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Teen Spotlight: Ellie Zimmerman at Interns 4 Good

Westchester teen Ellie Zimmerman founded her own nonprofit, Interns 4-Good, while struggling to find internships in high school. Now, her organization connects 8,000 students internationally with 180 nonprofits—including Volunteer New York!—and there's no sign of stopping!

How to Volunteer for the Holidays

With Diwali behind us and Thanksgiving only a week away, it's safe to say that the holiday season is in full swing! Of course, our seasonal celebrations will look a lot different this year as many families are struggling to make ends meet. And with recent spikes in COVID-19 all across the country, it will be tough to carry on the traditions we're used to, such as gathering for family dinners and participating in turkey trots.

REMINDER: Volunteer Spirit Awards Nomination Deadline

Don't miss out! Nominations for the 2021 Volunteer Spirit Awards—our annual celebration of outstanding volunteers—are open until Monday, November 16. If you volunteer for a nonprofit organization in Westchester, Rockland, or Putnam County and you think you're deserving of an award, be sure to let your volunteer supervisor know!


Students Swear By This Mario Kart Trick to Help Them Finish Their Homework Faster

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Teens Make a Rap Video About the 2020 Census (And Yes, It Slaps)

Join a Food Drive for COVID Relief on 9/11

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Choosing A Service Project

Choosing Your Service Project

Throughout the year, many young folks and parents contact us about faith-based service projects. To complete their confirmation or bar/bat mitzvah, youth may be asked to complete a certain amount of service hours or a service project.