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What causes will you champion?

Arts & Culture
With us you can bolster the arts across all five boroughs, support arts education, diversify the talent pipeline for artists and arts groups, create affordable workspaces for artists, and preserve history.
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Children & Youth
You can help create promising futures for young New Yorkers from early childhood to the workplace. You can also help children with disabilities and those in foster care.
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You can help students, parents and educators to advocate for better schools, improve early childhood programs and literacy, teach STEM, support English-language learners, and prepare students for college.
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Older New Yorkers
You can help older adults age at home; meet their health, nutrition, social, and legal needs; and make the city a better place to grow old.
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You can face climate change by encouraging resilient cities, advocating for stronger environmental policies, reducing pollution, and protecting wildlife and the waterfront.
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You can improve the health care system, including programs addressing behavioral health and substance misuse. You can also support biomedical research and programs and advocacy to improve the quality of life for people with physical and intellectual disabilities.
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You can press for criminal justice reform, defend women’s rights, protect immigrants, provide legal services, and inspire civic action.
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LGBTQ Communities
You can support advocacy for LGBTQ rights, improve health services, build safe communities for LGBTQ youth and older adults, and preserve historic sites.
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You can tackle the systemic causes of poverty, most notably hunger, homelessness, barriers to employment, and income inequality.
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Quality of Life
You can support vibrant parks, open spaces, and affordable communities to make New York City a better place to live.
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Effective organizations that donors (like you) have helped support:

Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation | BronxWorks | Cause Effective | Cancer Care | City Harvest | Community Food Advocates | Disability Rights Advocates | Earthjustice | El Puente De Williamsburg | Fund for Public Schools | Futures and Options | GallopNYC | Healthier Products Coalition | Hunger Free America | INCLUDEnyc | Invest in Skills NY | Internationals Network for Public Schools | Lenox Hill Neighborhood House | Medicare Rights Center | National Black Theatre | Natural Resources Defense Council | New York Legal Assistance Group | NYCLU | New York Public Library | ReadWorks | Regional Plan Association | Planned Parenthood of New York City | SAGE | Services for the Underserved | Teaching Matters | The Point Community Development Corporation | University Settlement Society of New York | Urban Arts Partnership | Youth Communication | And thousands of other organizations.