Ways to Support

Take Action, Transform a Life

Thanks to you, we’ve helped thousands of families stay alive. Thanks to you, we will help thousands more. Homelessness, especially for families, has been on the rise in New York City. Now, more than ever, we rely on private funding and donations to meet operating costs left uncovered by government support. We can meet our challenges with the help of heroes who care about their neighbors’ well-being.


will buy a set of baby bottles for a young mother


will buy a pack of diapers for a baby in need


will buy toothbrushes and toothpaste for a family of four for a month


will buy 15 books for children who have no access to books or asthma medication and an inhaler for one month


will provide a child with a comprehensive dental check-up, cleaning, and fluoride treatment


will prepare a child for school enrollment with all required medical exams and immunizations


will pay for basic needs such as clothing, shoes, and school supplies for 10 families for one month


will pay for one week of van service, removing a major obstacle to healthcare

Volunteer + Intern

Share your time and talent through opportunities that can range from a single volunteering or internship experience to an ongoing relationship with The Floating Hospital.

If you would like to get involved, please contact Cynthia Davis, Director of Community Outreach, at cdavis@thefloatinghospital.org or 718-784-2240 x273.

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Our patients are helping other patients. That’s amazing… these are not wealthy people, just a regular family who wants to see that $40 a month go towards helping another family.

– Alicia Sells