Conscientious Cook: Volunteering on Christmas

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Eleanor did it… serving a meal to someone in need is a great way to spend the holiday. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to meet other conscientious cooks like yourself. Here are some options for volunteering to serve meals to fellow New Yorker during the Christmas Holiday. If you have a tip for a volunteer opportunity, let us know, even if it’s not in NYC!

• Serve meals on Christmas Eve at the University Soup Kitchen, Church of the Nativity (44 2nd Avenue)

• Deliver meals to homebound New Yorkers through Citymeals-on-Wheels and Visiting Neighbors.
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• Delivery meals to home-bound seniors or serve lunch at the Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center (415 East 93rd Street)
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• Serve meals to seniors at the Ozone Park Senior Center (103-02 101st Avenue, Ozone Park), through Catholic Charities, Diocese of Brooklyn & Queens
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• Serve a holiday meal at the Antonio Oliveri Center for Women (257 West 30th Street)
For more info: call 212.947.3211, ask for Beverly

• Serve a holiday dinner at the Community Kitchen of West Harlem (252 West 116th Street)
For more info: 212.894.8094 ext 8213, ask for Hiram Bonner

• Serve a holiday meal at the Salvation Army’s East Harlem Community Center (175 East 125th Street @ 3rd Avenue)
For more info: 212.860.3200, ask for Envoy Earl Foster