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What Inspires You to Support ACE?

We asked our friends and partners, “What inspires you to support ACE?” This short video is the result. We thank everyone who has had a part in shaping ACE, and we invite you to join us in the effort to stop homelessness by making a gift today.

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Raymond, age 60, Beats Homelessness and Finds Work for the First Time in 35 Years

I sat down with Raymond and discussed his Journey out of homelessness and into the workforce. Your support translates into men and women in Raymond’s position becoming empowered with the skills that will allow them to thrive in a working environment.

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Here’s Where Your Donation Goes

I sat down with Jim Martin, ACE’s Executive Director to discuss the importance of ACE’s Hard Skills Training initiative for homeless New Yorkers.

 

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Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday.

A day that we are encouraged to look outside of our own personal
needs and desires,  think about others less fortunate then ourselves, and donate to an organization that we connect with. The reasons for choosing an organization are varied, and personal.
Maybe our lives have been touched by what the non-profit is working to cure/help/educate, or maybe you’re simply inspired by the work that the organization is doing.…

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OSHA Custodial Maintenance

Congratulations to all of our participants who completed the OSHA Custodial Maintenance Training last week! After 40 hours of classroom preparation and hands-on training our participants and graduates received their certificates.

OSHA Training allows our participants and graduates to be more attractive to potential employers, and also helps to increase their earning power. Since many of the individuals who are accepted into ACE have little or no skills to help market themselves, having this certificate is an empowering tool that can lead to self sufficiency!…

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The Overnighters

I recently had the pleasure of watching, The Overnighters, a documentary which premiered at Sundance and won rave reviews as well as a Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking in January. It’s premiering this Friday at the IFC Center here in NYC ,and I highly recommend it.

It was originally brought to our attention because the story line focuses, in part, on homelessness. While the circumstances are very different from our participants, there are universal parallels that it addresses for all homeless individuals.…

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