Archive for May, 2023

Spread Love NYC

Posted on: May 8th, 2023 by New York Edge No Comments

“Volunteer engagement not only functions as a way for us to meet the different diverse needs of each school and community that we serve, but it helps to deepen the connections between community members, and, for us, public school students and to promote that civic engagement across generations and across life experiences,” Gabby Cadahia, the volunteer engagement manager at New York Edge, said. “We really have a chance to uplift our communities and repair some of the social fabric that was damaged during the pandemic.” [Read More]

New York Edge Students in Brooklyn Help Spread Cheer

Posted on: May 8th, 2023 by New York Edge

Students in our program gathered at M.S. 382 K – Academy for College Preparation and Career Exploration in Flatbush to make small floral arrangements from flowers provided by BloomAgainBklyn.

All the flowers are slightly used, picked up from wedding venues, caterers, the Botanical Gardens or florists who no longer need them. The student bouquets are then delivered to homebound people, nursing home patients or survivors of domestic violence. [Read More]