While we're shopping and prepping for a wonderful Holiday Season, let's all remember to help organizations throughout the Holiday Season who are working tirelessly to help those who in need this holiday.

If you can give back this holiday season, whether you are volunteering or donating gently used clothing items or non-persishable foods, let's take care of our fellow neighbors within the Tri-State Area. 

See a few of the organizations that we are highlighting this season. 

1.  New York Cares - A Volunteer management organization, running volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits, city agencies and public schools. Today's volunteers share our founders' vision that we all have a role to play in making our city a better place.

Visit NewYorkCares.org now to see how you can volunteer or donate today.

2.  The Floating Hospital - The Floating Hospital provides vulnerable New York City Residents with quality healthcare.  They focus on Charity Care for the homeless, they also partner with various organizations to provide healthcare services for medically underserved residents.

Visit: TheFloatingHospital.org  to see what else they do to help New Yorkers in the Community

3: Jericho Project - With the homeless population at a record high and poverty impacting a growing number of New York City residents, Jericho Project provides housing, employment and other critical programming to an average of 1,500 adults and children annually in five service areas:

Visit: JerichoProject.org to see how you can help

4.  Community Food Bank of New Jersey - Their mission is to fight hunger and poverty in New Jersey by assisting those in need and seeking long-term solutions.  They engage, educate, and empower all sectors of society in the battle. With the goal to fill the emptiness caused by hunger with FOOD, HELP, and HOPE.

Visit: CFBNJ.org to see how you can help

5.  Food Bank For New York City - Food Bank procures and distributes food to a network of more than 1,000 community-based member programs citywide, helping to provide 400,000 free meals a day for New Yorkers in need.

Food Bank For New York City recognizes 30 years as the city's major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs. As one of the country's largest food banks, our mission is to end hunger in New York City by organizing food, information and support for community survival and dignity.

As an independent, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, Food Bank meets the Better Business Bureau's charity standards. Food Bank is a certified member of both Feeding America and the Food Bank Association of New York State.

Visit: FoodBankNYC.org