Ghosts, Goblins, and Ghouls Halloween Block Party
presented by Friends of Chelsea Green
Sunday, October 22, 2023 - 10:00a - 2:00p
West 20th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue, Chelsea, Manhattan
The Ghosts, Goblins, and Ghouls of the helpNYC Outreach Team joined the Halloween Festivities to provide fun activities and outreach to New Yorkers during the event!
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This outreach opportunity is made possible in part by the Citizens Committee for New York City's 2023 Community Leader Grant.
Midtown South Community Council's Annual Twilight Garden Party
Friday, September 28, 2023 | 5:00p - 8:00p
Midtown Community Farm, 319 West 53rd Street, Manhattan
Silent Disco with Council Member Althea Stevens (D-16)
Celebrating 175 of the Highbridge Connector
Thursday, September 27, 2023 | 3:00p - 6:00p
Highbridge Park connecting Manhattan and The Bronx
Join Council Member Althea Stevens, NYC Parks Department, and helpNYC for an afternoon of Disco Dancing and meet the helpNYC Outreach Team celebrating the 175 Anniversary of the opening of the Highbridge Connector!
Directions from Manhattan
Accessible Entrance: Near 631 Edgecomb Avenue, New York, NY 10032
A, C, 1 trains to 168th Street Station OR M2 to W 165 St/Amsterdam Av OR M101 to Amsterdam Av/W 165 St
Enter the Sunken Playground on Edgecomb Avenue at 165th Street. Walk the bike path to Highbridge Park. Walk across the Highbridge Connector to the event.
General Public Entrance: 2301 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033
A, C, 1 trains to 168th Street Station or M101 Bus to Amsterdam Av/W 173 St
Enter the Highbridge Recreation Center grounds on Amsterdam Avenue at 174th Street. Take the path past the recreation center and pool. Walk down the stairs to Highbridge Park. Walk across the Highbridge Connector to the event.
Directions from The Bronx
Accessible Entrance: Near 1380 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452
Bx13 bus to Plimpton Av/W 170 St or Ogden Ave/University Av
Enter Highbridge Park at University Avenue/MLK between 170th Street and Merriam Avenue.
Alternative Entrance: Near 1345 Sedgewick Avenue, Bronx, NY 10452
Bx18A bus to Undercliff Ave/Sedgwick Av
Enter Highbridge Park. Walk up the stair street to the Highbridge connector.
This event is organized by the office of Council Member Althea Stevens, District 16. Please contact Jahtah M. Brown at 718-588-7500 for more information.
IOAD 2023 March & Rally
Foley Square, New York CityOrganized by the Housing Works Advocacy Team
You’re invited to join helpNYC and Housing Works for a demonstration on International Overdose Awareness Day to demand Governor Hochul authorize overdose prevention centers to protect and expand this lifesaving resource for New Yorkers.
On International Overdose Awareness Day, we will meet at Foley Square for a rally and march to the US Attorney Williams' office for a demonstration to demand lifesaving, evidence-based Overdose Prevention Centers are authorized and supported by our elected officials, not criminalization.
What You Can Do To End New York's Overdose Crisis
Panel Discussion & Happy Hour
Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, Manhattan
August 24, 2023 at 6:00p
helpNYC’s Founder & Executive Director J. RueMel Parkin joins Housing Works for a panel featuring harm reduction experts and people with lived experience, on the state of the overdose crisis in New York and the bold solutions we need to face it.
This is a great event for those interested in learning more about harm reduction, or those willing to take their advocacy against the overdose crisis to the next level.
Drag BINGO with Candy Samples
Renowned Entertainer, Community Leader, and Drag Queen Candy Samples returned to host, the 5th Annual Drag BINGO with Candy Samples, a fundraiser for helpNYC on Saturday, August 19, at 7:00p in St. Benedict's Garden at St. John's in the Village 224 West 11th Street at Waverly Place, West Village, Manhattan.
The event raised $ 1,229.54 for the 2023 Summer in New York fundraising campaign. All proceeds go towards the work of helpNYC.
The 2023 Annual helpNYC Garden Party
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 | 6:00p - 8:00p
St. Benedict's Cloistered Garden
at St. John's in the Village
224 Waverly Place at West 11th Street
West Village, Manhattan
An evening celebration of helpNYC's work and partnerships to help New Yorkers connect to the low-barrier services they deserve to thrive.
WSCAH Rocks the Block
Sunday, May 21, 2022 | Noon - 4:00p | In-person Event
86th Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue
ROCK THE BLOCK with us at Westside Campaign against Hunger's Annual ROCK THE BLOCK Party. helpNYC will be providing outreach and helping pack over 20,000 meals for New Yorkers in need!
For more information about West Side Campaign Against Hunger please visit their website at www.wscah.org.
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