New York City distribution annoucement

We are happy to announce that we we will be bringing 2500 Citypaks to New York City in 2015.  Every weekend in February we will be distributing paks in different locations in New York City, Manhattan, Queens, The Bronx and Northern New Jersey though  partnerships with various organizations

The CITYPAK Project, working together with local partners Don’t Walk By ManhattanCoalition for the HomelessCovenant House, Holy Apostles Soup KitchenThe Relief BusHebrew Union College and New Life Pantry and Homeless Ministry, is distributing over 2500 custom-designed backpacks to New York area homeless in need throughout the month of February. Complete distribution details are included below

CITYPAK and Don’t Walk By will distribute 250 PAKs each Saturday in February, with additional distributions on three consecutive Fridays - February 13, 20 and 27 – with Covenant House, Holy Apostle Soup Kitchen, and New Life Community Development Corp, plus distributions via The Relief Bus on the second and third Wednesdays and Saturdays in February, and throughout the month of February at feeding sites serviced by the Coalition for the Homeless.  All distribution details are included below.

Saturday, February 7 6pm – 8pm – CITYPAK and Don’t Walk By servicing Downtown Manhattan Outreach (all streets below 23rd St.) via New York Chinese Alliance Church (162 Eldridge St, NY, NY 10002)

Wednesday, February 11 10am - 2pm Distribution at The Relief Bus servicing Bronx-Courtland Outreach (152nd Street and Courtlandt Ave. Bronx, NY 10455)

Friday, February 13 – Distribution throughout the day at New Life Pantry and Homeless Ministry (82-30 Queens Blvd. Elmhurst, Queens)

Saturday, February 14 10am-2pm – Distribution at The Relief Bus servicing Brook Ave Outreach (148th Street and Brook Ave. Bronx, NY 10455)

Saturday, February 14 6pm – 8pm – CITYPAK and Don’t Walk By servicing Eastside Manhattan Outreach (5th Ave. across to East River) via Fifth Ave Presbyterian Church (7 West 55th St. NY, NY 10019)

Wednesday, February 18 10am - 2pm Distribution at The Relief Bus servicing Bronx-Courtland Outreach (152nd Street and Courtlandt Ave. Bronx, NY 10455)

 Friday, February 20 11am  – Distribution at Covenant House (460 W 41st Street NY, NY 10036)

Saturday, February 14 10am-2pm – Distribution at The Relief Bus servicing Brook Ave Outreach (148th Street and Brook Ave. Bronx, NY 10455)

Saturday, February 21 6pm – 8pm – CITYPAK and Don’t Walk By servicing Westside Manhattan Outreach (between 23rd St. & 110th St. and Westside across to 5th Ave.) via Calvary Baptist Church (123 West 57th St. NY, NY 10019)

Friday, February 27 10:30am – 12:30pm – Distribution during lunch at Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen (296 9th Avenue New York, NY 10001)

Saturday, February 28 6pm – 8pm – CITYPAK and Don’t Walk By servicing Uptown Manhattan Outreach (everything above 110th St. through Inwood) via Bethel Gospel Assembly (2-26 East 120th St. New York, NY 10035)

***And throughout the month of February at two dozen feeding sites in Manhattan and the southern Bronx serviced by the Coalition for the Homeless. 

More details  coming soon.