LEFSA News

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

February’s Leadership Study Day theme was “Extending the Reign of God Through Freedom—Celebrating Black History Month.” Our day focused around celebrating the creativity of people in our community and remembering important African American...

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Reflections on a Sock Drive…

Reflections on a Sock Drive…

Since the sock drive started in the Summer of 2017 we have been incredibly blessed with the response from people! We received so many pairs of socks it’s hard to count! The number exceeds 1000! People have organized sock drives for us in...

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Cold and Homeless in NYC

Cold and Homeless in NYC

Hello, New York, Jack Frost is here.  It has been one of the coldest periods we’ve experienced in a very long time, and many of those who are homeless are struggling.  During my years of being homeless on the streets of New York City, I did not...

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LEFSA Christmas Party

LEFSA sponsored our annual Christmas Party on December 16th, 2017. About 250 people attended. As every year we started with a light breakfast and gift giving. Women and men could choose from thermal sets, hats, gloves, sweaters, and socks. We...

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Socks!

Socks!

Just wanted to share the good news—we got a big donation of socks because of the sock drive announcement on our website! Maureen Reiser, who recently became Sisters of Charity Associate was interested in doing something for people who are...

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Mental Health First Aid Training

  On Friday, October 6th, 2017, LEFSA participated in Mental Health First Aid Training. The workshop was facilitated by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and arranged by the Community Coordinator for the Center for...

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Resource Fair

Resource Fair

On Wednesday, September 27th, Team Member James Butler attended a Resource Fair Sponsored by the Mayor’s Office. Various City Departments were presents including: The Department of Transportation, Department of Finance, NYPD, Economic...

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