Become a BRC Champion

Offering a Hand Up to NYC's Homeless Champions is a community of individuals who are dedicated to supporting BRC’s mission and the nearly 10,000 New Yorkers the organization serves through vital programs and services. Champions plan or participate in various volunteering and fundraising activities benefiting the organization.

Examples of How you can be a BRC Champion:

  • Participating in a BRC signature of partner event, like our annual benefit or walkathon, or a third party event where BRC is a charity partner
  • Host or participate in a unique fundraiser of your own, like a bake sale, online birthday fundraiser 
  • Create “in lieu of gift” options for guests of your major personal events like weddings or rite of passage ceremonies. 
  • Join BRC groups like our Horizons Society, or our BRC Champions Leadership Council

DIY Fundraising

Transform your talents and interests into a unique opportunity to raise funds and support BRC’s mission to help reclaim lives lost.  Whether it’s a party-for-a-purpose, bake sale, or incorporating fundraising in birthday or wedding celebrations, the options are endless! Create a fundraiser.

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Take steps to break the cycle of homelessness at a BRC signature or partner endurance event.  Events include walkathons, large-scale marathons and indoor cycling events.  You can also create your own endurance fundraising event to support BRC. 

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Leadership Council & Horizons Society

Join one of our diverse groups dedicated to supporting and enhancing public awareness of BRC’s work.  

  • The BRC Champions Leadership Council are a group of diverse young professionals who support BRC’s mission through monthly round table discussions, quarterly community service group projects, and fundraising efforts. Join the Leadership Council.
  • The BRC’s Horizons Society helps BRC clients in our Horizons Workforce Development Program by supporting Horizons scholarships and providing opportunities for clients to practice interviewing skills and resume writing.

Have questions?  Contact Miguel Guadalupe, Director of Donor Relations, at 212-803-5739 or

From the Desk of Muzzy

Rather than create wealth for private developers, could we use the same shelter contract to create housing for low-income people?

Muzzy Rosenblatt,
CEO & President