About:
Many people with disabilities face profound social exclusion. Do For One promotes neighborly caring by engaging volunteers (‘advocates’) in one-to-one relationships and supportive communities with disabled adults (‘partners’). Advocates are a bridge to the world of relationships. They walk alongside partners helping them discover their God-given purpose, create opportunities, build social networks, and prevent abuse. Do For One supports voluntary advocates through ongoing guidance, training, and community building.
Serving
Chronically Ill
Communities in Need
People With Disabilities
Affiliate Since
2016

Our Partnership

Making Grants To Fund Programs
We invest grant dollars to support DFO's rental costs for program space, meals and hospitality needs for community gatherings, and training and workshop costs.
Training And Consulting
Through our Nonprofit Accelerator, DFO received training in nonprofit management essentials to ensure a strong foundation that promotes organizational effectiveness and sustainability.
Why We Love This Affiliate
Do For One allows HFNY volunteers to participate in fun and hospitable environments, such as over food and games, in order for people with and without disabilities to form and strengthen social networks.

Volunteer Opportunities

Next Available Opportunity
Wed 9/30/2020 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Next Available Opportunity
Mon 12/7/2020 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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When I think of my friendship with 'Jeffrey', words I think of are wonderful, laughable, and togetherness. We kinda stick together like glue.

Lenin and Jesse
Lenin, Do For One partner in Harlem

Mentions

Apr 04.09.2020

Once a week, we’ll share brief stories from our affiliates who are still serving communities across the five boroughs. Our affiliates will provide updates on how COVID-19 has changed their programs and services, and how they're remaining hopeful about God continuing to work in our city.

Also:

Feb 02.05.2020
Heavenly Father, thank you for the chance to pray with others for people with disabilities with those who believe that you are real and that you are a prayer answering God.
Oct 10.02.2018
I was reminded at a recent HFNY Sunday of how opposite from society and culture Jesus is as One who lifted up and befriended those ignored by everyone else. And we, as followers of Jesus, are also invited into this truly life-giving mission.