Where to volunteer in NYC: Homelessness

More than 50,000 people are homeless in New York right now, and according to Mary Brosnahan, who’s spent 25 years as the director of the Coalition for the Homeless, the problem hasn’t been this bad since the Great Depression. Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a long-term $41 billion plan to preserve existing affordable housing and build new units in the years to come, but you can support NYC’s homeless right now by offering your time or cash to any one of the city’s excellent organizations listed in our guide, below. It’s time to volunteer, NYC.

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