News and Events
COVE Has Merch!
We hope you’ve been keeping cool this summer! If you’re going to beat the heat, do it in COVE’s new limited edition merch! We’d like to introduce our Summer with COVE Line created by our Communications Co-Lead Claire Hsiao. Our first batch includes cotton totebags for $20.99, adult t-shirts for $24.99, and kids t-shirts for $21.99. With their comfy fabric and bright colors they’re bound to become part of your go-to summer outfit. All proceeds will go towards operational costs associated with COVE programming. This will ensure that we can help even more NYC families as our organization grows!
Wondering what else COVE has planned? If we reach our goal, you’re in for a back to school surprise!
We raised a total of $945 from our Silent Auction Fundraiser!
A huge thank you to all the businesses who made our auction possible! More information can be found about each business here. Please continue to support these small businesses!
We passed our goal and raised $1360 through our Self Care Fundraiser!
We are ecstatic to announce that the Community of Volunteer Educators (COVE) has officially begun our partnership with Commonpoint Queens!
Together, we have created a pilot program that will serve up to 64 students, with the possibility of expansion in the spring of 2021. Designed for 1st and 2nd grade students, this program offers instruction in the subjects of reading, math, science and social studies. The program will be led by seven COVE tutors who are current students at Barnard, UPenn, UT Austin, Binghamton, St. Johns, and Columbia. The program will take place from November 9-December 17 on Mondays through Thursdays at 3-5 PM.
Through this educational program, we hope to further the mission of Commonpoint Queens: to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of their community regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender, sexual identity or sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community.
If there are any questions, please feel free to contact us or Commonpoint Queens:
Amy Gaffney, Director of Volunteer Services firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren Guillen, Program Director email@example.com
If you are interested in forming a partnership with COVE, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to read more about what COVE has been up to the past months, check out our newsletters below!
We had our first ever fundraising drive the week of 9/8 - 9/11! We raised more than DOUBLE our initial goal of $1,000!
Thank you to all who participated and generously donated to us. It’s surreal to see how far we’ve come as a community, and we’re incredibly grateful for everyone’s support.
The donations will help expand our online platforms, upgrade virtual classrooms, and fund educational resources for the next year and improve programs for our COVE families.