you're spending a lot more time at home than usual these
days, why not help out Best Friends New York
and foster a pet? As fewer people are coming in to
adopt a pet, please consider fostering a dog or cat with
the love and care they need.
As NYC's only open-admissions animal welfare organization,
Animal Care Centers of NYC
nonprofit—takes in more than 35,000 animals each year. The
Community Dogs Program
works within Bronx neighborhoods to identify dog owners in
need and assist them in keeping their dogs with free
vaccinations, a pet food bank, free dog training seminars,
and spay/neuter referrals.
Comminity Testing Sites in the Bronx...Walk-Ins
available: For more information, call 1-844-NYC-4NYC or
-Belvis, 545 East 142nd Street, Bronx 10454,
from Monday-Friday 9 AM - 3 PM
-Morrisania, 122 Gerard Avenue, Bronx 10452, from Monday
-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Saturday, 9 AM - 3 PM.
Celebrate Israel Parade on Sunday, June 7th
been moved from Fifth Avenue to your home. The virtual
event will have a theme of Todah ("thank you"
in Hebrew). More information on the move to digital
WHEDco, Southern Blvd Merchant Association and YUCA Arts
invite you to join their free Small Business Webinar Series.
Learn to develop an online presence to promote your business
and help yow grow your customer base on June 2nd, 4th, 9th
The Shed: Open Call 2021 for NYC Artists will support
NYC-based early-career artists and collectives as they make
and present urgent new work. Deadline
for applicants is May 31, 2020. Participants will be
selected in summer 2020 by leaders in their fields.
Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center provides
Coronavirus NYC Neighborhood Food Resources Guides as a
partnership with Share Meals, Hunger Free America, BetaNYC
and Plentiful to compile the most current and accurate data.
Find these resource guides
National Council of Nonprofits describes Loans
available for Nonprofits in the CARES act
NYC cuts 75,000 city-funded summer jobs for youth amid
coronavirus pandemic. The Summer Youth Employment
Program, which offers city-funded summer jobs to 75,000
youth, will not run this year amid coronavirus
uncertainties. The program,which cost the city $150 million
last year, has operated every summer since 1963.
- Daily News by Michael Elsen-Rooney April 7, 2020
NYC Housing Lottery with NYC Housing Connect. Find
and apply for affordable housing.
Bronx River Arts Center:offers 4 Free Virtual
Arts and 2 Digital Media online classes this Spring
semester. Classes start April 27th through June 6th. Sign
To All Bronx
Please email your upcoming events to
If you are eligible, Healthcare Trainings are Free at
Hostos in the Bronx.
Read Covid-19 Update here...
Visit NYRR Striders at Home to keep physically and
mentally strong, especially in the wake of
Find some workouts
for adults of all ages to keep active
There's always something to do for kids, adults and families
at Poe Park.
NOTE: All events have been cancelled until further
Important Service Changes here...
NYC Parks At Home: You can enjoy NYC parks from home.
While you're socially distancing and/or staying home, join
us in the parks - online - for live park tours, meditation,
fitness, art classes, fun activities for kids, and more.
What’s Happening By Date and more resources
You served us! The Bronx and all of
NYC serves you with free classes, coaching and more!
During the COVID-19 emergency, in-person events have been
cancelled until July 2020.
If you are
in crisis, please call the Veteran Crisis Line
James J. Peters VA Medical Hospital has immediate job
openings for Nurse Practitioners, RNs, LPNs, and Nurse Aides!
Resources for Veterans & Families During COVID-19
Veterans Mutual Aid - NYC Metro program is providing
direct financial aid
to veterans and
family members in the form
of groceries, utility bill payments, and emergency housing.
Need help? Fill out our request form
Introducing the Veteran Voices Project:Led by the New
York City Department of Veterans’ Services, VVP is an
oral history initiative designed to capture and share the
stories of New York City veterans, bridge generational gaps,
preserve our city’s rich military history, and foster an
appreciation for service. More importantly, it gives our
veterans a chance to connect with the community and each
other at a time when crisis and social distancing can be
very challenging to deal with. Project information is
Pets for Vets Free Adoption: Animal Care Centers of NYC
offers a pet adoption promotion called Pets for Vets,
which waives the adoption fees for veterans and current
members of the military. Locations NYC, Brooklyn, and
Volunteers of Legal Services (VOLS) Pro-bono Veteran
Service: The VOLS Veterans Initiative refers eligible New
York City Veterans, regardless of discharge status or
period of service, age 60+, to lawyers at our partner law
firms to obtain wills and advance directives free of
PBS NOVA Sleep Disorder TV Program about sleep and
sleep disoders, is looking to interview veterans who suffer
from sleep issues (can’t fall asleep, wake up often,
Veterans who are willing to share their PTSD sleep issues
on television are invited to contact the production
Neighborhood Housing Services offers a Vet Access to
Home Program grant for veterans. Veterans with honorable
discharges and a physical disability may qualify for
accessibility modifications in their homes or apartments
through this program. Veterans may receive a grant of up to
A Transition Assstanc Program, is a Free, No-Cost
Service to Military, Veterans and Retirees.
evaluates your civilian-life goals, and directs you to the
Network Providers who can help you reach them. Submit your
documents the first time you enter the network, and you will
never have to show them again.
Bronx Vet Center is happy to announce a new Consumer Law
Clinic for Veterans
hosted at the Bronx Vet Center, 2471 Morris Ave Suite 1A,,
Bronx NY 10468, every Wednesday from 3 - 5 PM. This
service is free of charge to Veterans.
You can now request an electronics pick up for your old
electronic equipment. Information on what the Dept. of
Sanitation will accept and how to make an appointment for
Citi Bike stations scheduled for many south Bronx nabes.
As part of the expansion agreement with the Mayor de Blasio
Administration, the new cycle of docked bike rentals will be
coming to Mott Haven, Melrose, Port Morris, Highbridge,
Claremont, Morrisania, Longwood, Concourse and Mount Eden
within the next five years. See BronxTimes