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The Bowery Mission Opens a New Women’s Recovery Home in Harlem, Doubling the Mission’s Capacity to Serve Women in Need.
On Thursday, June 12, at West 130th Street in Harlem (please call for exact location), The Bowery Mission will open the second location for The Bowery Mission Women’s Centers, Manhattan’s only faith-based residential programs for women who have experienced homelessness. Following extensive renovations involving numerous corporate partners and private donations, the home will be open to the public from 11:00am-1:00pm with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 12:00 noon.
“We look forward to celebrating the completion of this project and most importantly the ability to serve many more women in crisis,” said Veronica Kelly, the Mission’s Director of Special Projects. “This two-year effort has been a labor of love for all involved.”
The Bowery Mission Women’s Centers will now be able to provide residential living programs for 50 women at one time, doubling its previous capacity. Women served by the Mission live together in community and participate in counseling and classes that help women with emotional, educational, and career guidance. These programs lead to employment and reconnection with faith, family, and a plan for the future.
Major corporate and institutional supporters of The Bowery Mission Women’s
Center in Harlem include: American Standard; Benjamin Moore; Bizzi & Partners Development; Colgate-Palmolive; Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York; Daltile Corporation; Emmanuel Presbyterian Church; Federal Home Loan Bank of New York; The Grace and Mercy Foundation; Great Northern Carpet Company, Inc.; The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.; The Henry E. Niles Foundation; Home Depot; Hope for New York; IAC; JCPenney; Le Pain Quotidien; The May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.; MDC Partners Inc.; Structure Tone; TD Charitable Foundation; Ted
Moudis Associates; Vincent Mulford Foundation; and others.
About The Bowery Mission Women’s Centers
The Bowery Mission Women’s Centers are the only faith-based residential recovery programs in Manhattan for women who have experienced homelessness. The first Women’s Center opened in 2005 on the Upper East Side and the latest home for women is located in Harlem. The Women’s Centers are part of The Bowery Mission, which has served homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1879 with food, shelter, clothing, medical care and transformative residential programs. www.bowery.org
He died too young of what has been reported as Diabetes by music leader www.Beatport.com which can be managed and which is taking the lives of so many in our and many other communities.
Let’s take today to rejoice in his life and tomorrow to celebrate his legacy. We should also take a moment to focus on our own health.
A number of health oriented events are coming Harlem’s way including some focussed on Diabetes. Please see the list below and take a moment to attend, if not for you, then for your friends and families.
But before you do that, take a moment to enjoy the iconic Frankie Knuckles, who will truly be missed.
*** Frankie Forever ***
A Sampling of Hits
What Inspired Him
Important Health Events
WHAT: Understanding Diabetes Medication
WHEN: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
4:00 pm through 5:30 pm
DETAILS: Do you know how your diabetes medication works? Do you know when to take it, how much to take and possible side effects? To help you make the most of your treatment, join us in learning:
· What is diabetes?
· Why is it important to control blood sugar levels?
· Meal Planning
· What lifestyle changes can help?
· What drugs are used to treat diabetes?
· What should I watch for when taking these drugs?
WHAT: Eating for Health
WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014; and Tuesday, April 22, 2014;
5:30 pm through 6:30 pm
DETAILS: Learn the benefits of eating for your health, especially if you are dealing with a chronic illness or condition. You will also discover how to eat right while still enjoying your meals.
Topics will include:
• Healthier versions of popular ethnic recipes (with recipe handouts)
• Healthy eating on a budget
• How to read food labels (can I eat it?)
· Fun and interactive cooking demos
WHAT: Walk Away the Pounds
WHEN: Monday, April 7, 2014; Friday, April 11, 2014; Monday, April 14, 2014; Friday, April 18, 2014; Monday, April 21, 2014; and Monday, April 28, 2014
11:00 am through 12:00 pm
DETAILS: Join us for a fun walk-in-place workout! No complicated steps and no equipment needed. This DVD workout is safe for all ages and fitness levels, so lace up your walking shoes and join us!
Wear comfortable shoes and workout wear. We’ll provide plenty of water. We’ll ask you to fill out an emergency form on the first day of class. Be sure to let your doctor know you’ll be taking part in an exercise class.