It was amazing to see a movement of volunteers and the impact that just one day can have. It truly was a moment of inspiration for myself to do more and to serve where I can. Don’t Walk By is proof that a small deed can make a big difference in someone’s life.
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.
We have so much to celebrate from this past fiscal year, including $2.1 million in grants to our affiliates, 3,200+ volunteers, one new church partner, and three new non-profit affiliates!
As I have reflected more deeply on my experiences as a volunteer with Hope for New York, I realized it was not I, but God who was truly behind every experience and blessing.
Over the past year, God has reminded me through Ephesians 2:6 that I am seated with Christ. The work is done! I have a seat at his table…along with those he placed in my life to love. It is no longer a burden to serve on Sundays—it is a part of our family life that has brought us closer together.
When Tommy Pan came to New York City three years ago, he started mentoring at Shiloh NYC, one of our affiliates. We asked him to share why he’s been so committed as a mentor there—what makes it worthwhile to him and what he’s learned. Here's what he told us.
This summer, we’re celebrating our 3,700+ volunteers who gave over 47,000 hours to serve the poor of our city this past fiscal year.
New York City is a city of immigrants—in fact, 36% of us are foreign born. Many immigrants to our city face real challenges. That’s why we partner with several organizations serving our city’s immigrants. Learn more about how you can come alongside them.
We’re shouting out four awesome volunteer leaders, whose actions exhibit a lifestyle of mercy and justice that reflects a heart for our poor and marginalized neighbors. Learn more about what inspires us to consider them our Mercy & Justice Champions.
Hope for New York volunteers are constantly thinking through how they can best serve their neighbors in need as a response to the grace shown by Jesus. Let these stories inspire you to pray through how God might want to use you to bring greater flourishing to this city.