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Care You Can Count On

When you support VNSNY, you help deliver vital services that enrich the lives of our vulnerable neighbors who might not otherwise be able to afford the care they need. Your contributions are critical to ensure we can provide care to the New Yorkers who too often slip through the safety net.


VNSNY is committed to caring for New York City’s most vulnerable individuals and families, regardless of their ability to pay. Your gift can help us continue to provide life-saving care and life-changing programs to our neighbors who might otherwise go without care.

Explore ways to donate to VNSNY, including giving through your estate, or donor advised fund, or make your tax-deductible donation right now on our secure website.

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Why Give

As a not-for-profit agency, VNSNY relies on generous donations from people like you. Your tax-deductible gift provides hope and healing to patients and families in need of care with nowhere else to turn. You can help make sure that the familiar knock of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York will be heard at the door of any New York area family who needs us by making a gift today.

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Fundraising Events

VNSNY holds several fundraising events throughout the year to support vital community programs and to offer philanthropic organizations and individuals the opportunity to become more involved with our mission.

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Volunteers are an invaluable part of our mission. In 2019, 515 volunteers provided over 40,000 hours of service. When you become a VNSNY volunteer, you’ll receive training and support. We’ll work with you to match your availability, skills, and interests with program needs.

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Your Support Changes Lives

For 125 years, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York has been a beacon of hope for New Yorkers in their darkest moments. As a not-for-profit agency, we rely on donations to help us provide the care we're known for. When you make a gift to VNSNY, you join us in changing the lives of our underserved neighbors every day.

Inspiring Hope in New Mothers and Their Families

Nurse-Family Partnership RN Jenn has helped Jasmine navigate key health challenges during and after pregnancy, and keep her twins on track with developmental milestones. “Jenn has been with me every step of the way, guiding and supporting me and helping me get the best care for me and my babies,” says Jasmine.

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Inspiring Hope Through Charitable Care

The matriarch of a big family, Violet has spent her life caring for others. Her daughter Denise was distressed to see her mother wither under the strains of pandemic lockdowns and grow essentially immobile, and Denise was determined to get her mother help. That’s where VNSNY Charitable Care stepped in.

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Children and Family Services

VNSNY offers services for infants and children who require home care for short-term (acute) and long-lasting (chronic) conditions, as well as for medically fragile children, children who may have developmental issues or special needs, and for high-risk families.
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Experiencing the Psychological Benefits of Caregiving

Caregiving can be challenging, stressful, and exhausting. But studies show that it can also be emotionally rewarding. Here are suggestions to find the benefits.
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Making a Difference Together

VNSNY has a long tradition of community benefit and charitable care established by its founder, Lillian Wald, in 1893—and it continues to this day.

Call 1-212-609-1525 to learn more or get involved