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Be A Volunteer

Click here for a list of our Current Volunteer Opportunities.
To register, visit our official registration page.

Check back often as this list is updated regularly with new dates and events.

Upcoming outings include:

  • Rego Park, Kew Gardens and Forest Hills, Queens
  • Breakfast For The Hungry, Forest Hills
  • Briarwood and Jamaica, Queens
  • Manhattan and Brooklyn
  • Harlem
  • Morningside
  • Easter 2020
  • Lower East Side and Financial District
  • Midtown Manhattan
  • July 4th & Co-Founder’s 43rd Birtday Give Out
  • Bedford Stuyvesant
  • Bushwick
  • CEO’s 53rd Birthday Give Out
  • Astoria
  • Halloween 2020
  • Jamaica Heights
  • BFTS Pre-Thanksgiving
  • World AIDS Day, Helping Our Homeless Living With HIV
  • National Giving Day 2020
  • Holiday 2020 Backpack and Gift Give Away

For more information, email volunteer@backpacksforthestreet.org.

Don’t Live In NYC. No Problem.

Here are some awesome ways YOU can Be A BFTS All-Star!

  • Be an Ambassador, and help spread the word.
  • Join our  Affiliate program, and start a BFTS chapter in your town.
  • Become a Social Media Maven, sharing our posts and photos across your social media channels.

BFTS is an inclusive organization, providing a safe space for all its volunteers and clients, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, religion, politics, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, disability or musical tastes. As such, we have a zero tolerance policy regarding harassment or discrimination, and bullying, of any kind, as well as any inappropriate behavior or contact, especially of a sexual nature, or verbal abuse.

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