826NYC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around our belief that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.
A Quick Loan
My Neighborhood Looks Like a Jungle!
November 21, 2016
The Crazy Pasta
September 27, 2016
June 8, 2016 in Bright Blue Sky and Gray Silence
If I Could Do Anything
The Museum Monsters
Science Fiction and Food Justice from 826NYC
Time Travel is Nerve Wracking and Food Defenders, two new books from two programs....
Super Kids, Serious Authors 2017
May 17th, 2017
Join us in a celebration of 826NYC featuring readings of student work by authors and actors on May 17th at McNally Jackson Books!...
Meet Our May Volunteer of the Month: Bob Makela
May 2, 2017
It's hard to believe that Bob Makela has only been volunteering with 826NYC since last Fall. As a volunteer in the Williamsburg After-School Tuto...
We’re hiring! 826NYC seeks Development Coordinator
April 26, 2017
826NYC seeks a motivated individual to join our team as Development Coordinator. ...
Meet our April Volunteer of the Month: Kate Brennan
April 4, 2017
In her several months as an 826NYC volunteer, Kate has led classes of students in collaborative brainstorming during field trips, helping to create do...
Meet our March Volunteer of the Month: Dorothy Desmond
March 2, 2017
Since joining our volunteer corps over two years ago, Dorothy has become an essential part of 826NYC After-School Tutoring in Park Slope. Read more ab...
Meet Our January Volunteer of the Month: Nancy Binns
January 4, 2017
Nancy has been one of the first volunteers working at our Writers' Room in East Harlem: a full-time, in-school program that began in September 20...
Many Thanks to the New Members of the 20 Volunteer Hours Club!
Meet Jenny: Our December Volunteer of the Month
December 1, 2016
Jenny is a true superstar volunteer. In addition to tutoring in Williamsburg once a week, she also supports our Novel Writers workshop and regularly v...
Meet Our November Volunteer of the Month: Kyra Sturgill
November 1st, 2016
You likely already know Kyra as an all-star volunteer intern turned Volunteer Associate Americorps VISTA for 826NYC. Now meet Kyra as a super voluntee...
Michael Fanta goes to farms to hurt animals. He hurts them by injecting harmful hormones into them. When people eat the meat from the animals they can get sick.
Thunder God was hanging out in his pool one day. He was throwing a party for his students that he trained in fighting off evil pow ...
Written by Elvis E. (East Harlem Writers' Room)Read More