Our Spring 2020 interviews included organizations adjusting to the pandemic to better serve our community. They are an amazing group whose work and stories provide so much inspiration and strength and we appreciate every one of them for taking time out to speak with us.
Anyone in Central New York knows Francis House. It's reputation for compassionate care at life's end is made apparent by its volunteers and families who have spent time there. Working through the limitations brought on by the pandemic are a challenge but we will all come out stronger on the other side. For more information go to FrancisHouseNY.org
Frieda is a force; a one-woman show who has taken on the challenge of spreading awareness about Ovarian cancer. Did you know that over 20,000 woman may be diagnosed this year and out of that number, approximately 15,000 will die? It is so important to spread the word about what to look for and what to ask your doctor to consider. We can all make a difference just by learning what the symptoms are.
Find more information at: hopeforheather.org
Hopeprint provides resources and programs for new Americans and families on the Northside of Syracuse. Their proactive approach to listen and determine specific needs for families to not only survive but THRIVE is inspiring.
Learn more about Hopeprint's women's and children's programming: http://hopeprint.org/kids-and-youth-resources
and specific Covid community resources here:
As a new division of the Early Childhood Alliance, Help Me Grow provides resources for navigating parenting of young children (birth to five years old).
As Market Manager, Adam is working daily with the Chefs who will be cooking at the new Salt City Market upon its completion. In today's pandemic, he is working with our local resources to provide thousands of meals to those in need in our community.
There are so many resources available for people to obtain help in this community of ours. The partnerships and coalitions connecting organizations make reaching those resources more streamline.
Meet the Deputy Director and learn more about the center's projects on Facebook: The City's Peacemaking project @nwspeacemaking and the Parent Support Program @ParentSupportProgramUpstate
As a resource for childcare during this stressful time, Lori's organization is assisting parents and daycare providers navigate their days. She has some extremely important information regarding the County Executive's plan to provide childcare at no cost to healthcare workers and first responders.
Hope will get us all through this, stronger than ever and hope can be found in learning about all the different organizations in our community working on the frontlines to help people in need.
Michael Sgro is a central New York community builder, leadership coach, empathy strategist and so much more. His approach to incorporating empathy into business practice and leadership skills is imperative in our revolution to make the world a kinder and gentler place.
We continue to speak with role models and leaders within our community about adapting to change and incorporating empathy into our practice. Rev. Joe offers a unique frontline perspective on how Covid-19 is being experienced in the spiritual relationship services within healthcare.
Andrew's mission to create homes for the homeless is inspiring. While work continues today, the full effect of the collaborative effort that includes many local CNY volunteers, is on hold. I thank Andrew for taking the time to share his vision, challenges and uncertainty amidst running a business during this time of ever-changing direction.
We continue to speak with role models and leaders within our community about adapting to change and incorporating empathy into our practice.Rev. Joe offers a unique frontline perspective on how Covid-19 is being experienced in the spiritual relationship services within healthcare.
Caring and providing resources for caregivers has new and unique challenges in this time of self-isolation. Isolating a family who cares for a child with special needs or a medical condition can bring additional pressures to an already trying situation. Kate and her staff are adapting their services to most help their families.
First in a series of interviews with CNY EIA (in this case; Empathetic, Intelligent and Amazing) role models. We will learn how they incorporate empathy into business and day to day life during these times that can be stressful and frustrating. Today meet Kate D. Mahoney; author, speaker, patient advocate and friend. One way to get to know Kate better is reading her book Misfit Miracle Girl; Candid Reflections, available at the Saint Marianne Cope gift shop.