T.E.A.M. LOFT is one of The LOFT's volunteering groups that goes out to the community and volunteers at a special event every month.



Upcoming T.E.A.M. LOFT Activities: T.E.A.M. LOFT is volunteering at St. Bartholomew's Church, 82 Prospect Street, White Plains, NY 10606 on September 30th @ 11:00am! Are you interested in giving back to your local community?  Join T.E.A.M. LOFT (Together Everyone Accomplishes More) as they serve lunch at St. Bart's soup kitchen!

What to Bring: Your time, a good attitude, and also we would need ingredients for the dishes we will be making together. If you can't come, still feel free to donate ingredients!

All ingredients need to be donated by Thursday, September 27th.

RSVP to teamloft@loftgaycenter.org or (914) 948-2932 x14 if you are coming and/or donating an item.

Ingredients we need:

For the salad:

  • Lettuce
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers
  • Peppers
  • Tomatos
  • Croutons
  • Shredded cheese
  • Balsamic dressing

For vegetable chili:

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 carrots
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 (15.5-oz) can pinto beans
  • 1 (15.5-oz) can black beans
  • 1 (28-oz.) can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 3 c. vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tbsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • Tortilla chips

For fruit salad

Fruit such as melons, bananas, berries, and more

For dessert:

We welcome anyone offering to bring any deserts such as brownies, cupcakes, etc.

We hope to see you there!

 T.E.A.M. LOFT is always interested in hearing from you! If you have ideas for any single-day volunteer opportunities please contact us at teamloft@loftgaycenter.org

Previous T.E.A.M. LOFT Activities: 

July 2018: Volunteered at the Mamaroneck Mobile Food Pantry with Open Door Medical Center

June 2018: Volunteered to help service lunch at St. Bartholomew's Church.

May 2018: Volunteered to help provide garden maintenance at the Westchester Juvenile Detention Center; sponsored by Feeding Westchester.

April 2018: Tabled and marched at the Westchester Social Forum. 

March 2018: Volunteered at The LOFT's SpringFest - An annual appreciation event for LOFT Volunteers.

February 2018: Helped set-up, break-down and manage HOPE Center's Valentine's Day Party

January 2018: Sorted winter clothing with Pride Lions for the thrift shop and local charities.

December 2017: Collection of donations for Hope's Door. Also volunteered at St. Bart's Soup Kitchen. 

November 2017: In honor of Veteran's Day (November 11th), collection of clothing, shoes & accessories, as well as miscellaneous home items were donated to a local Veteran's organization.

October 2017:  Formed a team to walk in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Manhattanville College 

September 2017: Volunteered at St. Bart's Soup Kitchen.

July 2017: Collection of donations for Open Door Family Medical Centers’ Baby Box initiative.

June 2017: Volunteered at LOFT Pride event on June 3rd. 

April 2017: T.E.A.M. LOFT formed a team to walk in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness              Community Walk at Westchester Community College on Saturday, April 29th.

March 2017: Collection of donated menstrual hygiene products for Samaritan House Women's Shelter in White Plains, NY.