28 days of volunteer
opportunities +
1 unforgettable night


An epic night of live music and dancing

On March 2nd, we’re mobilizing the next generation of poverty fighters to make a difference for New York City. Will you join them?

  • March 2 @ Hammerstein Ballroom
  • Musical performances by DJ D-Sol and Party Rock
  • Open bar, photo booth and more fun surprises
  • General admission at $120. Get your $50 discount by participating in day
100% of proceeds benefit Robin Hood’s work in fighting poverty in NYC


A 28-day volunteer fest leading up to night

This year, it’s more than just one night. In the 4 weeks leading up to March 2, we want you (yes, you!) to take a day to do good for New York City.

By participating in day, you'll earn a $50 discount off your ticket to night.*

How day works

  • Check out our list of volunteer opportunities.
  • Pick a cause near and dear to your heart.
  • Go out and do good!
  • Show us what you did (see volunteer info for instructions).
  • Receive a discount on your ticket to night.

Don’t have the time to volunteer?
Don’t worry — you can still do good for NYC by buying your ticket to night.

Volunteer opportunities

Community Partners

New York Common Pantry 🥖

Serve hot meals and help with pantry distribution at New York Common Pantry, a top player in alleviating hunger in New York City. Get this: In 2018, NYCP served nearly 2 million meals out of just their Manhattan location (on 109th Street).

Sign up on their website >> 

How to redeem your discount: When you sign up to volunteer, NYCP will send you a confirmation email — forward that email to us at nightandday@robinhood.org and you’re done!

Housing Works 🏠

Mari Kondo your apartment, then drop off gently used goods at any of Housing Works’ thrift shops around the city. When Housing Works sells an item of clothing for $75, they can provide three weeks’ worth of hot meals for a homeless HIV+ mother and her child.

Get the details on their website >> 

How to redeem your discount: Make sure to get a receipt from Housing Works when you drop off your stuff. Snap a pic of the receipt and send it to us at nightandday@robinhood.org.

Goddard Riverside Community Center 👫

Goddard Riverside, a New York institution dating back to 1888 (!!!), provides after-school programs, summer camps, mental health services, and homelessness outreach to low-income New Yorkers. Lend Goddard a hand by delivering meals to homebound older adults on the Upper West Side.

Learn more on their website >>

How to redeem your discount: When you sign up to volunteer, Goddard will send you a confirmation email — forward that email to us at nightandday@robinhood.org and you’re done!


Pizza & Program Officers on February 6 🍕

On February 6, swing by the Robin Hood offices to eat pizza with Robin Hood program officers Adena, Mac, and Sham (i.e. poverty-fighting experts). They’ll dive into a pressing question for New York City: what happens when a baby is born in a NYC homeless shelter?

RSVP for Pizza & Program Officers>>

How to redeem your discount: RSVP to the event, then attend!

Grace Institute Dress for Success on February 19 👚

Bought a blazer but never wear it? Put it to good use by donating it to Grace Institute’s womenswear clothing drive. They’re looking for professional women’s clothing that will go to the underemployed women enrolled in their workforce training programs. We’ll be collecting clothes at Robin Hood on February 19!

RSVP for Dress for Success >>

How to redeem your discount: Bring your gently used women’s workwear to Robin Hood on February 19.


Got questions? We have answers. Reach out to us via the form below!

About Robin Hood

Robin Hood fights poverty in New York City. Over the past 30 years, we’ve invested nearly three billion dollars in the most impactful programs across the city — schools, food pantries, homeless shelters, job training centers, health facilities, legal clinics, and more — to provide low-income New Yorkers with the tools they need to build better lives.