Volunteer With Us

Thousands of older New Yorkers would be alone and hungry without Citymeals and our team of dedicated volunteers. Meal recipients look forward to our knock on the door, knowing a meal and a warm greeting await them.

There are many ways to get involved, from packing and delivering meals to making friendly phone calls and handmade cards. Our network of caring individual, corporate and community volunteers ensures older New Yorkers in need receive a continuous lifeline of nourishing meals and companionship.

Last year, nearly 14,000 volunteers gave almost 50,000 hours of their time to Citymeals’ mission.

Meal Delivery

Deliver nourishing meals and friendly greetings to homebound elderly New Yorkers.

Meal Packing

Assemble food packages at our Distribution Center in the Bronx.

Social Calls

Make weekly phone calls to isolated meal recipients.
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Kitchen Helpers

Package and serve meals at local older adult centers.

Handmade Cards

Send warm wishes to meal recipients for special occasions. 
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Who can volunteer with Citymeals?

We rely on dedicated volunteers including individuals, families, corporate and community groups. Interested? Create a profile and get started today.

Check out our FAQs for more details.