Shop with Amazon to support RYC: One-time setup, then shop and Amazon gives 0.5% to RYC!

Android phone users:
Using the Amazon app, simply follow these instructions to pick RYC as your charity of choice for AmazonSmile. Then shop as usual. :)

iOS device and Windows/Mac computer users:
Step 1: Go to on a web browser (AmazonSmile is not available via the iOS Amazon app currently) and log in using your Amazon email and password as if you were at ( is still Amazon's shopping site, but specifically made to help non-profits). From there, select a charitable organization you would like to support.

Step 2: Select the Renaissance Youth Center.

Step 3: Shop through (bookmark it!), and Amazon Smile will remember the charity you selected and will always donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to that charity.

Contribute Your Time and Knowledge

We are always in need of volunteer help. Let us know if you can help with physical work (cleaning, moving, decorating, repairing) or office work (research, databases, making calls, sending emails).

Or Volunteer your time and knowledge by tutoring in one of our education programs. We welcome both high school students and adults to participate.

We also need those in professional fields who can help guide and inspire our youths by becoming positive role models. Additional staff support is critical in assuring quality services continue to be provided.

Volunteer Your Time   Teach & Mentor

View our Wishlist + Donate Items

View This Month's Wishlist

Each month brings more events, more youths and another donation Wishlist. You may have just what we need.

February 2023 Wishlist

Donate a Wishlist Item

Donate Musical Instruments

Used (or new) guitars, percussive instruments and pianos are needed for our growing number of young musicians. If you have musical instruments that are in good playing condition, we'd be happy to have them.

Donate Supplies

We are in need of any office, school or building supplies that you can offer. Please call the Center at (718) 450-3466 or contact us.