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Children for Children provides several opportunities to Grow Involved and offers a full calendar of events through the following:
Check back here often to find out more about ways you can participate in CFC’s latest events!
Events are subject to change due to weather or other variables beyond CFC’s control. Parents or responsible designated adults must accompany children and arrange transportation to and from events. Participation is free.
Call us at (212) 708-0200 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP for events you plan to attend. Once you volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Forms and return to CFC.
SERVICE PROJECT OF THE MONTH - MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE / SERVICE PINS
Monday, September 11, 2006 - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
MS 131, 100 Hester Street, New York, NY 10002
Join Children for Children at MS 131 for our special September Service Project of the Month. Volunteers wil spend the day writing and decorating "Messages in a Bottle" to send to children and familes in the Gulf that have been affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Participants will also make American Flag pins in remembrance of September 11, 2001, reflecting on the importance of helping others and giving back to the greater community.
Beyond September 2006
More events coming soon! Visit often to learn about new and exciting opportunities for youth and families to volunteer in NYC.
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS FAMILY DAY
Sunday, September 11, 2005- 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Floyd Bennett Field, 1 Aviation Way, Brooklyn
A day of barbecue, appreciation and hands-on service for families of soldiers abroad or recently returned. CFC hosts a card making project.
Saturday, September 24, 2005- 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sunnyside Gardens Park, 49th Street and 39th Avenue, Queens
A day to celebrate the life and spirit of Hallie Kassandra Geier, to spread her message of kindness and community involvement, and to inspire kindness, respect and social action among young people. CFC hosts a Surgery Pal project.
HUMANITARIAN WEEK WITH NBC'S "TODAY" sHOW
Monday through Friday, September 26 to 30, 2005- 8:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.
Rockefeller Plaza, New York
Help turn Rockefeller Plaza into "Humanity Plaza"! All week long, join CFC, NBC, Habitat for Humanity and other great partners to bring relief to Hurricane Katrina victims. CFC hosts a Mural Painting Project and "Backyard in a Box".
Special Screening of Columbia Pictures' Zathura and Hands-On Halloween Volunteer Event
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Stuyvesant High School, 345 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10282
Join Little Apple Heroes for a special movie screening and service event.
Bag decorating project @ the children's museum of the artS
Thursday, November 3, 2005- 4:00 to 6:00 p.m
Thursday, November 10, 2005- 4:00 to 6:00 p.m
Children's Museum of the Arts, 182 Lafayette Street (between Broome & Grand)
At this event, children will decorate bags that will be used by Gods Love We Deliver to deliver hot meals to homebound people with HIV/AIDS.
Holiday GIFT MAKING @ Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)
Sunday, December 18, 2005 - 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024
Make a special holiday gift for someone you love and a present to brighten someone else’s holiday with Children for Children at CMOM.
Grow Involved on Martin Luther king, jr. Day
Monday, January 16, 2006 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Martin Luther King, Jr. High School, 122 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan
Children for Children will hold its Fourth Annual “Grow Involved on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day” at Martin Luther King, Jr. High School in Manhattan. Honoring Dr. King’s legacy of a lifetime devoted to service, this huge service event consists of hands-on service projects run by twelve different New York City community-based organizations. We expect approximately 700 children, families, and school groups to attend. CFC sponsors a citywide youth Poetry and Art Contest in conjunction with this event.
SERVICE PROJECT OF THE MONTH - PAPER FLOWERS AND CARDS
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
Join Children for Children for our Service Project of the Month, making paper flowers and handmade cards for sick children.
SERVICE PROJECT OF THE MONTH - RECYCLED CLOCKS
Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Calhoun School, 433 West End Avenue, Manhattan
Join Children for Children for our Service Project of the Month, making clocks from recycled materials for seniors.
March 10-12, 2006 - Times vary
Hotel Pennsylvania, Manhattan
Sort books at NYC’s largest book drive, placing books in the hands of teachers at under-resourced schools. Contact CFC to volunteer.
National AND GLOBAL Youth Service Day
Friday through Sunday, April 21 - 23, 2006
Click here for more information and to Grow Involved!
Children for Children will lead the way for NYC in 2006 on National and Global Youth Service Day. National and Global Youth Service Day, the largest youth service event in the world, mobilizes millions of young people to identify and address the needs of their communities through service.
CFC's Tenth Anniversary Benefit, “The Art of Giving…
Celebrating 10 Years of Helping Kids Grow Involved”
Thursday, April 20, 2006
20 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020
Buy your tickets online today!
Join CFC for its Tenth Anniversary Benefit, “The Art of Giving… Celebrating 10 Years of Helping Kids Grow Involved,” on April 20, 2006. The event will be held at Christie’s, the world-famous auction house located in Rockefeller Center and will feature a cocktail reception, champagne preview tours for sponsors in Christie’s exclusive viewing rooms where specialists will be on hand to discuss the artwork on display, silent and live auctions, as well an intimate dinner adjacent to the Christie’s Vault.
To donate auction or raffle items, RSVP, or learn about sponsorship opportunites, please call Sara Garlick at 212.708.0200 or email email@example.com.
SERVICE PROJECT OF THE MONTH - PLANTING AND BEAUTIFICATION
Saturday, May 13, 2006 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Stuyvesant Park, Manhattan
Enter at East 16th Street and 3rd Avenue, walk east one block on 16th Street to park entrance at Rutherford Place.
Join Children for Children for our Service Project of the Month, cleaning Stuyvesant Park and Planting Bulbs.
SERVICE PROJECT OF THE MONTH - DOVE BRACELETS
Saturday, June 17, 2006 - 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Hans Christian Andersen Complex, 134 West 122nd Street (between Lenox and Seventh Avenues), Manhattan
Enter the school yard at 121st Street.
Join Children for Children for our Service Project of the Month, making Dove Bracelets for the Dove Program at NY Presbyterian Hospital to support victims of domestic violence. This Children for Children project will be part of a larger festival from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with activities, games and fun for all.
SERVICE PROJECT OF THE MONTH - BACKYARD IN A BOX
Saturday, July 8, 2006 - 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cherry Tree Park, 100th Street and Third Avenue, Manhattan
Join Children for Children for our Service Project of the Month, making "Backyard in a Box" Kits for children and familes affected by Hurricane Katrina. This Children for Children project will be done in partnership with volunteers from NYC Bombsquad Basketball Classic.