicycles
1000+ hot meals
500 prom dresses and suits
60 foster kids bus trip to amusement park
50 kids bus trip to holiday show
200 youth participants in weekly basketball program
200+families received donated used furniture and household items
300 foster families attend support meetings
500 families referred to other organizations to provide funded support (Legal/Food/Housing/Job Training).

We appreciate all donations made to help us help others in need. No amount is too small to make a difference for someone that is less fortunate. You can see our history and future progress on Facebook or our website We hope our support of residents in need will continue and with your financial support this can become a reality.
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    • $25 
    • 48 mos
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    • $50 
    • 48 mos
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    • $200 
    • 48 mos
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    • $100 
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Marissa Bernowitz 
Fishkill Hassocks, NY
We Care New York, Inc. 
Registered nonprofit
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