Disability

Making Pesto With Friends

Making pesto can be a group effort. Follow the link below to our photo story in the Staten Island Advance to learn more.  Featuring photos by Alan Russo, Meredith Arout, and Angel Bruno. Making Pesto: A group project, SILive.com

Guardians honored at Surrogate’s Court

The Richmond County Surrogate’s Court’s hosted the Guardianship Recognition Ceremony on August 19th at The Richmond County Courthouse in St. George.  Associate Court Attorney for Guardianship Irini Bekhet ran the proceedings and The Honorable Matthew J. Titone, the new court surrogate, thanked his predecessor and mentor, The Honorable Robert Gigante.  The court works with families …

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What Every Caregiver Should Know: Sen. Andrew J. Lanza Special Needs Fair 2019

N.Y.S. Senator Andrew J. Lanza held his 11th Special Needs Fair on the theme of “What Every Caregiver Should Know.”  The May 17th event at the Jewish Community Center of Manor Road, brought together different schools, day programs, foundations and city agencies, offering day habilitation, transportation options, health, education and more. Caregivers and people with …

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Mandela Fellows Visit to U.S.

More than twenty scholars of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders from countries all over sub-Saharan Africa spent the month of July learning what they could about nonprofit organizations and how they serve people here.