Philanthropy in Phocus – Recap & Announcement 5.14.2021

Connecting with The Corporate Source

The Corporate Source (TCS) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving employment equity for individuals with disability. TCS achieves this with dynamic collaborations within the federal, state and private sector by providing outsourcing business services including: disinfecting and janitorial services, total facilities management, mailroom operations, call center support, messenger services, kennel care and more. In the process, TCS helps its partners meet their Corporate Social Responsibility objectives to increase disability employment, inclusion and acceptance.

Michael Kramer is Chief Executive Officer of The Corporate Source, a nonprofit organization based in Garden City that is dedicated to creating employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities and providing services leading to independence and fulfillment. Celebrating its 25th year changing lives, TCS creates these opportunities through outsourcing service fulfillment to federal, state and private sector contracts, employing a workforce of nearly 400 throughout New York City, Long Island, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Watch the entire interview as it streamed on Facebook.

Tune in next week when I’ll be interviewing Eileen Minogue and Amy Zaslansky from The Book Fairies. The Book Fairies have given away 2.5 million books to penitentiaries, homeless shelters, schools, and other places in need.

Philanthropy in Phocus – Recap & Announcement 4.9.2021

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Queens and the Chamber of Commerce

‍This week, Tom Grech – CEO of Queens Chamber of Commerce visits Tommy D in The Attic!

The Queens Chamber of Commerce has been serving the Queens Community for over 100 years, celebrating its Centennial in March of 2011. The Chamber’s Mission is “To foster connections, educate for success, develop/implement programs and advocate for members’ interests.” With this in mind the QCC provides immeasurable resources and support to its member organizations which number over 1200 companies and organizations.

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Next week in the attic: Heather Edwards of Allied Foundation

Philanthropy in Phocus – Recap & Announcement 4.2.2021

Vibrant… Project Purple

Founded in 2010, Project Purple has become one of the top grossing charities in the pancreatic cancer space in the world. It’s been a leader for the last three years in the NYC Marathon in terms of fundraising, consistently in the top 10 out of 300+ charities. Research portfolio: over 2 million dollars invested since inception. Project Purple has become the nation’s leading provider of patient aid to families fighting pancreatic cancer the last two years. In 2019, they launched the PRECEDE Consortium which will become the world’s largest early detection consortium for high-risk families.

Dino Verrelli was born and raised in Bridgeport Connecticut and has lived in Connecticut the majority of his life. Dino has been at the helm of Project Purple since its inception in 2010 founding the organization and today is the current Chief Executive Officer. He enjoys running, cross-fit and spending time with his family in his free time. Dino received a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Roger Williams University in Bristol Rhode Island.

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Philanthropy in Phocus – Recap & Announcement 3.12.2021

 

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Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), founded in 1977, benefits and proudly supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual / developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury. It is the mission of FREE to help individuals of all abilities realize their full potential. FREE provides a diverse array of supports and services including: housing; recovery services; transition to work; employment; day, community and family services; respite; crisis services; education and after-school support; specialty health services; and advocacy. We welcome our guest, Robert Budd to talk about it all.

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Philanthropy in Phocus – Recap & Announcement 2.26.2021

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How Nonprofit New York makes an Impact

Today’s guest is Taina Sanon, who’s the Programs Director of Nonprofit New York. We will discuss how Nonprofit New York Educates, Advocates & Networks on behalf of its 1700+ Nonprofit members.

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Philanthropy in Phocus – Recap & Announcement 2.19.2021

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An Inspiring & Motivating Conversation with Hey There Beautiful

Today Tommy D is joined in The Attic by Hey There Beautiful Foundation Founder & Executive Director Dailisha Rodriguez whose goal is to empower women and young girls with the confidence they seek in order to achieve success and abundance. Their vision is to provide support, connection, trust, inspiration and leadership skills. With workshops continually beautify communities while creating personal human connections to support empowering the world. They believe anything you can dream will flourish with hard work and perseverance.

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Next week, Taina Sanon of Nonprofit New York will join me in the attic.