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25
Nov

Tracy Morgan, GNYADA, Manhattan Motorcars, LaSorsa Chevrolet-Buick made Thanksgiving a little Warmer

On Tuesday, November 24th, the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA), along with member dealers Manhattan Motorcars and LaSorsa Chevrolet Buick in the Bronx, teamed up with East Side House Settlement and actor and comedian Tracy Morgan – a New York City native and star of “The Last O.G.”, “Saturday Night Live” and “30

18
Nov

Grand Opening of the Harvest to Haven Warehouse

We are proud to announce the official opening of our new Harvest to Haven Warehouse in Mott Haven! On Friday, November 13th, we celebrated the official opening of our Harvest to Haven Warehouse in the Mott Haven with our team, partners, and community. Having a permanent space to store produce, and pack and prepare produce

23
Sep

ABC News: The Digital Divide

Earlier this month, ABC News touched base with our Executive Director, Daniel Diaz, about East Side House’s response to the overwhelming number of students returning to virtual learning without internet access or adequate technology. Currently, 15-16 million school-age students nationwide lack access to learning devices or internet, with students of color being particularly affected. At

29
Jul

Highlighting Our Heroes: Hakeem Shavers

“Once you are here, you become family…” As a teenager growing up in the South Bronx, Hakeem found a home at East Side House’s teen program at Mitchel Community Center. It was a place he felt safe and the staff nurtured his talent and love for basketball. Through East Side House Services, Hakeem was placed

29
Jun

Highlighting Our Heroes: Diana Rodriguez

Diana Rodriguez has been a beloved member of the East Side House community for the past 6 years, most recently as our Director of Government Relations where she has built relationships with coalitions and elected officials, and advocates for policies that can better our communities. When COVID-19 hit, she kept up her work by checking

29
Jun

Community Comes First

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the most vulnerable communities in New York City. As East Side House already serves many of these communities, we had a firsthand view on the impact and quickly got into gear to meet the need. In response to quarantine and its economic impact, we have done everything we can

01
May

Feeding the Need in the Bronx

On Wednesday, April 29th, our team came together to distribute three truckloads of food to families in need in the South Bronx. With the support of our volunteers and our partner, Farms to Food Banks, we were able to feed 800 families! We’re so proud to take part in this effort, but the needs is

27
Apr

Community Comes Together to Feed Families in the South Bronx

In collaboration with Farms to Food Banks, we helped to coordinated a delivery of 43,000 pounds of potatoes from farmers in Idaho who are experiencing a surplus as a result of COVID-19 and are distributing it to families in need in the South Bronx. Special thank you to our partners: Zaro’s Family Bakery for donating

27
Feb

The Winter Show 2020 Was a Success!

The Winter Show returned to the Park Avenue Armory for the 66th year, offering a dazzling selection of art, design, and antiques from over 70 exhibitors. The Fair was an incredible success, bringing valuable resources to the families served by East Side House. We thank the event Co-Chairs, Lucinda C. Ballard and Michael R. Lynch,

27
Feb

Girls in STEM

“Some things will drop out of the public eye and go away, but there will always be science, engineering, and technology. And there will always, always be mathematics.” – Katherine Johnson Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician, may have recently passed, but her legacy lives on! In February, our all-girl robotics team, made up of 3rd-5th graders