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
December 23, 2016
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
February 24, 2016
Being a King and a Beast
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...
Personal Statement Weekend 2016
Mentoring over 120 students on their college application essays...
A Huge Thank You to our Twenty-Hour Volunteers!
Thank you to the volunteers who've already completed more than 20 hours of work with us!...
Meet our October Volunteer of the Month: Tatiana Felder!
October 1, 2016
Tatiana is an all-star store volunteer, ambassador of our programs, and now illustrator for our Storytelling and Bookmaking Field Trips publications! ...
826NYC’s Third Annual Personal Statement Weekend
826NYC is hosting its third annual Personal Statement Weekend to help 150 high school seniors complete their college essays. Learn how you can get inv...
A Quick Loan
“Mom, how are you feeling?” mumbled Troy.
“Not very great. I’ll need medication quickly,” Mom said softly as she lay on her hospital bed.
“How much will the medication cost?” Troy said curiously.
“One thousand dollars,” mumbled Mom.
“But we can’t get ...
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