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Volunteers Celebrate the Holidays with BRC

Nearly 150 volunteers decorated and celebrated the holidays at BRC programs

It was a wonderful holiday season here at BRC! Nearly 150 dedicated volunteers assisted with Thanksgiving and holiday decorating, meal prep, dinner service, post-celebration clean-up and celebrating the holidays with BRC clients throughout 20 programs. 

Some highlights include a combined group activity between NYU Athletics and the BRC Leadership Council decorating public areas at both Reaching New Heights Residence and The Apartments at Landing Road; a volunteer toy drive to benefit all the children at Liberty Homes; and an annual holiday party at Liberty Homes, courtesy of long-time partner My Sisters' Keeper. 

Check out photos from some of the fun holiday decorating and celebration events below:

Volunteers at 25th Street for Thanksgiving 2018
Volunteers at BRC's 25th Street location decorating and prepping for the Jack Ryan and Reception Center Thanksgiving celebration
25th Street Thanksgiving 2018 - Centerpieces
Thanksgiving centerpieces were created by BRC clients participating in the Art Therapy program
Hand Up Safe Haven
Volunteers at Hand Up Safe Haven take a break and a photo before the holiday celebration begins!
My Sisters' Keeper - Liberty Homes
Members of My Sisters' Keeper celebrate the holidays with the tenants at BRC's Liberty Homes
My Sisters' Keeper - Holiday
The celebration at Liberty Homes included catered food, live music courtesy of My Sisters' Keeper and presents courtesy of BRC volunteers
Holiday 2018 - Landing Road
Volunteers from NYU Athletics and BRC Leadership Council members came together to decorate Reaching New Heights Residence and The Apartments at Landing Road

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