Donated backpacks set 220 kids up for school success

A child who lives at Lantern's Cedars Hall proudly shows his donated backpack, in front of a palm tree made by another Lantern resident

220 children living in five Lantern buildings started the new school year with new backpacks and essential school supplies, thanks to the generous support of the Laura B. Vogler Foundation and Coalition for the Homeless' Project: Back to School. For families struggling on extremely low incomes, finding the money for all the supplies their kids … Continue reading Donated backpacks set 220 kids up for school success

Children’s art exhibition opens at Cedars Hall

Children's artwork created in Lantern's art therapy group, supported by interns from NYU

Cedars Hall's first ever art exhibition opened yesterday, featuring works created by children in a new art therapy group led by therapist Tree Williams. The art therapy group is a new initiative for Lantern, made possible through a partnership with NYU. The group has been a great success, and we're proud to share some of … Continue reading Children’s art exhibition opens at Cedars Hall