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Charities in New York and Charitable Foundations

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 86 listings
This Long Island directory lists local charities. Here you will find children's charities, Catholic charities, children's charities, and your local Long Island charity bureau.
Charities in New York and Charitable Foundations

American Foundation for the Blind

11 Pennsylvania Plaza, Chelsea NY 10001 Tel 212-502-7600
Tel: 800-232-5463; Fax: 212-502-7777
Website: afb.org

Art and Recreational Therapy

W. 51st St., Tel 212-459-8433
Fax: 212-459-8603

Charity Benefits Events Calender

List of charity benefits from around the city listed by month.
E-mail: randall@charitybenefits.com; Website: charitybenefits.com

Citizens Union of the City of New York

Non-partisan organization providing information on governmental issues
198 Broadway, Financial District NY 10038 Tel 212-227-0342
Fax: 212-227-0345; E-mail: citizens@citizensunion.org
Website: citizensunion.org

City Harvest

159 W. 25th St., Flatiron District NY 10001 Tel 212-463-0456
Fax: 212-727-2439; Website: cityharvest.org

City Opera Thrift Shop

222 E. 23rd St., Stuyvesant NY 10010 Tel 212-684-5344
Fax: 212-684-5345; E-mail: pferreri@nycopera.com


355 Lexington Ave., Murray Hill NY 10017 Tel 212-687-1234
Fax: 212-687-1296; Website: citymeals.org

Community Service Society of NY

105 E. 22nd St., Gramercy Park NY 10010 Tel 800-889-5170
Fax: 212-260-6218; Information: 212-254-8900
Website: cssny.org

Council Thrift Shop

246 E. 83rd St., Yorkville NY 10021 Tel 212-439-8373
Fax: 212-535-5900

Dooley Foundation Intermed International

Non-profit, non-governmental, non-sectarian, non-political, private voluntary organization that provides medical assistance to refugees, children, and villagers in the less privileged parts of the world
420 Lexington Ave., Midtown NY 10170 Tel 212-327-4940
E-mail: tabi@dooleyintermed.org; Website: dooleyintermed.org

Epilepsy Foundation of New York City, Inc.

305 Seventh Ave., Flatiron District NY 10001 Tel 212-633-2930
Fax: 212-633-2991; Website: efnyc.org

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies

281 Park Ave. So., Gramercy Park NY 10010 Tel 212-777-4800
Fax: 212-673-4089

Food for Survival

Food bank - provides food & related products that are free or low cost to emergency food providers, such as soup kitchens, throughout the city.
Central Pk., Central Park NY 10474 355 Center Drive, Bronx, NY, Tel 718-991-4300
Fax: 718-893-3442; Website: foodforsurvival.org

Furnish a Future

305 Seventh Ave., Flatiron District NY 10001 Tel 718-875-5353
Fax: 718-875-5448; Website: partnershipforhomeless.org

Gay Men's Health Crisis

Provides counseling, legal help, advocacy and support for individuals with HIV.
119 W. 24th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 Fax 212-367-1236
Hot Line: 212-807-6655; Website: gmhc.org

God's Love We Deliver

166 Avenue of Americas, Greenwich Village NY 10013 Tel 212-294-8100
Fax: 212-294-8101; Website: glwd.org

Green Thumb

49 Chambers St., CivicCenter NY 10007 Tel 212-788-8059
Fax: 212-788-8052

Harlem Restoration Project

461 W. 125th St., Manhattanville NY 10027 Tel 212-864-6992
Fax: 212-222-9671

Housing Works Thrift Shop

143 W. 17th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 Tel 212-366-0820
Fax: 212-691-8892

Irvington Institute for Immunological Research

1534 Second Ave., Yorkville NY 10021 Tel 212-879-4555
Fax: 212-879-9036

Lawers for Children

110 LaFayette St., CivicCenter NY 10013 Tel 212-966-6420
Fax: 212-966-0531

Materials for the Arts

75 Ninth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 Tel 212-255-5924
Fax: 212-924-1924; E-mail: materialsforthearts@juno.org

Mayor's Voluntary Action Center

49 --51 Chambers St., CivicCenter NY 10007 Tel 212-788-7550
Fax: 212-788-7570; Website: ci.nyc.ny.us

Nazareth Housing

519 E. 11th St., East Village NY 10009 Tel 212-777-1010
Fax: 212-777-1867

New York Association for New Americans

17 Battery Pl., Battery Park NY 10004 Tel 212-425-2900
Tel: 212-425-5051; Fax: 212-344-1621
Website: nyana.org

New York Cares

116 E. 16th St., Gramercy Park NY 10003 Tel 212-228-5000
Fax: 212-228-6414; E-mail: ny_cares@nycares.org
Website: ny.cares.org

