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Health & City Services: Promoting Volunteerism

Since Mike Bloomberg started the NYC Service initiative in 2009, New Yorkers and visitors have volunteered more than 9 million times. The initiative has also engaged 1.6 million of the City’s public schoolchildren.

  • People have volunteered more than 9 million times as part of NYC Service initiatives.
  • NYC Civic Corps has engaged more 4 million volunteers who served more than 3.1 million clients. They have raised more than $2.7 million for nonprofit organizations.
  • NYC Service has engaged 1.6 million New York City public school children who completed more than 18,000 service projects.