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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Immediately after Hurricane Sandy, Henry Street helped distribute thousands of meals, bottles of water and blankets to Lower East Side residents and braved challenging conditions to keep vital services running. But the support didn’t stop there: In the weeks since the storm, the Settlement provided 355 area families with $25,495 in food vouchers and assistance… Read More »

Holiday Service at Henry Street

After an outpouring of volunteer support immediately following Hurricane Sandy, volunteers continued to respond to the needs of Henry Street clients, helping make the holidays special for them and their loved ones. From hosting holiday parties to conducting gift drives, over 200 volunteers from nine different corporations and organizations helped make December bright for hundreds… Read More »

Fall Volunteer Service at Henry Street

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which left many in our community without lights, heat and hot water for a week or more, there was an incredible outpouring of volunteer support. Hundreds of volunteers — including local residents, Henry Street board members, non-profits including the Good Old Lower East Side and New York Cares, and… Read More »

Bid on Art Works by Koons, Schnabel and More to Benefit Henry Street

Twenty-five exciting art works — including pieces by preeminent artists Jeff Koons, Julian Schnabel, Dan Colen and Richard Prince — will be sold at auction to benefit youth programs at Henry Street’s Boys & Girls Republic (BGR). Organized by the Dash Snow Initiative, the auction began online November 27 and will culminate in a live… Read More »

NYC Healthy Relationship Training Academy Honors Henry Street with Award

The NYC Healthy Relationship Training Academy honored Henry Street Settlement with its 2012 Educator’s Choice Award. The Academy, an initiative of the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence, presented the award on February 28. Henry Street was selected for the award based on how well the 500 clients in the Settlement’s youth employment programs participate… Read More »

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