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Featured Events

DRAG BINGO with Candy Samples

a benefit for the work of helpNYC

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 | 7:00p Eastern | In-person Event

St. Benedict's Garden at St. John's in the Village

224 Waverly Place, West Village, Manhattan


We are bringing back our most popular fundraiser, DRAG BINGO! But, this time it's going to be in-person! Come celebrate community with BINGO EXTRODINARE CANDY SAMPLES while raising money for the work of helpNYC.

Upcoming Events

Center Works Open House

Tuesday, July 14, 2022 | 3:00p - 6:00p Eastern

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center

208 West 13 Street, New York, New York 10011

Join helpNYC at Center Works' first open house, and find everything you need to be prepared for job interviews! Come get free interview outfits, find information and resources on name and gender marker changes, and enjoy a takeaway barbeque.

Center Works helps LGBTQ young adults ages 18+ to confidently enter the job market, advance their careers, and become financially stable, all while building community with their peers. It was created to address the needs LGBTQ young adults face around entering the workforce and as a next step for folks graduating from The Center’s youth program.

For more information, please email centerworks@gaycenter.org. | Download the flyer.

The 2nd Annual Garden Party

Tuesday, May 26, 2023 | 6:00p - 8:00p Eastern

St. Benedict's Garden at St. John's In The Village

224 Waverly Place, West Village, Manhattan

Sign up for our Community Updates to learn more about helpNYC and to be the first to know when more details about the second annual 2023 helpNYC Garden Party when it's announced.

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Past Events

The Garden Party

sponsored in part by Housing Works

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 6:00p - 8:00p Eastern

Revelation Gallery & Garden at St. John's In The Village

224 Waverly Place, Manhattan

The first annual 2022 helpNYC Garden was a huge success. Over 45 people attended and helped raise money for the work of helpNYC. We are deeply grateful to those who donated and the partnerships we built to support our work.

Special thanks go to the party's sponsor Housing Works and to our gracious host St. John's in the Village. We could not have done this event without you!

We raised $2,949 that will go directly to the work of helpNYC.

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UWS Open Hearts Free Store

Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 10:00a - Noon Eastern

Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew

263 West 86th Street, Manhattan

West 86th Street at West End Avenue

helpNYC's Outreach Team will be at UWS Open Hearts' Free Store.

Pride Celebration with NYC Council Deputy Speaker Diana Ayala

Friday, June 24, 2022 | 5:30p - 8:30p Eastern

La Marqueta in La Pacita, 1590 Park Avenue, Manhattan

116th Street at Park Avenue

Come celebrate Pride with New York City Council Deputy Speaker Diana Ayala in East Harlem! Barbara Heer is our host for the evening. helpNYC will be providing outreach and community resources for those who attend.

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The ART of Healing Festival

Saturday, June 18, 2022 | Noon - 4:00p | In-person Event

PS7, 160 East 120th Street, East Harlem, New York

between Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue

We will be doing community outreach at The ART of Healing Festival with Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, Thrive Collective, Union Settlement, and other community organizations. Come join us for a day of fun, community, and art.

Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom

Friday, June 17, 2022 | 3:00p - 7:00p | In-person Event

40 East 164th Street, Bronx New York New York

between Jerome Avenue and River Avenue behind Yankees Stadium

We did community outreach at the Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom event with NYC City Council Member Althea Stevens (D16), and State Assembly Member Chantel JacksoThis was an amazing day of celebration, music, food, and community!

The event was sponsored in part by Scan Harbor and The Bronx Young Democrats.

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WSCAH Rocks the Block

Sunday, June 5, 2022 | 11:00a - 5:00p | In-person Event

86th Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue

ROCK THE BLOCK with us at Westside Campaign against Hunger's Innaguarl ROCK THE BLOCK Party. helpNYC will be providing outreach and helping pack over 20,000 meals for New Yorkers in need!

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Community Fridges Townhall

Thursday, June 2, 2022 | 7:00p Eastern | Virtual Event

helpNYC is holding a Community Fridges Virtual Townhall on Thursday, June 2nd at 7:00p to find ways helpNYC can support Community Fridge Organizers help those who are experiencing food insecurity find food immediately.

All Community Fridge Organizers, Volunteers, and Community Members are welcome to register and attend.