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Help Grow a Community of Hope.

For over 100 years Goddard Riverside Community Center has provided life-changing, and lifesaving, programs and services to children, adults, and families on New York City’s Upper West Side. Our work is possible thanks to individuals, companies, and organizations who believe in and support our mission.

Your gift helps Goddard Riverside give New York’s residents in need the chance they deserve to live better lives.

Make a One-Time Gift 

GRCC studentsProvide an immediate and secure gift that helps Goddard Riverside provide services, from day care to elder care for our neighbors.

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Donate through PayPal

Donate by Mail or Telephone

Letterbox stock imagePrefer to send a check or money order? Please use our mail-in donation form (download PDF or Word) and send your donation to

Goddard Riverside Community Center
Attn: Development Department
593 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10024

Please make checks out to Goddard Riverside Community Center.

By telephone: Please call our Development Department at 212.873.4448.

Give Monthly

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A monthly gift gives vulnerable children, adults, and families the chance they need to find practical support, every day of the year.

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Honor or Remember a Loved One

Gift bow stock imagePay tribute to the people who have made a great difference in your life, by donating to Goddard Riverside in their honor or memory.

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Make a Matching Gift

Stock image two heartsIf your company has a matching gift program, you can double or even triple the value of your donation. Contact your Human Resources representative to find out how you and your company can contribute to Goddard Riverside.

Planned Giving

Stock image - older adult femaleHow can you make a positive impact on your community for years to come? Through planned giving, you can support Goddard Riverside and ensure that we continue to provide our neighbors with the critical tools they need to improve their lives and their communities.

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Give Stocks

Stocks stock imageGoddard Riverside gladly accepts gifts of securities. When you give long-term appreciated securities, you may pay no capital gains tax on the transfer and be entitled to an income tax charitable deduction based on the full current market value of the stock. Your tax advisor can give you specific information. 

Provide In-Kind Goods

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or select items from our Amazon Wish List

Give Confidently

We use 88 cents of every dollar you give to support individuals and families through our programs and services.

See 10 Ways Your Gift Helps at Goddard Riverside

Our Ratings

Goddard Riverside is committed to transparency about our work and finances. Our commitment has earned us high ratings from well-respected charity watchdogs Charity Navigator, GuideStar, and the Better Business Bureau.

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Goddard Riverside Community Center is a nonprofit settlement house in New York City, building communities and changing lives since 1887.