Donate & Volunteer
You can make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in the Harlem community by making a financial donation or volunteering time or resources to the Emma L. Bowen Center.
We accept tax deductible donations via check or though the secure link below. Please see the following information regarding various ways to support our program. You may also inquire about these options by emailing [email protected] or calling 212-694-9200.
Ways to Give
The Emma L. Bowen Center survives and thrives with the help of the generous individuals and organizations that graciously support our mission each year. Your donations make it possible for us to continue to provide essential community mental health services, a Therapeutic Preschool, chemical dependency recovery programs, food assistance and other supportive services for families and individuals of all ages in a caring environment. We are so grateful for your generosity. Click here to Donate through our secure site.
The Emma L. Bowen Community Services Center welcomes the generous volunteering of time, talents and energy to help those in our community. Volunteer opportunities include assisting at our Food Pantry, providing support for our administrative team, sponsoring and staffing events to benefit the Center and its clients, acting as a mentor or speaking at our work-readiness programs, volunteering expertise such as IT consultation, and joining our Stakeholders Action Team. Click here to Volunteer.
Corporate & Foundation Support
Many of our most innovative programs have been started with the help of visionary support by partners in the corporate and foundation community. These grants also allow us to enhance our core services, evaluate the effectiveness of our work and expand our outreach. If you would like to know more about how your company or foundation can become a partner, contact Ida Morris in the Executive Office at [email protected] or 212-694-9200, ext. 426.
You can double or even triple the impact of your donation through a Matching Gift Program. If your company offers this option, management will be able to provide a matching funds form that you can complete and mail, along with your donation, to: Emma L. Bowen Community Services Center at 1727 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10031 to the attention of our executive director William Witherspoon. If you have any questions, please contact Ida Morris in the Executive Office at [email protected] or 212-694-9200, ext. 426.
Many employers offer a workplace giving program that allow employees to make regular contributions to the charity of their choice through automatic pre-tax payroll deductions. Please contact your Human Resources Department to find out if they participate in such a program. If you or your company would like to know more about providing this option, please contact Ida Morris in the Executive Office at [email protected] or 212-694-9200, ext. 426.
Gifts of Stock & Bequests
If you desire to donate appreciated securities or wish to contribute through a will or living trust as part of your thoughtful estate planning process, contact Ida Morris in the Executive Office at [email protected] or 212-694-9200, ext. 426. to discuss how best to include the Emma L. Bowen Community Services Center and the community we serve in your plans.