New York City Criminal Justice Agency

A private non-for-profit agency providing pre-trial release services in NYC Criminal Courts
52 Duane St., CivicCenter NY 10007 Tel 212-577-0500
Fax: 212-577-0586; Website: nycja.org

New York Herpetological Society

Provides information on monthly meetings, shows, events and zoological parks
P.O. Box 1245, Tel 212-740-3580
Website: nyhs.org

Nonprofit Computing

Tel 212-759-2368


A non-for-profit industry association that promotes the new media industry in New York
55 Broad St., Financial District NY Tel 212-785-7898
Fax: 212-785-7963; E-mail: info@nynma.org
Website: nynma.org

Peace Corps

Toll-Free 800-424-8580
Website: peacecorps.gov


Nonprofit, fixes donated bikes and sell them. The money goes to local youth programs. Cheap prices.
605 E. 9th St., Alphabet City NY Charas Community Center, room 314, Tel 212-260-7055

Salvation Army Pick Up

Tel 212-757-2311
Fax: 212-265-8435

Sanctuary for Families

Church St., Tel 212-349-6009
Fax: 212-349-6810

Society for the Advancement of Travel for the Handicapped

347 Fifth Ave., Midtown South NY 10016 Tel 212-447-7284
Fax: 212-725-8253

Soros Foundation

The website George Soro's Foundation. The focus of the site is on promoting public discourse on important issues and building and maintaining open democratic societies.
400 W. 59th St., Clinton NY Tel 212-548-0350
Website: soros.org

Spence-Chapin Thrift Shop

1473 Third Ave., Yorkville NY Tel 212-737-8448

Sprout Inc.

893 Amsterdam Ave., Manhattan Valley NY 10025 Tel 212-222-9575
Fax: 212-222-9768; Website: gosprout.org

St. George's Thrift Shop

61 Gramercy Pk. No., Gramercy Park NY 10003 Tel 212-475-2674
Fax: 212-475-5510

St. Luke's Thrift Shop

487 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 Tel 212-924-9364

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Tel 718-292-9090
Fax: 718-993-6130

Sysut Computers

Free Arts for Abused Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to bring the healing powers of the arts into the lives of abused, neglected and at risk children and their families.
2021 Ave. U, Brooklyn, Tel 718-743-8303
Fax: 718-743-5659; E-mail: service@sysut.com
Website: sysut.com

United Jewish Communities

Merger of United Jewish Appeal, Council of Jewish Federations & United Israel Appeal. Their mission is the renaissance of the Jewish people throughout the world.
111 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 15th/16th Sts, Tel 212-284-6500
Website: uja.org


E. 70th St., Tel 212-606-1000
Tel: 212-774-2467

Women for Afghan Women

Non-profit organization working to ensure the human rights of Afghan women.
35 --32 Union St., Queens NY 11354 Tel 718-321-2434
E-mail: office@womenforafghanwomen.org; Website: womenforafghanwomen.org

Goodwill Industries

421 27th Ave. Astoria, Tel 212-728-5400
Fax: 718-777-6419; E-mail: gwnyc@idt.net
Website: goodwill.org

Salvation Army

720 West End Ave., Upper West Side NY 10025 Tel 212-316-6000
Fax: 212-280-0410; Website: salvationarmy.org

US Committee for UNICEF, The

Information on UNICEF which works for the survival, protection & development of children worldwide.
Website: unicefusa.org

NY Academy of Sciences

The third oldest scientific organization in America, the NYAS has nearly 50,000 members in over 160 countries. They offer conferences, workshops, educational programs, lectures, & newsletters. The meetings & lectures are open to the public.
2 E. 63rd St., Lenox Hill NY 10021 Tel 212-838-0230
Fax: 212-888-2894; E-mail: nyas@nyas.org
Website: nyas.org

Ronald MacDonald House

provides housing for parents of children undergoing cancer therapy
Website: mdh.org

National Charities (7 listings total)

American Heart Association

122 E. 42nd St., Murray Hill NY 10004 Tel 212-878-5900
Fax: 212-878-5960; Website: americanheart.org

American Lung Association of NY, Inc.

432 Park Ave. So., Midtown South NY 10016 Tel 212-889-3370
Fax: 212-889-3375; Website: alany.org

Cancer Research Fund Of The Damon Runyon - Walter Winchell Foundation

675 Third Ave., Turtle Bay NY 10017 Tel 212-697-9100
Fax: 212-697-4050; Website: cancerresearchfund.org

Huguenot Society of America

122 E. 58th St., Midtown NY 10022 Tel 212-755-0592
Fax: 914-255-0376

Kidney Foundation Of NY - NJ, Inc.

