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Recent News

HSVS Junior Board: Javier Seymore on Making a Difference

Category: HSVS

Javier Seymore is passionate about his role on the HSVS Junior Board. Javier, who currently works as an attorney for the NYPD, has taken the initiative to enlist the support of his colleagues. ”Around the holidays, I asked a couple of people to contribute to the Toy and Gift Drive,” he recalled. Javier was being…

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HeartShare St. Vincent’s Tackles Addiction Problem on Staten Island

Category: Impact Stories

(Staten Island, NY)— HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services has responded to the prescription drug epidemic on Staten Island with its Chemical Dependency clinic at 56 Bay Street. “Through this clinic, we are reaching people who have been struggling with addiction,” said Jennifer Outlaw, Senior Vice President of Integrated Health Services. The outpatient treatment program empowers individuals…

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Girl Learns Leadership at HSVS Youth Program

Category: Impact Stories

Treasure is thirteen years old and a leader among her peers. Walking around her Beacon program with a yellow HeartShare St. Vincent’s t-shirt, Treasure has intricate knowledge of what’s going on. She’s been a part of the program since the 4th grade. Treasure knows everyone and everyone knows her. But it didn’t start off that…

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“There Is Always a Choice”: American Dream Program Scholar on Finding Success, Despite Experiences with Foster Care

Category: Impact Stories

HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services American Dream Program Scholar Tyon came into foster care in 2008. In high school, he was a star running back and liked that football gave him ‪stability, a schedule and a ‪‎purpose. Today, he’s the first of his mother’s children to go college. At Monroe College, he’s studying ‪Business Administration. “I’ve…

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Young Woman Hopes to Become Advocate for Kids in Foster Care

Category: Impact Stories

“I want kids entering foster care to have an understanding of their rights within the system. We are strong,” said Dea, a Skidmore College sophomore who plans to major in Business and International Affairs. Although Dea lived in several states and moved through different schools, Dea overcame the obstacles of a childhood in foster care….

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