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Summer volunteering for kids in Brooklyn with the Service Collective

The Service Collective is a non-profit supported by the Fund for the City of New York and they partner with local non-profits to set up and facilitate service projects for a variety of ages, schedules and interests. Summer service projects for ages 8+ in Brooklyn include park clean ups, gardening, food pantry help and summer book buddy volunteering:

  • Saturday, June 9 | Nostrand Ave Tree Care Day (8+) | SIGN UP
  • Monday, June 10 | Heights and Hills Volunteer Info Session. Learn more about how your family can support homebound seniors in your neighborhood. Parents attend zoom, families can volunteer together | SIGN UP
  • Sunday, June 16 | Sunset Park Clean Up (12+) | 9:30a – 12p, Entrance at 44th Street and 5th Ave | SIGN UP
  • Wednesday, June 19 | Pack and Distribute Groceries at the Juneteenth Festival (16+) | SIGN UP

Ongoing projects (June – August)

  • Serve at St. Ann’s Food Pantry (13+) | Every Tuesday late June – late August | SIGN UP
  • East New York Farms (Ages 10+) | SIGN UP
  • NYC Shoreline Clean Up (All Ages) | SIGN UP
  • Food Packing at Ft. Greene Fresh Pantry (Ages 10+) | SIGN UP
  • Gardening at Cadman Plaza Park (All Ages) | Every Wednesday, 9:30a – 11a | No registration required, Meet at Brooklyn War Memorial
  • Summer Book Buddy, Brooklyn Public Library (Ages 12+) | SIGN UP
  • Garden Maintenance with Red Hook Farms (Ages 14+) | SIGN UP
  • Gardening Help and More with East New York Farms (Ages 14+) | SIGN UP
  • Food Pantry Packing and Distribution with One Community (Ages 15+) | SIGN UP
  • Crown Heights Food Pantry Packing and Distribution (Ages 15+) | SIGN UP
  • Sort and Stamp Books with Brooklyn Book Bodega (Ages 13+) | SIGN UP

 Projects for Anyone, Anytime this Summer

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