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Men and Women with Special Needs Experience College Course at NYU

HeartShare’s inclusion opportunities extend to higher education. Adults from HeartShare’s Day Habilitation Programs have had the opportunity to learn and grow in a college setting. Spearheaded by NYU Tandon School of Engineering instructor Allan Goldstein, HeartShare program participants were first offered the chance to attend a photo workshop. Following that, the participants of Brooklyn Day…

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Join Us for an Alex and Ani Charity Event on Wed, 11/4

Join us for an Alex and Ani Charity Fundraiser Wed., November 4, 6 – 8 p.m. Alex and Ani SoHo Store 425 West Broadway, NY, NY 15% of proceeds from the event will directly benefit HeartShare programs, which nurture and empower over 30,000 at-risk New Yorkers annually. For more information, please contact Alison Guarinello. HeartShare…

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Bill Guarinello: 45 Years of Dedicated Services to HeartShare

Anchor Liz Faublas of Currents recently sat down with HeartShare President and CEO Bill Guarinello to highlight his 45 years of dedicated service to the agency.   Bill, thank you so much for joining us. For those of us not familiar with the organization and its mission, can you briefly explain what it is that…

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HeartShare Direct Support Professional Perseveres to Understand Man with Special Needs

“I’ve been committed to learning David’s language,” stated Direct Support Professional (DSP) Kendra Brown, who works closely with David, a man with special needs at HeartShare’s Hoffman Day Habilitation Program. The recent college grad learned how to become engaging and playful with David, which helped lessen his changing temperament. Kendra was able to achieve this…

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HeartShare Advocates for Budget Increase to Equalize Pay for its Teachers

Currents, a nightly Catholic news program featuring local and national events and interviews, highlighted the living wage crisis that HeartShare is facing: “HeartShare was established in 1914 and we have group homes, day programs and education programs for children and adults with disabilities. Our Early Childhood Programs were established in 1982. We service children from…

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Expert HeartShare Evaluator to Share Non-Profit Best Practices at AEA Conference

Stanley Capela, HeartShare Vice President for Quality Management and Corporate Compliance Officer, will present at the prestigious American Evaluation Association (AEA) International Conference on Program Evaluation in Chicago this November 2015. The presentation will explore HeartShare’s Performance and Quality Improvement Standards or PQI plan, which was developed through the agency’s work with the Council on…

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