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26
May

Fun With Finances

East Side House believes education can open doors of limitless possibilities and create a better future by uplifting individuals out of poverty. As a way to educate students at our Mill Brook Afterschool Program about finances, we partnered with Neuberger Bergman to help them understand the importance of having a budget, spending money responsibly, and

05
May

East Side House & RXR Helps A Community Dress For Success

Having professional clothes that look good instills confidence in a person which then helps lift them up. East Side House and our partners RXR Realty hosted a Clothing for Careers clothing drive at our Mitchel Community Center where community members were able to sort through gently used professional business attire for men and women to

19
Apr

Bridging The Digital Divide By Keeping Older Adults Connected

With an “app’ for basically everything, technology is vital in order to stay connected, stay in touch, to do work and live in today’s digital world. Unfortunately, the digital divide is all too real for many residents we serve in the Bronx and especially so for older adults. To help bridge the digital divide, East

14
Apr

East Side House Students In Wonderland

Students were awestruck as they went down an educational rabbit hole and emerged on the other side to meet Alicia, and her Wonderland friends “All in the golden afternoon.” During their time in Wonderland, Early Childhood Education students played mini bowling, mini rope ladder toss, and mini cornhole before enjoying storybook time read by Alicia

10
Mar

East Side House Supports Human Service Workers

East Side House cares deeply about our essential staff that show up to serve our most vulnerable community members. That is why it was an honor to show up on the doorsteps of City Hall to participate in the Human Services Council’s #JustPay Rally, demanding that essential human service workers be financially compensated fairly in

27
Dec

The Winter Show 2022 Update

Due to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases in New York City and the high transmissibility of the Omicron variant, the Board of Managers of East Side House – the owner and beneficiary of The Winter Show- made the difficult decision to postpone the 2022 edition of the Fair until the Spring of 2022. While we know this

09
Dec

East Side House, a Neighborhood Builder!

Bank of America is widely known for their work in finances and investing. However, their investments aren’t only monetary; they also invest in the communities they serve to promote responsible growth through their Neighborhood Builders Award.    East Side House is extremely honored to be selected as one of the 2021 Bank of America Neighborhood Builder Awardees. This is the second time East Side House

13
Oct

East Side House Settlement Leader is Beyond Notable

Crain’s New York Business is a media/news company that covers and highlights companies in power, money, and property in New York City as well as standout leaders in those industries. Each year they select “notable” individuals in different fields, industries and demographics that standout for their accomplishments and success. Out of thousands of applications, our

30
Sep

Gen Next Lends a Helping Hand

We are honored and grateful for the altruistic members of Gen Next. They visited East Side House to learn about the work we do, the challenges our community members faced during the pandemic, how we pivoted to meet the community’s needs, and how we continue to transform lessons learned into opportunities for the students and