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Outreach Newsletter

Our Annual GO Backpack Drive Is Live!

Posted by Simone Richmond on

Every October, GO Project brings to St. Luke’s School some of the youngest, most vulnerable learners from the city’s most under-resourced schools, who are already falling behind. The high-quality academic, social and emotional enrichment and family support program we provide on...

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Be a Volunteer at GO-St.Luke’s!

Posted by Simone Richmond on

GO Project helps close the opportunity gap for NYC’s youngest, most vulnerable students, with programs that provide one-on-one attention and extra hours of learning and support. Join us here at St. Luke’s School for 9 Saturdays between October & December 2019, and you can have a...

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“If I were a place, I’d be home”: Reading and Writing at Art & Acceptance

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Interview with Alex Sarrigeorgiou: writer committed & beloved Art & Acceptance volunteer, and creator of our weekly Reading & Writing Table. What inspired you to start the Reading & Writing Table? When I first started volunteering at Art & Acceptance four and a half years...

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Art & Acceptance: Progress and Pride

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Once a month, on the fourth Saturday, Art & Acceptance holds our Community Meeting. After dinner, volunteers and staff sit down with guests to discuss the program. This is a chance for us to offer new ideas and for guests to give feedback about the program, and share what they’d like...

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Event: "Saturday Church" Screening

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Friday, June 14 - 7:00 pm - Saturday Church   Get tickets here!   On Friday, June 14, at 7:00 pm, you are invited to a free showing of the feature-length film Saturday Church, held in the St. Luke’s School auditorium.   Saturday Church was inspired by writer/director...

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Tags: outreach, art&acceptance, film_screening

Staff Spotlight: Kevin from GO-St. Luke's

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Interview with Kevin Hausmann, Director of Curriculum and Instruction at GO-St. Luke’s Because of the timing, most of St. Luke’s parishioners, parents and teachers don’t get to see GO Project in action, with GO Project students filling the classrooms and playgrounds of SLS...

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Update: Art & Acceptance

Posted by Simone Richmond on

In 17 years, Art & Acceptance has come a long way. This Saturday night drop-in program for LGBTQ+ young people experiencing homelessness began when St. Luke’s clergy noticed just how many of these folks were in our neighborhood. Too many young people, sadly, are living at the margins--...

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GO Day of Service

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On Feb. 9 and Mar. 9, parishioners, parents, and friends from the church and school community joined GO-St. Luke’s for a Day of Service to support our awesome GO students. For over twenty years, GO-St. Luke’s was a tutoring program that provided individualized support to public...

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Tags: go project, volunteers

Volunteer Spotlight: Joey T.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joey T.   Volunteer Spotlight: Joey T. How did you get involved with Art & Acceptance? I’ve been volunteering on and off, in different capacities, basically for my whole life. Last year I joined New York Cares [a nonprofit that matches volunteers with...

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Tags: interviews, volunteers, art & acceptance

2018 Outreach Report

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Our 2018 Outreach Report is now available to read online. 

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Tags: reports