The holiday season is the time of year when seeing friends and family is hard to avoid. We also find ourselves with more vacation days during these winter months. However, even though thesetwo holiday realities suggestcheer and relaxation, they don’t always mean we’re taking the necessary time to slow down and appreciate what really matters.
Instead of just eating and drinking your way through the next six weeks, why not harness theholiday spirit andtake a pause to help your fellow New Yorkers in need? There are hundreds of opportunities to volunteer from now through the New Year, and the listwe’ve compiled below is a good place to start.