Help ACE get a State Farm community grant!

Here’s your chance to support ACE by donating just five minutes of your time! We have the chance to win $25,000 from the State Farm Neighborhood Assist initiative for our work, but we need lots and lots of submissions from all our supporters to qualify!

Please go to the link below and click the “Submit a Cause” button to get started, and let us know if you need help. Thank you so much in advance — we really appreciate your support!

Support ACE and Earn American Airlines AAdvantage® Miles!

Have you had enough of winter? We’re here to help! ACE would like to offer all American Airlines AAdvantage® participants the mileage to get out of town!

Make a donation to ACE now, and receive the following generous American Airlines AAdvantage® miles match:

$1 – $499: 5 miles per $1
$500 – $999: 6 miles per $1
$1000 – $4999: 7 miles per $1
$5000 and up: 10 miles per $1

To benefit from this offer, please click on the “Donate” button in the upper right corner of our website, and follow the instructions. Make sure to enter your AAdvantage® # and the name on the AAdvantage® account in the COMMENTS box, and include your email so that we can award your miles.

To make a donation by phone, please call Michele Schuster at (212) 274-0550 x 23. The offer is valid until Friday, April 4th, 2014.this or this

Our Winter Newsletter is out!

Our Winter 2014 Newsletter is finally out! We’ve been up to a lot lately – graduation, new certification opportunities for our participants and graduates, holiday events including a toy drive for our clients’ kids… and much more. Read all about it here, and be sure to sign up for our email updates if you’d like to receive the next issue straight to your inbox!

New Volunteer Opportunity: Weekend Career Prep, Saturday Feb 8th

Interested in volunteering with ACE? Then join us on Saturday, February 8th, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., for our Weekend Career Prep Clinic! You will be working with our program participants on interview skills, résumé preparation, and job search. This is a great way to get involved on a one-on-one basis with ACE and our participants!

Please contact Olivia Van Osch, or (212) 274-0550 x 58, for more information and to sign up.

Feb 8 Career Prep Clinic

Graduation Ceremony, January 23rd at 6:30 p.m.

Please come out and celebrate our amazing graduates tomorrow night (Thursday, January 23rd) at this year’s first Graduation Ceremony! The event takes place 6:30 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church on Sullivan & Houston. Don’t miss the chance to see our 23 most recent graduates receive their diplomas and give personal speeches to their families and friends!

If you’d like to attend, please RVSP to – we’re looking forward to seeing you there!

Save the Date for our Movie Night on January 27!

Come out and mingle, have a cocktail and see Destin Cretton’s movie Short Term 12 with ACE at the Crosby Hotel Screening Room on Monday, January 27! More information to come  — we’ll send out invites in early January.

The film has been widely praised by critics of the New Yorker, Forbes, New York Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and L.A. Daily News, and we are really excited to present it to our friends and supporters.

Please mark your calendars and plan to join us for an evening reception of film and fun! Hope to see you there!