1250 Broadway, Midtown South NY 10001 Tel 212-629-9770
Fax: 212-629-5652; Website: kidney.org

National Multiple Scierosis Society

733 Third Ave., Turtle Bay NY 10017 Tel 212-986-3240
Fax: 212-986-5981; Website: nmss.org

Salvation Army Thrift Store

From clothing to furniture, immense selection!
536 W. 46th St., Clinton NY 10036 betw 10th & 11th Ave, Tel 212-664-8563

Social Concerns (5 listings total)

American Red Cross in Greater NY

Greater NY branch of International organization offers safety and CPR classes, volunteer information and safety tips.
150 Amsterdam Ave., Lincoln Center NY 10023 Tel 212-787-1000
Fax: 212-875-2272; Website: arc-gny.org

Project Sunshine

Non-for-profit organization that provides free social, educational and recreational programs for children and families living with medical challenges
102 W. 38th St., Fashion District NY 10018 at 6 Ave., Tel 212-354-8035
Fax: 212-354-8052; E-mail: info@projectsunshine.org
Website: projectsunshine.or

Salvation Army of Greater New York

The first Salvation Army center in the US - 1880.
120 W. 14th St., Greenwich Village NY 10011 Tel 212-337-7200
Tel: 888-234-8888; Website: salvationarmy-newyork.org

Sheltering Arms Childrens Service

122 E. 29th St., Midtown South NY Tel 212-252-0661
Fax: 212-779-4252

United Way - TriState

Tri-State branch of this national fund raising charity. Raising money to meet health & human service needs across the region.
120 Wall St., Financial District NY 10005 Tel 800-232-8929
Tel: 800-255-0418; General Info: 212-973-3913
Main Office: 212-701-2600

Veterans (1 listings total)

United War Veterans Council

346 Broadway, CivicCenter NY 10013 Tel 212-693-1475
Fax: 212-693-1476

Church-sponsored Charities (1 listings total)

Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen

269 Ninth Ave., Chelsea NY 10001-5703 Tel 212-807-6799
Fax: 212-807-6821; Website: holyapostlesnyc.org

Other Charities (21 listings total)


Give your favorite charity a donation through the internet. 100% of the money donated goes directly to the charity.
Website: 4goodnesssake.com

Bottomless Closet

Bottomless Closet helps women make the switch from welfare to work, providing clients with the necessary training, clothing, etc., to master interview and job skills.
Tel 212-563-2499


Volunteers teach computer skills to immigrants, non-english speakers and the poor.
Website: compument.org

Covenant House

how to volunteer or make a donation to this charity that helps runaways and victims of sexual abuse
Website: covenanthouse.org

Donate A Phone

Website that aims at collecting wireless phones to benefit victims of domestic violence.
Website: donateaphone.com

Dress For Success

An organization dedicated to preparing poor women to enter the workforce by providing them with interview-worthy clothes.
Website: dressforsuccess.org


Make a donatino for free simply by clicking on a few sponsor ads. It really works!
Website: freedonation.com


Online shopping hub where donations are made with each purchase. Shop where it matters at Greater Good Online.
Website: greatergood.com

Helen Keller Home For The Blind

57 Willoughby, Tel 212-285-7029
Fax: 718-935-9463; E-mail: info@helenkeller.org
Website: helenkeller.org


Sending a single serving of food to a starving person
Website: hungersite.com

March Of Dimes

233 Park Ave. So., Gramercy Park NY 11205 Tel 212-353-8353
Fax: 212-254-3518; Website: modimes.org


W. 125th St., Tel 212-666-9740
Website: naacp.org

NAACP Legal Defence and Educational Fund, Inc.

99 Hudson St., Tribeca NY 10013 Tel 212-219-1572
Fax: 212-226-7592

Northwoods Wreaths

Buy a wreath and contribute to an organization for the holidays.
Lake Forest, IL, Tel 800-933-2125
Website: wreaths.com


The PEP National Directory of Computer Recycling Programs site is a directory of state, national & international agencies that facilitate donations of used computer hardware for schools and community groups.
Tel 415-382-1818
Fax: 415-382-1717; Website: microweb.com


Online place to make a donation to a variety of charaties.
Website: quickdonations.com

Sailors Snug Harbor

17 Battery Pl., Battery Park NY 10004 Tel 212-425-6467


Use their special search engine to donate money for free.
Website: searchtohelp.com

Virtual Volunteering Project Online

Aims at helping online charity organizations succeeding at their goals.
Website: serviceleader.org


technical support people who volunteer their time to non-profit organizations.
Website: voluntech.org