Holiday Donation and Drive Opportunities
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Click on the tabs below for opportunities to give back! If you are a local organization or drive that serves the New Rochelle community and would like to be added, please send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Local Drives
- Donations for Local Organizations
- Donations for Westchester-Wide Organizations that Serve New Rochelle
Annual Give A Gift - Youth Council of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau
Sponsor a child and/or family. Contact Diana Fosella (914-654-2045). To Sponsor a Child and/or Family contact the New Rochelle Youth Bureau at YouthBureau@NewRochelleNY.com or at 914-654-2045. Drop off Gifts at New Rochelle Youth Bureau, 515 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Deadline for Gifts December 7, 2023 before 4:30pm.
Operation Blue Santa Toy Drive - Police Association of New Rochelle
Help us bring some Christmas cheer to the children of New Rochelle this holiday season. Donations of new, unwrapped toys are being accepted now through December 23rd and can be left inside our Santa Sleigh located in the lobby of Police Headquarters.
Winter Warmth Drive Sponsored by The Sharing Shelf
The City and City School District of New Rochelle is partnering once again with The Sharing Shelf to host its Teen Boutique at New Rochelle High School. Donations of: joggers/sweats, leggings, hoodies, jeans for teen boys, hats/gloves, underwear/socks are needed. Please donate new adult sized items only. Donations can be dropped off at The Sharing Shelf - 47 Purdy Avenue, Port Chester; New Rochelle High School - Office of Maria Morris; New Rochelle City Hall (back entrance); New Rochelle Public Library.
NRDN is a private, not-for-profit, provider of quality, low-cost childcare. Holiday Toy Drive: Drop off unwrapped new toys for children 18 months through 5 years old at 115 Clinton Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Requests donations in December that can be used for the holiday season. For more information, contact Sabrina Delgado at 914-632-2093.
Winter Coat Drive Sponsored by the Mascaro Womens Auxiliary of the New Rochelle Boys and Girls Club
Help support Huguenot Academy students and their caregivers.
The gift cards will be given to caretakers who are currently unemployed & underemployed.
We also hope to provide our 70 students with small holiday totes. Donations of coloring books, map pencils, play doh/putty, hand lotion, lip balm, stress balls/small squishy toys, and candy canes would be greatly appreciated.
Please Contact Angelica at email@example.com, 576-4393 (office) before December 15th. Thank you in advance for your generosity.
HOPE Community Services
HOPE Community Services is the region’s largest providers of Emergency Food Services. It’s also a fully developed community service operation, providing services for the homeless, child hunger initiatives, children’s camp, a kosher pantry, community programming, and so much more to meet the needs of its diverse client population. For more information, contact 914-636-4010, ext 1.
All Things Warm Drive to benefit HOPE Community Services by the Kern Family
Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle -The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Donate. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOPE Community Services - HOPE Community Services is the region’s largest Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen. HOPE’s also provides clothing, language skills, emotional support, immigration services, and other services to meet the needs of its diverse client population. For more information, contact 914-636-4010.
Meals-on-Wheels of New Rochelle - Meals-on-Wheels of New Rochelle delivers hot meals and a daily “check-in” to those who are homebound and unable to shop and prepare meals for themselves in New Rochelle. Donate
- Volunteer: Deliver meals and provide a daily social contact to meal recipient. For more information, contact Pat Showers email@example.com or 914-576-3865
New Rochelle Council on the Arts - For more than 46 years NRCA has worked to fulfill its mission by sponsoring art exhibitions, public art, theatrical productions, dance recitals, film screenings, lectures, and concert series. Donate. For a list of upcoming NRCA events, visit the CALENDAR
New Rochelle Day Nursery (NRDN) - NRDN is a private, not-for-profit, provider of quality, low-cost child care. Holiday Toy Drive: Drop off unwrapped new toys for children 18 months through 5 years old at 115 Clinton Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Requests donations in December that can be used for the holiday season. Donate
For more information, contact Sabrina Delgado at 914-632-2093.
New Rochelle Public Library Foundation-The New Rochelle Public Library Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises resources and provides advocacy to keep our library vibrant, up-to-date, and able to serve the diverse needs of the New Rochelle community. For more information, call (914) 813-3726. Donate
New Rochelle YMCA - The New Rochelle YMCA is a family-oriented community service organization which welcomes all people and promotes positive values through programs that build spirit, mind, and body. Donate
New Rochelle Campership Fund - Founded in 1957, New Rochelle Campership Fund is a non-profit community agency that has served the children of New Rochelle for five decades without regard to race, color, sex or creed. It has provided thousands of children with camping experiences they could not otherwise afford. Attendance at both day camps and sleep-away are supported. The Fund is administered by an all-volunteer Executive Board. No salary costs are incurred. Most administrative expenses such as this website and the annual mailing, are covered by grants and sponsors. Thus all your contributions are spent on sending children to camp.Donate For more information, contact Bryan Grossbauer at Bryan.firstname.lastname@example.org- 917-434-9208
Songcatchers, Inc. - Songcatchers, Inc. provides affordable access to high-quality music education, training, and enrichment for children and families. Donate; Venmo to @Songcatchers-Inc; Text-to-Give = Text Songcatchers to 44-321. Mail check to Songcatchers, 2005 Palmer Ave., #252, Larchmont, NY 10538. For more information, contact Angela Belsole at email@example.com or 914-654-1178.
United Community Center of Westchester - UCCW works with 400 individuals and families per month through programs and services that empower them to reach their full potential and to integrate them fully into the community. Programs include: legal and immigration assistance; social services; health and wellness; educational empowerment; and workers resource center. Donate
Volunteer New York! - Volunteer New York!’s core mission is to inspire, mobilize, and equip individuals and groups to take positive action to address pressing challenges, support nonprofits, and strengthen the quality of life in our community. Volunteer New York! host Volunteer New Rochelle, a hub listing volunteer opportunities to support dozens of New Rochelle nonprofits and address local community needs.
The Sharing Shelf -The Sharing Shelf provides clothing and other related essentials to low-income children and teens and support those nonprofits who work with economically vulnerable families in Westchester. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-305-5950.
(914) Cares -(914) Cares’ mission is to support neighbors in our community who struggle to meet Basic Human Needs: Food, Clothing, Shelter, Medical Care, and Education. (914) Cares serves all of Westchester County, including many organizations in New Rochelle.
Holiday Gift and Toy Drive: Click here to purchase holiday gifts for children and teens in need. Click here to purchase food. Send donations by December 20. For more information, contact Nichole Culotta at email@example.com.
Feeding Westchester - Feeding Westchester’s mission is to end hunger in Westchester County. As the heart of a network of more than 300 partners, Feeding Westchester sources and distributes food and other resources to towns across Westchester, helping to ensure that none of our neighbors are hungry.