News and Events

At HeartShare, we believe in keeping you aware of news and events throughout the agency. Be sure to visit our Events Calendar for important upcoming dates that may be of interest to you.

Recent News

HeartShare Education Services 2021 Virtual Celebration

Category: Uncategorized

HeartShare Human Services of New York invites you to the HeartShare Education Services 2021 Virtual Celebration Thursday, May 20, 2021, 7 p.m. (ET)   Honoring The Ozone Park Kiwanis Club Recipient of the Children’s Champion Award With a special performance by The Stylistics Revue Proceeds benefit HeartShare’s Early Childhood Centers and The HeartShare School To…

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Be the Light, HeartShare’s 2021 Virtual Gala Reaches Goal of $1M

Category: Gala

Thanks to everyone who chose to Be the Light at HeartShare’s 2021 Virtual Gala, we are thrilled to announce that we reached our event fundraising goal of $1M. The Gala is HeartShare’s largest annual fundraising event and the $1M raised will go a long way toward supporting an annual budget that depends, in part, on…

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Be the Light at the 2021 HeartShare Virtual Gala on April 15 with Honorees Chris Perry, William R. Guarinello and Deborah Norville

Category: Events

New York—“Be the Light” is the theme of the 2021 HeartShare Virtual Gala and that’s because it’s your time to shine. No doubt, 2020 was hard on everyone, even more so for those in HeartShare’s care—people with autism and other developmental disabilities. Covid-19 upended their lives, cutting them off from their loved ones, their cherished…

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Camille’s Story: All in a Day’s Work

Category: Employment

TGIF. For many nine-to-fivers, those four letters are a short-hand sigh of relief that the end of their work week is in sight. For Camille Tyson, however, TGIF means just the opposite. Every Friday, she goes to work at her dream job as an Office Clerk at the Maspeth Sales Center of Bimbo Bakeries USA,…

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HeartShare’s 11th Annual ArtShare Exhibit Launches with Gallery Reception

Category: ArtShare

Legendary Q104.3 FM DJ Jim Kerr will host The 11th edition of HeartShare’s ArtShare, the annual art gallery exhibit showcasing new works by artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), will launch with an opening reception at Clover’s Fine Art Gallery in Brooklyn on Thursday, November 7, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Legendary Q104.3…

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It’s a Family Affair: The 10th Annual Jim Buckley Memorial Golf Outing

Category: Events

On Tuesday, October 1, the Dyker Beach Golf Course will host the 10th Annual Jim Buckley Memorial Golf Outing, dedicated to the memory of a man who dedicated himself to HeartShare and New Yorkers in need. On this special anniversary, we asked his son Jimmy Buckley to share his personal recollections of his father and why it’s so important to him to continue his father’s work…

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HeartShare Celebrates Christmas in July with the Brooklyn Cyclones

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We had a blue Christmas—in July!—as HeartShare staffers and individuals from more than a dozen HeartShare residences donned signature blue Santa hats for the Brooklyn Cyclones annual Christmas in July celebration at Coney Island’s MCU Park last week. There were twinkling lights, tinsel, a Christmas tree, a free parachute jump ornament, carols blasting over the…

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