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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!

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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. …

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ACE Gala Save The Date

Save the date for the 2014 ACE Gala, where we will enjoy fine foods and breathtaking entertainment at New York’s most talked about new show–Queen of the Night.
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Lillian’s Story

lillian and johnLillian grew up in the rougher parts of Brooklyn and started smoking marijuana as a young teenager. Her addiction aside, she was leading a normal life; working in food service and spending time with her family, friends and three children. But her life took a turn for the worst in 2007, when her then-boyfriend planted a gun in her diaper bag without her knowledge. Unaware of the weapon, Lillian walked into a federal building, carrying her baby in her arms and the bag over her shoulder, and was arrested on the spot.…

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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!…

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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, ovanosch@acenewyork.org or (212) 274-0550 x 58, for more information and to sign up.…

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