Martin Luther King Weekend 2018- a weekend of service
What an incredible weekend of service! Over MLK Weekend; we participated in the Resolution Run to end hunger-raising $12,500 for Nyack Center and 9 other community groups, we hosted Volunteer NY on their Day of Service and ran a Birthday Box Making Project, we also hosted teachers from teachers of Northern Highlands Regional School District who spent a Day of Service organizing our library, hundreds of books, arts and crafts closets and attic! Thank you to Nicole Hines, Dolly Tassy , Christine Gritman, Jane Smith, Glenn Meyerson, Lori Zawel, Wesley Carrington, Jill Lobo, Dave Prouty, James Norfleet, Hunger Coalition Dream Team of Annie Hekker Weiss, Ken Sharp, Owen Thompson, Diane Serratorre and Kim Cross and all the generous volunteers for your part in this amazing weekend! A beloved community indeed!
VOLUNTEERING @ Nyack Center
Over 70 community members (adults and young people) volunteer at Nyack Center each year. Volunteers do special projects, cleanup days, tutor and do office work. Students from Nyack College, Dominican College and St. Thomas Aquinas, volunteer and intern at Nyack Center each semester. Jawanio and Rockland BOCES students volunteer at Nyack Center each week as part of their work/study programs. To volunteer call (845) 358-2600 and sign up today!
Nyack Rotary at Nyack Center
Nyack Rotary sponsors Family Reading Nights, reads to children, donates books to each child in our programs.
Nyack College at Nyack Center
Nyack College students volunteer in Breakfast Club, After School Program and pictured here perform improv for children in program.
Nyack College, Dominican College, SUNY Rockland, St. Thomas Aquinas College and Orange and Rockland at Nyack Center
Local colleges and Orange and Rockland come together each February to sponsor scholarships a for winners of a Martin Luther King Oratory Contest as part of Nyack Center's annual Black History Celebration.