Volunteer with RiseBoro: Meals on Wheels

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by RiseBoro.

Volunteer Flyer showing volunteer at vanGive back this holiday season by volunteering with RiseBoro Community Partnership's Meals on Wheels Program! RiseBoro packages and delivers over 1,300 meals per day, and we need volunteers to help with meal packaging as we enter into the busy winter months.

WHEN: Weekdays, Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM-3:30 PM

Saturdays, 9:30 AM- 2:00 PM

*Volunteers may also sign up to deliver meals on Christmas Day.

WHERE: Borinquen Plaza Senior Center at 80 Seigel Street between Graham Ave and Manhattan Ave Please know we can only accept volunteers ages 12 and up.

To sign up, contact:

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Brownsville Holiday Toy Drive

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by RiseBoro.

Event Flyer showing toysBring the kids to RiseBoro's Brownsville Homebase office to pick out presents and enjoy refreshments.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 19th, 3:00 PM-7:00PM

WHERE: Brownsville Homebase, 145 E 98th Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11212

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RiseBoro Farmers Markets: Saturdays and Sundays

Posted on Nov 25, 2018 by RiseBoro.

FlyerJoin RiseBoro every Saturday & Sunday to enjoy fresh produce local products and experiences that celebrate Bushwick's multicultural heritage and trendy character

We speak English and Spanish, accept cash and credit at all our markets, and encourage the use of SNAP, WIC and other nutrition benefits ready at our Saturday and Sunday markets.

Cash, credit, SNAP and WIC accepted ∙ FREE culinary & nutrition demonstrations ∙ Youth Arts Workshops by ArtsXRhymes

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Free Asthma Home Assessments

Posted on Nov 25, 2018 by RiseBoro.

Event FlyerOur recent partnership with NYU Langone Brooklyn PPS to provide FREE Asthma Home Assessment(s) is one of our several initiatives to building a thriving healthy community.

If you have been diagnosed with Asthma and are enrolled in Medicaid, you qualify for this program. Children and families are welcome to apply. While supplies last, you will be given a free air purifier and a free spacer.

For more information see the flyers in English and Spanish.

Email or call (718) 416-4592 for more information.

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Past Event: Join RiseBoro at the 83rd PCT Community Council’s Annual Christmas Party

Posted on Nov 24, 2018 by RiseBoro.

Event FlyerYou're invited to the 83rd PCT Community Council's Annual Christmas Party. This year, RiseBoro's Community Engagement Manager Brigette Blood is being honored for her service to the community.

WHEN: Friday, November 30, 7:00 pm-11:00 pm

WHERE: 218 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

For more information, contact Barbara Smith,

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Past Event: Housing Rights Are Under Attack! Join us November 29th for a North Brooklyn Town Hall

Posted on Nov 24, 2018 by RiseBoro.

Town Hall FlyerIn 2019, we can invest in ending homelessness & win the strongest renters' rights in New York's history. But, we have to come together to make it happen. Join RiseBoro & North Brooklyn Rent Justice Coalition on Thursday, 11/29.

WHERE: RiseBoro Youth Center: 1474 Gates Ave (Btwn. Irving and Knickerbocker), M or L to Myrtle-Wyckoff.

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