Big Apple Greeter is a nonprofit organization that matches visitors with knowledgeable, friendly New Yorkers who are happy to share the city they love with visitors from around the world.
More than 300 volunteers share with visitors the lesser-known sights, great little shops and local restaurants that give each neighborhood its special color and flavor. We even show them how to navigate the transit system so they can venture off the beaten track on their own.
For 25 years, we have welcomed more than 150,000 visitors free-of-charge from all 50 states and over 100 countries, with visits conducted in some 20 languages. Big Apple Greeter builds bridges between people and cultures, and promotes cross-cultural understanding.
Your support will help us engage more volunteers, introduce more visitors to “real New Yorkers” and keep Big Apple Greeter going strong for another 25 years!
How Can You Help?
We're really excited to be part of the Newman's Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge. It's a friendly fundraising campaign in which nonprofit organizations compete to raise the most money with the top teams winning prizes of cash and services.
Please consider joining our team as a fundraiser. By setting up a campaign for Big Apple Greeter and reaching out to your network of supporters, you can help us make an even bigger impact and get us closer to that grand prize.
It takes less than five minutes to set up a fundraiser. All you have to do is click at the top of the page 'Join the Team & Create Your Own Fundraiser.'
Remember: every donation makes a difference, no matter how big or small.
Thank you for all your support!
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