CRY America Volunteer Network

Child Rights Advocacy and Volunteer site

New York


Reports released reveal that:

  • 46% of children in India1 are underweight, 38% stunted and 19% wasted.
  • 53% children in India2 reported having faced one or more forms of sexual abuse.
  • 17 million child laborers3 in India 
  • 180 out of 581 districts in India have seen primary school enrolments fall4 
  • 88,000 schools (nearly 8%) in India5 still do not have a blackboard in their classes 

Since its existence, CRY America has irreversily changed the lives of over 280,000 children living across 1,762 rural, triabl and urban communities of India through 47 projects. Also funded for key projects in US like Voices for Americas Children, Children Welfare League of America and Children Rights Inc.

To learn more about our projects click here

1 – National Family Health Survey, 2007 ; 2- Ministry of Women and Child Development, 2007; 3- Government of India Census, 2001; 4- DISE, compiled by NUEPA ; 5- 2007 Survey by HRD Ministry, UNICEF and NEUPA

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   How can I help

We also believe in the power of collective action. Experience has shown us that when ordinary people -

people like you and me – join hands, there is no problem we can’t overcome, no task that is too difficult.

Working together we can achieve what mighty governments cannot.  


You can help enable irreversible change in the lives of underprivileged children and ensure they enjoy their right to a happy and healthy childhood by joining CRY NY.

Volunteer: We are 100% Volunteer driven, register here  to enable your journey with us

Partner/Sponsor/Donors: We invite you to donate or sponsor or partner with us on our fund raising initiatives in the New York Metro area. To contact us click here

Attend our events: Join us on facebook. To learn about our upcoming events click here

CRY America is a 501(c)(3) registered organization, and all donations to CRY America are tax-deductible.   

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Upcoming Events 

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CRY New York Holiday Lunch
Saturday 21st December, 2013
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: MINT Manhattan
150 E. 50th Street, New York, NY 10022 (Between Lex & 3rd Ave)
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crywalk_20132013 Past Events




Event: CRY India Day Parade
Date:  August2013
Location: Madison Avenue
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Date:  June2013
Location: Cunnigham Park,Queens
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Event: CRY Dinner
Date:  May 2013
Location: Taj Pierre
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  2012 Events

Event: CRY Walk
Date:  September 16th,2012,
Location: New York City

Event: CRY India day Parade

Date:  August 17th,2012














Location: New York City
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Date:  June2012
Location: Cunnigham Park,Queens
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Event: Mixer
Date:  April 7th,2012

Location: Slate restaurant, New York

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2011 Events
Event: CRY Walk
Date:  September 17, 2011

Location: Riverside Park, New York

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Event: CRY India Day Parade
Date: August 21, 2011

Location: Madison Avenue (38th street to 28th street)

Event: CRYket - Cricket for CRY
Date: July 30th, 2011

Location: Cunningham Park, Queens, NY


Event: Dinner with Sharmila Tagore and Soha ali Khan
Date:  March 15,2011

Location: Taj, The Pierre, 2 East 61st, New York.

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  2010 Events


Event: Mixer

Date:  February 25,2011

Location: Slate restaurant, New York

Impact:  Funds raised will provide Healthcare for two entire villages and Educate Students in two classes for one Full Year.


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Event:        CRY Walk

Date:          September 18th, 2010

Location:   Riverside Park,NY

Pictures:                                                                                                         Sponsor:   Aetna

Partners:  Moneygram, Lotus Exim International, Infosys, Women in Business – Baruch college, Fusion Menus


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Event:         CRYket

Date:           August 28th, 2010

Location:   Cunnigham Park,NY

Sponsors:    WCC, Birlasoft

Event:        Children’s fair

Date:            July 10th, 2010

Location: Riverside Park,NY

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Event:       CRY NY Holi

Date:          March 7th, 2010

Location: Whiteplains,NY


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2009 Events


Event:        CRY Jamming

Date:         May 8th, 2009

Location:  SLATE restaurant, New York

Sponsor:   Spotlight

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Event:        Bike Campaign

Date:         April 30th, 2009

Location:     5 Boroughs of New York

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Event:         Live Music by Rhen

Date:            February 27th, 2009

Location:   SLATE restaurant, NY


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Contact Information
Action Centre Lead: Malvika Gupta
Phone:  914-302-7042
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