A Dignity that is Priceless…

Things have a price and can be for sale, but people have a dignity that is priceless and worth far more than things. ~ Pope Francis

Saludos familia of CUFFH,

a small reminder from Pope Francis…

Remember your worth, nothing is more valuable than you.

pope francias quote

-Rosangel Perez – Community Relations Director, CUFFH

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NYC – Land of the Richest… Home to over 42,000 Homeless Kids…

A record-high 42,000 kids slept in a city homeless shelter last year — including 1 in 17 of New York’s black children, a report to be released Thursday found.

black child

Overall, one in 43 city children were among the 116,000 people forced into shelters during the year, according to a Coalition for the Homeless analysis that portrays a dire housing crisis that is hitting kids and African-Americans the hardest.

NY Daily News | Written by ERIN DURKIN

Seeking Volunteers for Upcoming Community Health, Affordable Housing, and Immigration Fair

Saludos Mi Gente,
volunteers
We need your help. We are looking for about 20 Volunteers to help us out during an Upcoming FREE Community Health, Affordable Housing, & Immigration Fair on Sunday, April 19th, 2015.

Volunteers Needed to assist in the folllowing areas:

-Registration Table- We need at least 10 Bi-lingual Volunteers.

-Greeters/Welcoming guests

-Volunteers to help manage the flow of people and direct them to the right place

Please email: Rosangel Perez at rperez@cuffh.org if you are interested or call us at 718.360.2906

(please let us know if you speak Spanish when you email us)

volunteers
ENGLISH – All Saints – CHURCH BASEMENT
Join us for a Free Community Health, Affordable Housing, & Immigration Fair on April 19th, 2015 after the Sunday 11:30am mass from 12pm – 3:30pm in the Church Basement. Contact: 718.360.2906 for more information.

SPANISH – All Saints Church Basement
Le invitamos a una Feria de Salud, Vivienda Asequible, y de Inmigración en 19 de abril 2015 después de la misa del Domingo de 11:30 am en el sótano de la iglesia. Para más información, llame a 718.360.2906.

Hosts for this event – Cornell University
CUFFH – Churches United for Fair Housing
OBT – Opportunity for Better Tomorrow

HOLIDAY PARTY 2011

HOLIDAY PARTY 2011

Holiday Party for Hundreds of Under-Served Brooklyn Kids

holiday party Dec 2011.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

December 14th, 2011-New York, New York- On Sunday, December 4th, 2011 Churches United For Fair Housing, Inc. (CUFFH) (a not for profit organization that works towards creating a sustainable living community responsive to housing, open space, education, health and economic development needs in and near North Brooklyn) with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union #3 “A” Apprentices hosted a Holiday party for hundreds of under-served children from Bushwick, Williamsburg & Bed-Stuy sections of Brooklyn. The children ages were from 6-13 years old and the event is held at the Electrical Industry Center Auditorium in Flushing, NY. It takes 2 days and more then a 100 volunteers to set up the auditorium from a meeting space to a winter wonderland.

We been involved with the Holiday Party for almost 10 years now and it started with just a few kids from Williamsburg and now its turned into hundreds of children from Bushwick, Williamsburg & Bed-Stuy. The electrical union sponsors the party and for us being part of an event that helps the community we serve is an amazing feeling, said Rob Solano , Executive Director of Churches United For Fair Housing, Inc.
The event consist of games, a free raffle gift surprise, DJ music, dance contest, arts & crafts, food, a visit from Sponge Bob Square Pants & friends, and finally a special visit from Santa Clause who presented each child with a gift.

Holiday Party

Holiday Party

Housing Group and Union Team Up to Host a Holiday Party
for Underprivileged Brooklyn Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

New York City- This Sunday, December 4th, 2011 Churches United For Fair Housing, Inc. (CUFFH) with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union #3 “A” Apprentices will host a Holiday party for hundreds of children from the Bushwick, Williamsburg & Bed-Stuy sections of Brooklyn, between the ages of 6-13 years old. The event is held at the Electrical Industry Center Auditorium located at 158-11 Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Avenue Flushing, NY 11365 from 12pm-4pm. It takes 2 days and more then a 100 volunteers to set up the auditorium from a meeting space to a winter wonderland.

We been involved with the Holiday Party for a few years now and it started with just a few kids from Williamsburg and now its turned into hundreds of children from Bushwick & Bed-Stuy as well. Last year, a kid wrote “Best Day Ever”, it’s a great feeling to be part of an event that helps the community we serve, said Rob Solano , Executive Director of Churches United For Fair Housing.
The event consist of games, a big free raffle surprise, DJ music, dance contest, arts & crafts, food, a visit from Sponge Bob Square Pants, a visit from Santa Clause and most of all a free wrapped present for each Child to take home.