Congratulations to Executive Vice Chairman Mitchell Netburn for his Community Service Award from Mental Health News Education! The annual awards ceremony this week was a celebration of leaders for their commitment to improving the lives of countless individuals in the mental health, substance use disorder, and autism communities. Photo credit: Mental Health News Education
Two students from our Culinary Arts Training Program graciously shared what they've learned and their goals for the future with Council Members at City Hall. Thanks to all the Council Members we connected with for taking the time to engage with our amazing students!
Thanks to the fantastic volunteers from @capitalone who helped out in our Third Street kitchen last week! #welovevolunteers #volunteering
Tune in to @pix11news tonight at 10 PM to see Mr. G's visit to our Culinary Arts Training Program! Students shared the valuable kitchen skills they are gaining through the program. CATP currently trains 150 students each year, and 85% of graduates have been placed successfully in culinary jobs throughout New York City, including at @delposto, where Mr. G visited a few of our working grads.
Did you know our Next Step program provides individualized education and employment services to adults with histories of homelessness, serious mental illness, substance use disorder, and involvement with the criminal justice system. Since 2000, we have helped nearly 5,000 New Yorkers find and retain employment, achieve economic security, lead more fulfilling lives, and positively contribute to their communities.
Thanks to the volunteers from @capitalone who joined us last week at our Third Street kitchen to help with food prep last week. Your extra hands were much appreciated!
Congratulations to our amazing Board Chair, Claudia Rosen, and Vice Chair, Geoff Proulx, on completing the #nychalfmarathon on Sunday! They are the first Board leadership team to run the Half to raise funds and awareness for Project Renewal. Thank you for your dedication!
Mr. Bailey, a Ghanaian immigrant, faced tough obstacles in his quest for employment: disability, homelessness, and a history of incarceration. So, how was he able to secure a full-time job at the Metropolitan Transit Authority and reclaim hope for the future? Check out the link in our bio to learn how our Next Step jobs program helped him.
Congratulations to the latest cohort of Next Step Interns on their graduation yesterday! Our Next Step Internship Program (NSIP) provides on-the-job training for unemployed men and women interested in homeless services work.
Thanks to our junior board for hosting another successful Ride for Renewal last night! Participants worked up a sweat while raising funds for our health, homes, and jobs programs. Nice work!