After a one-year USDA Planning Grant to design the Food 4 Life program, an eight-week cooking series focused on healthy, cost-conscious recipes and nutrition lessons, Lantern was honored to be awarded with USDA Community Food Project grant for four years of classes and culinary field trips for Lantern’s residents! Food 4 Life classes kicked off … Continue reading Food 4 Life Winter classes launch!
SHARE THE JOY OF THE HOLIDAYS Give a Gift Lantern Community Services champions the independence and well-being of New Yorkers who are impacted by or threatened with homelessness. The families we serve struggle on very low incomes, and many of our youth don’t have families to turn to at all. With your help, we’ll make sure that … Continue reading SHARE THE JOY OF THE HOLIDAYS
Applications for Stardom Hall now closed.
On June 2nd, Lantern Community Services held our first public performance: MOBILIZE. The event premiered a new dance piece, Mobilize, choreographed and directed by Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD), and an original short film, Self > Selfie, made possible through a community partnership with the Museum of Modern Art. Self > Selfie explores how we curate our images for public consumption … Continue reading Lantern in the News
28-year-old Lantern supportive housing resident Danielle Hawkins has published her debut novel, Scandalous.
Lantern is delighted to announce that Eric Rosenbaum will join the organization on April 17th, 2017 as Chief Executive Officer of both Lantern Community Services and Lantern Organization.
When Doreen moved into Lantern's Prospero Hall, her diabetes and high blood pressure were being exacerbated by the fact that she wasn't eating properly. Fresh Food Box changed that.
On International Women's Day 2017, Lantern Community Services champions the vital contribution of women to our organization, and social services more broadly.
Lantern was excited to take part in Bombas socks' 60K Day, receiving 1,000 pairs of socks to give out free to our residents.
On March 1st, three Lantern staff members joined The Network's "Legislative Advocacy Day" in Albany, to share with legislators the impact of supportive housing and urge them to honor their commitments to fund more.