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Experience Volunteering
for the 
Holy Cross Brooklyn Outreach Center

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FOOD TOWN

Grateful to Jennifer Gounis & David Rosario for securing a monthly donation from Bay Ridge Food Town. Thank you for positively impacting our community!

 

About Us

A Bit of Background

Mission

 

Holy Cross Brooklyn Outreach Center (HCBOC) is a nonprofit organization serving New York families and individuals in need.  Its goal is to provide holistic care that addresses physical, emotional and spiritual needs in order to improve economic and social well-being.

 

Who We Are

We are Pan-Orthodox Christians who help underserved New Yorkers in our community.

 

What We Currently Do

 

Midnight Run-We go into the city once a month delivering food--90,000 meals since 2008

Outreach on the Go-We deliver home made food and groceries--Elderly, disabled, and families living below the poverty line--BY THE WAY, if you know anybody, please send us recommendations.

 

What We Want To Accomplish

 

Short Term- We want to foster stronger ties within the orthodox community to make a positive impact.

Long Term- Now that we have opened a physical HCBOC center where all people in need can come to us, we want to expand our offerings to better serve each other. 

Our History

Since March of 2008, Greek Orthodox Christians across Brooklyn have been conducting monthly Midnight Runs to bring food, clothing and toiletries to homeless New Yorkers. These community efforts, under the spiritual leadership of Fr. Gerasimos Makris – the pastor of Holy Cross Church and a priest in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, inspired a group of Orthodox philanthropists to work towards a more comprehensive commitment to those in need.  Thus in 2013, HCBOC was established as a charitable organization open to all communities in order to promote philanthropy throughout the New York area.  

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What We Do

 We are here for you.

Outreach Center Address: 6022 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-2pm; closed Sundays

Making a Difference.

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Food and Clothes 
Donation Drop-Off and Distribution

Donations Help Us Meet People's Needs

Homeless and Elderly Delivery

One Person at a Time on the Street or at their Homes

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Since YEAR 2008, our success in helping the community has been made possible thanks to people just like you. With your generous contribution, no matter how great or small, we are able to truly make a difference. We are grateful for any help you can provide, and guarantee it will change lives for the better.