01 Feb

Stand with East Harlem

We stand with East Harlem. Photo by Micah Rubin

Our statement on immigration: LSA Family Health Service stands with immigrants, refugees and people of all faiths, and supports national and local policies that preserve and protect the rights of immigrant families.  LSA will continue to provide Health & Wellness programs and Family Support services without regard to immigration status.  We are committed to the families […]

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26 Jan

Community Service Stars

Community service student volunteers

January 18, 2017 – Three students from the Convent of the Sacred Heart school shared their personal stories of community service with our Parents Committee, illustrating how a strong collaboration with a school can lead to robust student-led service opportunities that benefit the student volunteers as much as they do LSA children and families.  The […]

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03 Jan

Donations make the holidays brighter for LSA families

Each year, LSA relies on generous donations of toys, gifts, and winter clothing to make the holiday a time of cheer for our families.  We thank our many friends who made donations of holiday gifts, including: Kerith Aranow AT Kearney Inc. Bethany Memorial Reformed Church. The Brookdale Foundation Group The Buckley School Nancy Casabianco Catholic […]

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20 Dec

Junior Board Holiday Campaign!

This holiday season the LSA Junior Board is raising funds our educational program. This program is underfunded and needs your help to provide children who are struggling in school, grades K-3, with the academic and developmental support they need to succeed. The Junior Board is asking you to donate today to help then reach their goal of […]

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20 Dec

March for #ImmigrantNY

LSA joined the New York Immigration Coalition for a march to protect the rights of immigrant New Yorkers. The NYIC sent a recent email sharing details of the event: On Sunday, December 18th, we saw 3,000 New Yorkers march to stand up for immigrant communities despite a forecast of heavy rain. It was a testament to […]

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23 Nov

Turkey Giveaway

Thanks to generous supporters, we were able to distribute over 200 turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday! Turkey donors included: City Harvest, Catholic Charities, Marguerite Guerin, GenNx 360 and the GenNx Foundation, and an anonymous donor. The GenNx Foundation hosted an online food drive through which the Foundation and staff of GenNx 360 donated funds toward 241 […]

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11 Nov

Protecting the American Dream

Updated: February 1, 2017 LSA Family Health Service stands with immigrants, refugees and people of all faiths, and supports national and local policies that preserve and protect the rights of immigrant families.  LSA will continue to provide Health & Wellness programs and Family Support services without regard to immigration status.  We are committed to the families […]

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30 Sep

Spirit of East Harlem Gala

LSA Family Health Service Celebrates a Legacy of Service in East Harlem Spirit of East Harlem gala honors the contributions of NYC notables from the fields of real estate, finance, and philanthropy October 3, 2016 – New York, NY – Samuel A. Ramirez, Sr., founder and CEO of Ramirez and Co., Inc., and Diane Ramirez, CEO of Halstead Property, will be honored on October 17th at the Spirit of East Harlem gala for LSA Family Health Service. In addition to recognizing the philanthropic commitment of the Ramirez family to improving the quality of life for vulnerable New Yorkers, the annual event will honor the Little Sisters of the Assumption and Helen T. Lowe for their contributions to the community of East Harlem/El Barrio. “Our honorees represent the best of New York,” said George Stonbely, co-chair of the Spirit of East Harlem gala. “The Little Sisters of the Assumption congregation, which established a mission in the U.S. 125 years ago, have touched the lives of thousands. Helen Lowe has worked tirelessly over the past 20 years, alongside four Cardinals, to focus attention on the work of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. And the Ramirez family sets a high standard for individual and corporate philanthropy. LSA Family Health Service is proud to recognize the invaluable contributions that the Spirit of East Harlem honorees have made to New York families.” The gala will take place on the evening of Monday, October 17, 2016, at the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan. More than 400 guests are expected to attend the event, which is expected to raise over one million dollars for LSA Family Health Service’s health, education, and family support programs. Eleven elected officials have endorsed the Spirit of East Harlem as members of its Honorary Committee. Legislators expected to attend the gala are: NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, Congressman Charlie Rangel, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, and NYC Public Advocate Letitia James. 2016 Spirit of East Harlem honors: Family Spirit Award to Three Generations of the Ramirez Family Samuel A. Ramirez, Sr., Founder and CEO, Ramirez & Co., Inc. Diane M. Ramirez, Chairman & CEO, Halstead Property Samuel A. Ramirez, Jr., and Fabiana Ramirez The Ramirez family is the ultimate immigrant success story, with roots in East Harlem and a collective history of philanthropy and service to benefit families in need. Samuel Ramirez, Sr. is the founder and CEO of Samuel A. Ramirez & Company, Inc., and is the first Hispanic American to launch a successful investment banking firm. Diane M. Ramirez is the Chairman and CEO of Halstead Property and is a highly regarded leader in the field of real estate. Samuel A. Ramirez Jr. is a managing director at Ramirez & Company, and together with his wife, Fabiana Ramirez, is actively engaged with organizations that benefit children, including Catholic Big Sisters and Big Brothers and the Museum of the City of New York. Lifetime Spirit Award on the Occasion of their 125th Anniversary in the United States Little Sisters of the Assumption Award accepted by Sr. Annette Allain, LSA, Coordinator, U.S. Territory LSA Family Health Service salutes its founders, the Little Sisters of the Assumption, a congregation of women religious. Nationally respected in the field of community development, Little Sisters of the Assumption collaborates with public, governmental and other non-profit organizations to improve the physical, social and spiritual health of needy children and impoverished families. Community Spirit Award Helen T. Lowe Senior Development Consultant As a leader with a lifelong record of fund-raising triumphs, Helen Teresa Lowe is the selfless dynamo behind many successful causes and campaigns that have served, and are still serving, to advance the highest potential within us all, especially those disadvantaged and in need.

LSA Family Health Service Celebrates a Legacy of Service in East Harlem Spirit of East Harlem gala honors the contributions of NYC notables from the fields of real estate, finance, and philanthropy Samuel A. Ramirez, Sr., founder and CEO of Ramirez and Co., Inc., and Diane Ramirez, CEO of Halstead Property, will be honored on […]

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