Ending the Year With Our Wonderful Volunteers

A volunteer from JP Morgan works on a gingerbread house with a student in the Settlement’s after-school programs.  December at Henry Street was jam-packed with holiday events, thanks to the wonderful groups of volunteers and friends who donated time and resources to the Settlement’s programs. In that one month alone, there were two-dozen volunteer events,… Read More »

A Festive Fir Tree Fête

Seniors from the Henry Street Senior Center had a rollicking start to the holiday season with the annual party hosted by Fir Tree Partners, a New York based private investment firm and continued generous supporter of the Settlement. The partygoing seniors were treated to a delicious three-course dinner and specialty seasonal “mocktails.” The evening included… Read More »

Read Now: David Garza on Youth Opportunity Hubs

What are some of the challenges that today’s youth face? Read what David Garza, Henry Street’s Executive Director, said in an insightful interview just published by the CUNY Institute for State & Local Governance’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative. Earlier this year, Henry Street Settlement received funding from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. to create… Read More »

Thanksgiving 2017 at Henry Street

Seniors at Henry Street’s Senior Center were treated to a full turkey dinner, prepared by the Center’s Head Chef David Stanford. Carving and serving were several special holiday volunteers, including Henry Street Settlement Board of Directors members Bob Mancuso, Sue-Ann Santos Hoahng, Ilicia Silverman and Jeffrey H. Tucker, all joined by their own friends and… Read More »

Help Spread Holiday Cheer

Brighten the season for Henry Street families! You can play Santa to some of the thousands of children at Henry Street, including those living in our homeless shelters and attending our education programs. We have created a gift registry on Amazon to make it easier for our generous gift givers. Shipping information will be included on each present, so no… Read More »

Watch Video: Youth Opportunity Hubs OPEN!

The Youth Opportunity Hubs are open for service!  Check out Henry Street Settlement’s Cody Lallier, director of our LES Youth Opportunity Hub, in a video on Facebook. Watch now! Earlier this year, Henry Street Settlement received funding from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. to create a Youth Opportunity Hub on the Lower East Side. These… Read More »

Breaking Ground at the Dale Jones Burch Neighborhood Center

Above: Executive Director David Garza, Dale Burch and family, November 10, 2017. Click here or below to see more photos from this event. A loud siren pierces the air, stunning the 200 audience members. Their silence is eclipsed by awe and applause as they witness Henry Street Settlement Executive Director David Garza’s dramatic entrance –… Read More »

Celebrating Survivors at “The Pathway to the Light Within”

Attendees admire the artwork on display at “The Pathway to the Light Within” October marked Domestic Violence Awareness Month around the globe, and Henry Street honored the occasion with its annual conference celebrating survival, held at the Abrons Arts Center. This year’s festivities, entitled “The Pathway to the Light Within,” featured guest presentations, storytelling, poetry and,… Read More »

We Bought a Firehouse!

Above, left to right: Marjorie Hoffman, title closer; Lisa Zydel, attorney, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP; Bryan Kaplan, HPD attorney; Ethel Collins, HPD Planning & Development; Henry Street Settlement Team Members David Garza, Renee Epps and Josephine Lume; Marissa Levy, attorney, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP Henry Street got an early 125th birthday gift on October… Read More »

“Settlement House meets Ludlow House”

Above, clockwise from left: Ludlow House; Carolyn Sickles; Alyson Cafiero, Yan Assoun and Polina Proshkina; Josephine Lume, Pete and Becky Ruegger and Ian Highet. All photos by Cesarin Mateo. Click here to view all photos » Henry Street met Ludlow Street at a chic and hip cocktail party to benefit the Settlement. An Evening at… Read More »

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