Showing posts from March, 2011

Meet Kim

Born the oldest of six, Kim grew up in Harlem. After high school, she became an addict. After years of moving from one family member’s couch to another, she knew she had to get help.
Susan’s Place is the first shelter that Kim has been in and as she put it, “It’s the first and last.”
She didn’t know what to expect when she arrived at Susan’s Place, but upon getting there, her life “changed tremendously.”
“This place is beautiful. The atmosphere isn’t about thuggin' like it is in other shelters. The staff brings out the good parts of you. This place demands it of you.”
After almost 18 months at Susan’s Place, Kim is moving out into permanent housing.
“I never dreamed I’d be eligible for where I’m going,” she said. “This place has given me a sense of respect and self worth that I’ve never had before.”
Over the past months, Kim has been managing the gym at Susan’s Place, ensuring the new equipment is taken care of and that the women at the shelter are able to be physically active. E…

Peter J. Sharp Men's Health Day

The Peter J. Sharp Men's Health Day was a success thanks to all the hard work from the CFH Health Education team! (pictured below with Executive Director Bobby Watts)

For more information on the CFH Health Education programs, click HERE.

The Delfonics Take the Stage at Susan's Place

The Delfonics gave the residents of Susan's Place something to cheer about on Wednesday March 18th. Performing their hits "La La (Means I Love You)" and "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)," the trio sang, danced and entertained the ladies and staff in a free concert.

For more information on Susan's Place, click HERE.