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Hello Fellow UWC Alumni of New York!

We are excited to announce a few upcoming events in October:
1. New board meeting member meeting (Sunday October 12th) - details below
2. NY Cares Day (Saturday October 18th, register by Oct 9th) - details below
3. October SSS (Saturday October 18th) - details to be announced later

We hope to see you at some of our future events!

1. UWC NYC New Board Member Meeting

Date & Time: Sunday October 12th, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Kevin Jackson's house at 325 4th St, Apt #2, Jersey City, NJ

We are looking for new board members for the UWC NYC team! If you are interested, please come to this new board member meeting. Email us back if you plan on attending so we know numbers and will probably plan dinner (potluck or takeout for the group). Also let us know if you are interested in joining the board but are unable to attend this meeting.

As a UWC NYC board member you can get involved in any of the areas: Community Building & Networking, Community Service, Recruitment & Outreach and Fundraising.  All that we ask of you is that you attend once monthly meetings and help us organize, execute and promote events/initiatives for UWC NYC. It's a great opportunity to be involved with furthering the UWC mission and help build the UWC NYC community!

2. Join the UWC NYC Team for NY Cares Day

Date & Time: Saturday October 18th, 9:30am - 2:00pm
Marble Hill School for International Studies, 99 Terrace View Avenue, Bronx, NY 10463
The location is approximately 30 mins from Grand Central via Metro North and approximately 40 mins from Times Square via subway. Closest Subway Stop is Marble Hill - 225th St

Rekindle your UWC spirit!  Join the UWC NY team and get ready to give New York City public schools a makeover on Saturday, October 18th. On New York Cares Day Fall, we’ll create murals, paint classrooms, plant school gardens, and engage students and families in service.  The work our team accomplishes on New York Cares Day Fall benefits students all across the city.

  1. To register:  Follow This Link to go to the team page of UWC NY
  2. Click on “Join Our Team”
  3. Register. Please note that the registration fee is $25 per person.  This donation helps defray the costs that go into this important day of service. During the registration process, you'll be asked to set an individual fundraising goal - this is completely optional (can be set at $0). The UWC NY team will set a team fundraising goal once sign-ups are complete.

Last day to sign up is October 9th

Be part of the annual effort to revitalize New York City's public schools on the 23rd Annual New York Cares Day Fall. Take part in New York City's largest hands-on volunteer day by joining more than 4,000 volunteers to create a brighter future for our city's public school students, kicking off the start of the school year and New York Cares year-round education projects. At this year's event, volunteers will create murals, paint classrooms, plant school gardens, conduct financial literacy seminars for parents and community members, running field days for students, and more, engaging school staff, students and families in service. By the end of the day on October 18th, 70 public schools in all five boroughs will be transformed and ready for a powerful year of learning.
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