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Empowered by helpNYC, Vocal-NY, Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center, Neighbors Together, and Human.NYC

Supporting by New York Housing Conference, Neighborhood Benches, Interfaith Assembly on Homelessness, Miss Abbie's Kids Inc.

Mayoral Candidates Talk with Homeless New Yorkers

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | 5:30p

Zoom Webinar | Click here to Register

UWS Open Hearts Initiative and Da Homeless Hero UWS Open Hearts Initiative and Da Homeless Hero are presenting a Mayoral Candidate Forum where candidates answer to the experts on homelessness: Homeless New Yorkers. In this first-of-its kind event, all questions to candidates will be posed by directly impacted individuals experiencing homelessness. Join us to elevate the voices of directly impacted New Yorkers holding mayoral candidates accountable, and ensuring a better approach to homelessness in the next administration.

Presented by: Correct Crisis Intervention Today NYC (CCIT-NYC) and Citizen Action of New York

Sponsored by: Community Access, Inc.; NAMI-NYC Metro; Police Reform Organizing Project (PROP); helpNYC; Seeking Shalom; New York Lawyers for Public Interest (NYLPI); Greenburger Center for Social Justice; Jericho Project; Urban Justice Center: Mental Health Project; Supportive Housing Network of New York; Fountain House; and Concern for Independent Living.

Mental Health Mayoral Candidate Forum

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 7:00p – 9:30p

Zoom Webinar | Click here to Register

Join 2021 Mayoral Candidates for a forum to share their plans on mental health issues including housing and policing.

Moderated by Cindy Rodriguez, Urban Affairs Reporter, New York Public Radio
Panelists: Shaun Donovan, Kathryn Garcia, Carlos Menchaca, Dianne Morales, Scott Stringer, Loree Sutton, Joycelyn Taylor, Maya Wiley, and Eric Adams.

Voter Registration Event with UWS Open Hearts


Sunday, October 4, 2020 | 2:00p - 4:00pThe Lucerne Hotel, 201 West 79th Street, New York, New York
helpNYC joined the League of Women Voters of the City of New York and our Community Partners UWS Open Hearts & Project Renewal helping homeless New Yorkers register to vote.

Economic Impact Payments for Homeless New Yorkers

virtual Q&A Session
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10:30avia Zoom
Panelists:Eileen Reyes Arias, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs , Mayor's Office of Immigrant AffairsAdditional Panelist to be announced soon.
Moderated by: Josh Parkin, Founder and Interim Chair
helpNYC issued a guidance document for direct service providers on September 16 to help homeless New Yorkers get their EIP. This session will discuss the details of the guidance document.

Birthday BINGO with Peachez | A virtual fundraiser for helpNYC

Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:00p Eastern on Zoom
Sticky's Finger Joint official game sponsor
Over 40 friends of helpNYC joined New York City Entertainer and Community Activist Peachez to raise the startup funds for helpNYC. This wonderful night of virtual BINGO raised over $1,500 for the work of helpNYC.
Birthday BINGO with Peachez Official Digital Program

Press Releases

08/03/2020 - Birthday BINGO with Peachez to benefit the work of helpNYC

Press Coverage

08/02/2020 - Stage and Cinema - Event Feature: BIRTHDAY BINGO WITH PEACHEZ (Virtual Fundraiser for helpNYC08/03/2020 - Broadway World - Birthday BINGO With Peachez To Benefit The Work Of HelpNYC
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Spooktacular BINGO with Peachez

A Horrifying Halloween Fundraiser for helpNYCwith Astrologer Adama Sesay
Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 7:00p Eastern - CANCELEDvia Zoom | Virtual Doors open at 6:00p

Back by popular demand, the incomparable Peachez hosts Spooktacular BINGO, a Horrifying Halloween Fundraiser for helpNYC.

After a fundraising goal crushing event in August, Peachez returns with Spooktacular BINGO, a fundraiser for helpNYC. Back by popular demand, Peachez and the team at helpNYC hope you, your friends and family can help us reach our goal of $2,000 for our programs.

If you can't make it, but would like to donate to helpNYC, please click here.

Press Releases

10/17/2020 - Spooktacular BINGO with Peachez to benefit the work of helpNYC

For Prospective Donors and Sponsors

10/12/2020 - Spooktacular BINGO Appeal Letter from helpNYC Founder, Josh Parkin