Organization: NY Cares 

Location: East River Promenade, New York, NY 10019 

RSVP Deadline: March 24, 2015 

TASK: Volunteer will garden, plant, mulch, paint and more on the 57 waterfront acres of this dynamic and scenic Lower East Side green space.

BACKGROUND: Stretching from Montgomery Street to 12th Street along the East River, East River Park is 57 acres of waterfront filled with an amphitheater, bike paths, playgrounds, sports fields and courts, gardens, children's water play areas, and walking paths. The park is consistently undergoing renovations including improvements to the aging seawall and reconstruction of the fire house.