Images from 2017 HELP USA Scholarship Awards Luncheon

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NBC: Former Vice President Joe Biden to Receive Humanitarian Award in NYC

Former Vice President Joe Biden to Receive Humanitarian Award in NYC
March 15, 2017 | by Ashley Domagola

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be honored with the HELP HERO Humanitarian Award in New York City Thursday afternoon.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be presenting the award at the annual HELP USA 30th anniversary luncheon in recognition of Biden’s advocacy work […]

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HELP USA Working to Bring Comprehensive Homeless Prevention Services to Philadelphia

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Advocates for homeless seek Philadelphia rent-assistance funding to reduce need for shelters
March 13, 2017 | By Kate Colaneri

Nifia Medley (center) spoke Monday before Philadelphia City Council. She has been living in a homeless shelter with her 8-year-old daughter for 14 months. (Katie Colaneri/WHYY)
How much would it cost to stop […]

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Philadelphia Boys Choir Donates Proceeds to HELP USA’s Fifth Philadelphia Residence

On Tuesday, February 7, the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale presented HELP USA with a $2,500 donation towards our fifth residence in Philadelphia. The Choir donated $1 for every ticket sold as part of their annual Holiday Concert Series.

CBS Channel 3 News and ABC Channel 6 News each covered the event.
CBS News: Philadelphia Boys Choir Donates […]

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Mount Vernon NY Patch: Mount Vernon Man Finds Calling, Career Working with the Homeless

Mount Vernon Man Finds Calling, Career
Working with the Homeless
Meet the executive director of HELP USA Mount Vernon
February 1, 2017 | By Lanning Taliaferro
Thirty-seven years ago, Tony Laud moved with his family from Jamaica to New York City, hoping to enjoy the great American dream. They moved to the Bronx, and soon after relocated to Mount Vernon. Laud […]

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Letter to the Editor from Tom Hameline: Homelessness Intervention More Important Now Than Ever

January 27, 2017
To the Editor:

As Beatriz De La Torre outlined in “In battle against homelessness, don’t forget the moms” (op-ed, Jan. 21), homelessness is not a problem with a single solution. Solving it will require a collaborative, flexible approach that is responsive to the unique needs of each neighborhood, family and individual.

We at HELP USA […]

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NASDAQ, Mentoring USA Founder Matilda Cuomo Ring Opening Bell in Honor of National Mentoring Month

In honor of National Mentoring Month, Matilda Raffa Cuomo, founder of HELP USA’s Mentoring USA, rang the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

The former First Lady of the State of New York was joined by over 30 mentors and mentees from long-time Mentoring USA partners Bloomingdale’s, St. Ann’s School in East Harlem, […]

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Crain’s Op-Ed from Robin Hood Foundation: In battle against homelessness, don’t forget the moms

In battle against homelessness, don’t forget the moms
Young mothers who become homeless need more help than typical support programs provide. Now comes a solution on wheels
January 21, 2017 | By Beatriz De La Torre
Late on Monday, Feb. 6, volunteers will fan out across the city in search of the homeless as part of the HOPE […]

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Chintu & Falguni Patel Foundation Provides Thanksgiving Feast at HELP Suffolk

The families at HELP Suffolk in Bellport enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving Day feast with all of the trimmings thanks to the generosity of Kanan Patel and the Chintu & Falguni Patel Foundation. Kanan Patel, daughter of Chintu and Falguni Patel, provided a professionally catered meal for the children and families in the shelter who may […]

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NY1 Recognizes HELP USA’s Darryl Manso as “New Yorker of the Week”

NYer of the Week: Darryl Manso Helps Those Without a Home Cook Up a New Future for Themselves

Friday, November 25, 2016 | By John Schiumo
The latest New Yorker of the Week helps those without a home cook up a new future for themselves all year, especially during the holiday season. NY1’s John Schiumo filed the […]

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