About:
New York City Relief is a mobile outreach to the homeless. They connect people to resources that lead to life transformation. Their team of staff and volunteers believe that everyone deserves a place to call home because homelessness is a struggle, not a life sentence. Mobility is key to their strategy and as they operate outreaches in NYC and NJ, it allows them to go where the need is greatest. Their consistency encourages relationships and builds community.
Mission
To compassionately serve the struggling and homeless by offering hope and resources that lead towards life transformation
Serving
Addiction Recovery
Communities in Need
Homeless
Affiliate Since
2004

Our Partnership

Mobilizing Volunteers
Volunteers deepen their heart for and understanding of how to compassion to the poor and love the poor as Jesus does. Volunteers help to serve meals but also to provide long-term resources to those needing assistance.
Making Grants To Fund Programs
Our funding helps to cover the NYC-based sites to cover the meal costs as well as the tolls, insurance, gas, and other costs related to the mobile bus soup kitchen unit.
Training And Consulting
We have invested in NYC Relief's board development, as well as developing key messaging for their organization as it grows, such as a case statement.

Volunteer Opportunities

Next Available Opportunity
Sat 11/17/2018 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Next Available Opportunity
Thu 11/22/2018 | 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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We aspire to not just feed the homeless, but eat with them, talk with them and do life with them. Our goal is to enter a journey with the poor where we aren’t seen as above them, but alongside them. As we befriend those who may be very different than us, we are showing them honor.

Juan, Executive Director

Mentions

Sep 09.04.2018
Terrie Wheeler, a HFNY Rep for a Redeemer East Side community group, shares a reflection from her experience volunteering with The Relief Bus. Join Terrie in prayer for the poor of our city.
Feb 02.27.2018
I've worked with men and women living on the streets for seven years now. In that time, I've talked with countless people struggling with homelessness and addiction—and I've come to know God more fully as a result of those relationships. Here are five things I've learned in the past seven
Jan 01.24.2017
It can be intimidating, walking up to someone you don’t know in a city of 8.5 million people. Especially someone whose current situation feels so far removed from anything you've experienced. We asked three people who spend their lives engaging with our homeless neighbors for tips on how they do