If you’re looking to help out in the community the Department of Homeless Services is looking for volunteers as they conduct their annual homeless outreach population estimate, known as HOPE. They do it in an ongoing effort to engage and help bring indoors New Yorkers experiencing homelessness. On the night of HOPE, volunteers will help canvas parks, subways, and other public spaces to estimate the number of people who are street homeless.
The organization is in need of 3,000 volunteers and local help is critical. The effort of this initiative is to help move homeless people from the streets to a safe and stable environment.
We hope you can help! [Read more…]