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9/11 Day of Service Package Delivery

DOROT’s package delivery program brings hundreds of older adults and volunteers together to share warmth and companionship. Join us in Manhattan or Westchester for this special program in recognition of the National Day of Service and Remembrance.

DATES: SEPTEMBER 12 & 13

Manhattan: Online Registration is now closed but walk ins are welcome on Sunday from 1-4 PM and Monday from 10 AM - 12 noon at 171 West 85th Street. For more information, please contact volunteers@dorotusa.org.

Westchester: Online Registration for Westchester is now closed. For more information, please contact infowestchester@dorotusa.org.

Here's how it works:

1. Pick up a package of treats at DOROT on September 12 or 13

2. Deliver the package to an older adult

3. Connect with the older adult by phone for 20-30 minute friendly phone call

Here's what volunteers are saying about Package Delivery:

Thank you for giving me a way to make a small difference in someone’s life. I think I gained a lot personally. – Andrew E.

I wanted to do something helpful and it was a great and easy way to do that! also a great COVID safe volunteer activity. – Rachel M.

Mrs. B. was so sweet, we had a great chat about New York and how much she loves it here, and she was very excited about the things she got in her package. -Paige C.

Dates: September 12 & 13

Ages:

Manhattan: Adults ages 15+ and families with children 10-17

Westchester: Adults ages 18+ 

Time Commitment: 1-time commitment of about 90 minutes

Requirements: a valid, US government issued photo ID for participants ages 18+

Next Steps:

Manhattan: Online Registration is now closed but walk ins are welcome on Sunday from 1-4 PM and Monday from 10 AM - 12 noon at 171 West 85th Street. For more information, please contact volunteers@dorotusa.org.

Westchester: Online Registration for Westchester is now closed. For more information, please contact infowestchester@dorotusa.org.

 

DOROT’s September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance Program is supported by the Corporation for National & Community Service under Grant No. 133264005. This program is available to all, without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, marital or parental status, genetic information and military service.

DOROT’s Rosh Hashanah Package Delivery was generously endowed by Mrs. Bella Wexner to honor her parents Lena and Harry Cabakoff. We are also grateful to the estate of Sanford H. Goldstein for its support of DOROT's Package Delivery programs.