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Give Locally on #GivingTuesday

As we prepare for Thanksgiving, our thoughts are also with those in need, and we look for ways to give back in the local community. #GivingTuesday, the largest single day of charitable giving, is celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. You can join in the spirit of giving by donating to local Flatiron nonprofit organizations on #GivingTuesday and throughout the holiday season. Below we’ve rounded up a list of nonprofits based in Flatiron to consider supporting this year.  

CHILDREN / EDUCATION 

New Alternatives for Children
Be a hero for kids right here in our community who need your help. NAC was founded in 1982 on the belief that every child deserves a safe, nurturing home and a bright future.
The 7 Days of NAC launches on Giving Tuesday.  Click HERE to donate. 

Pencil 
Pencil strives to bring together business professionals, educators, and students to open eyes, open minds, and open doors. Pencil makes it easy for business professionals, educators and students to work together in schools & the workplace, through in-school partnerships, mentoring, internships, and immersive experiences.
Click HERE to donate.

New Leaders
New Leaders’ mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color, by developing transformational school leaders and advancing the policies and practices that allow great leaders to succeed.
Click HERE to donate.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is an organization for families addressing every aspect of substance use and addiction, from prevention to recovery.
Click HERE to donate.

Change for Kids
Change for Kids provides critical support, experiences, and access so kids in New York City public schools can overcome inequity and reimagine their possibilities.
Click HERE to donate.

Arts for All
Arts For All offers accessible artistic opportunities to children in the New York City area who face socio-economic, physical, or emotional barriers to exploring the arts.
Click HERE to donate.

Solar1
Solar1’s mission is to design and deliver innovative education, training, and technical assistance that fosters sustainability and resiliency in diverse urban environments. We empower learning that changes the way people think about energy, sustainability, and resilience by engaging and educating a diverse set of stakeholders and beneficiaries. Our programs help individuals and communities explore new ways of living and working that are more adaptive to a changing world.
Click HERE to donate.

Center for Book Arts 
The Center for Book Arts promotes active explorations of both contemporary and traditional artistic practices related to the book as an art object. The Center is embracing redefining and challenging itself as they champion book art, artists, and enthusiasts.
Click HERE to donate.

COMMUNITY

P Flag
PFLAG NYC — Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People — is the founding chapter of PFLAG, the nation’s foremost family-based organization committed to the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
Click HERE to donate.

Madre
MADRE is an international women's human rights organization that partners with community-based women's groups worldwide facing war and disaster. Their mission is to advance women’s human rights by meeting urgent needs in communities and building lasting solutions to the crises women face.
Click HERE to donate.

Do Something
DoSomething.org is a digital platform powering offline action, mobilizing young people to sign up for a volunteer, social change, or civic action campaign to make real-world impact on a causes they care about.
Click HERE to donate.

Community Service Society
The Community Service Society of New York (CSS) is an informed, independent, and unwavering voice for positive action on behalf of more than 3 million low-income New Yorkers
Click HERE to donate.

Adapt Community Network
ADAPT Community Network is the leading human service not-for-profit and a pioneer in providing cutting edge programs and services for people with disabilities
Click HERE to donate.

HOMELESS

Thrifty Hog—Hearts of Gold
Working in partnership with homeless mothers and their children, Hearts of Gold helps them create positive, sustainable change in their lives under three umbrella objectives: Stabilize, Support, and Sustain.
Click HERE to donate.

Urban Pathways
As a data-driven and innovative leader, Urban Pathways ensures that homeless and at-risk New Yorkers have the housing, services and support they need to be self-sufficient.
Click HERE to donate.

The Partnership is also hosting a food drive to benefit individuals living without shelter in and around Flatiron in collaboration with Urban Pathways. To donate money specifically to our holiday food drive click HERE

The Bridge Fund
The mission of The Bridge Fund is to prevent homelessness for vulnerable, working poor individuals and families who are threatened with the loss of their housing, but often do not qualify for emergency government assistance.
Click HERE to donate.

Housing Works Thrift Shops
Donations to Housing Works, which can include items to be sold in their various retail locations, help fund their mission to provide lifesaving services to homeless, low-income and marginalized men, women, and youth.
Click HERE to donate.

HEALTH

Latino Commission on AIDS
The Latino Commission on AIDs formed in 1990 in response to the critical, unmet need for HIV prevention and care for Latinos. They spearhead health advocacy for Latinos, promoting HIV education, developing model prevention programs for high-risk communities, and by building capacity in community organizations.
Click HERE to donate.

Friends Without a Border
Friends Without A Border, helps promote sustainable solutions to health care in developing countries, primarily Laos and Cambodia, through the model of “Treatment + Education + Prevention”
Click HERE to donate.

ENVIRONMENT

National Resources Defense Council
NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
Click HERE to donate.

New York City Audubon
New York City Audubon champions nature in the City’s five boroughs through a combination of engaging and entertaining programs and innovative conservation campaigns.
Click HERE to donate.

Madison Square Park Conservancy
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s mission is to protect, nurture, and enhance Madison Square Park, a dynamic seven-acre public green space, creating an environment that fosters moments of inspiration.
Click HERE to donate.