Volunteer requests filled

Thank you kindly for your interest in illustrating brown bags for our care packages. We are currently filled with our bag illustration requests and reached our maximum capacity of storage space. Date TBD to accept decorated bags, we will update on Instagram when we are able to begin accepting bags again. Thank you!

Confirm your pick up appointment

If you'd like to volunteer, please end us an email at to confirm before getting started.

  • Let us know:

    • If you’re picking up or if you’re mailing (if picking up, let us know which Wednesday and what time to expect you)

    • The quantity (50, 100, or 150) of bags

    • And wait for our confirmation


Decorating the bags

Feel free to be creative! We only ask that you please include: 

  • Heart of Dinner

  • 愛心餐 (Heart of Dinner’s Chinese translation)

  • Partybus Bakeshop

  • NOTE: Some bags may require additional restaurant partners! We’ll let you know when you receive confirmation/pick up your bags.


To finish
Take pictures or a time lapse (under 15 seconds) of your creation and share it with us on Instagram. Tag us @heartofdinner – we love showing off your amazing creations.

If dropping off locally (NYC)

  • Email us and let us know when you’re dropping off, and if you’d like to pick up more bags. 

  • Drop off times are available Wednesdays between 12pm-2pm

  • Located at Essex Market (NYC)

  • To find us at Essex Market, enter on Broome Street between Essex St & Norfolk St. Take the elevator or stairs up to the mezzanine floor

If mailing in

Please mail bags to:

Yin Chang and Moonlynn Tsai

130 Lafayette Street #32

New York, NY 10013

For all other questions regarding brown bags or notes, please contact

A tremendous thank you for your generosity and your time. We deeply appreciate you, and can't wait to see what you'll create.

Heart of Dinner is fiscally sponsored through Edward Charles Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, tax ID 26-4245043.

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