H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths’ in Crain’s New York -Daffodil Breakfast Honoree

We are very honored to have been featured in Crain’s New York for our Daffodil Project Award received from New Yorkers for Parks on April 20, 2016. We were recognized for our Staten Island work, specifically with the police precincts and parks department.

Please click on the link below for details: http://www.crainsnewyork.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/galleryimage/CN/20160508/NONPROFITS/508009999/PH/0/5/Anthony-Antonucci,-Heather-Butts-and-Lynden-Miller.jpg?MaxW=1280

 

 

Little Free Library featured in SI Advance!

Thank you Staten Island Advance for highlighting the Forest Avenue LFL! We are proud to be a part of this effort!

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/05/local_lawmakers_focus_on_hurri.htmlimage

Trash Cleanup in Staten Island, 5/22

Awesome day doing trash cleanup, planting and beautification at the 120th Precinct. We had 20+ volunteers. We also did work on the trees on Richmond Terrace and in front of the Staten Island Yankees! Huge thank you to the NYPD 120th Precinct, Cherryl, Bailey, Ms. Maria, all the volunteers and Gerardi’s Market for helping us pick out an enormous amount of plants, flowers and small trees! Biggest thanks goes to the students! Stay tuned for more cleanup days! Additional thank you to: CM Debi Rose, Richmond County Savings Foundation, Patagonia, NYPD, Partnerships for Parks, MillionTreesNYC, Trees New York, Citizens Committee for New York City.

Forest Avenue Little Free Library

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Introducing the latest Little Free Library on Forest Avenue in Staten Island!!! Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible! SI MakerSpace, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, Debi Rose, Partnerships for Parks, Community Board 1 of Staten Island, Forest Avenue BID.

Reading program on 5/18

Huge thank you to volunteers from @capitalone participating in our reading program and @therjfoundation NY Reading Challenge Celebration today (5/18). Our friends at @citizenscommittee organized the volunteer day and helped with our reading program and handing out prizes to our amazing readers! Big thanks also to everyone at Markham Gardens, PS 18, @uaubeacon18, Coach Michelle, Ms. Hallie, Louise Phillips and of course Rashad Jennings and Christina Hovestadt!

NY1 story on Second Annual Miles KT Kirkland Thomas Remembrance and Health Screening 5/15

Please click on the link for details.

http://www.ny1.com/nyc/staten-island/news/2016/05/16/athletes-honor-staten-island-teen-who-died-from-heart-complications.html

Miles KT Kirkland Thomas Remembrance and Health Screening 5/15

Huge thank you to everyone that made today’s Miles KT Kirkland Thomas Remembrance and Health Screening Possible. Students received glucose testing, echocardiograms, EKGs, height and weight measurements, blood pressure, and cholesterol testing. We are proud of all the students that signed up to be screened and look forward to screening many more students in the future.

Our week in pictures!

120th Precinct cleanup and gardening on May 22 at 12:30pm

We did trash cleanup and beautification today at the 120th Precinct but we have more work to do! We will be working on the garden beds next Sunday May 22nd starting at 12:30pm. Hope to see you there!

Gardening at the HEALTH for Youths’ Skyline Community Garden

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