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Community Outreach

Community Outreach 2019-11-15T11:23:57+00:00

From donation drives to providing support to communities healing from tragedy, we use the power of the shelter dog to provide emotional comfort as well as open discussion about our emotional well-being and how we can all relate to one another.

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2019

November

  • 11/27/19 –Mayor’s Gotham Hospital Initiative 7901 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 1137310:00AM – 12:30PM

    Gotham Hospital: NYC Health + Hospitals: In partnership with the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit our team supports families and individuals throughout New York City who visit the Gotham Health Network. These hospitals provide primary and preventive health care services in their own neighborhoods. The Mutt-i-grees Team visits to support and promote a healthy lifestyle connecting patients with rescue pets while teaching social emotional skills to build resiliency.

December

  • 12/6/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY, 10038, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

    Catholic Charities:
    Our team visits with unaccompanied immigrant minors who are under the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlements. We work with the children to support social emotional learning with rescue dogs via our Mutt-i-grees Curriculum while they wait for their group orientation called “Know Your rights” and to meet for individual legal screening to assess legal relief eligibility in the United Sates. Their age range varies significantly from 5 through 17 years old and most of the youth speak only Spanish.
  • 12/11/19 – Westhab, Inc SONYC at Atmosphere Academy – 22 Marble Hill Avenue, Bronx, NY 104633:30PM – 4:30PM

    Westhab: In response growing homelessness, Westhab expanded its focus to renovate and operate shelters in Westchester since 1981. They improve entire communities by engaging resident leaders and neighborhood stakeholders. Always intent not just on addressing the problem, but working to find a solution. The Mutt-i-grees Program works with youth in the local schools that reside in Westhab housing bringing rescue dogs to teach 21st century skills. Bridging social emotional learning with rescue pets, we provide a platform to cultivate empathy, build resiliency and bring a bit of hope. We are honored to be a program partner with Westhab.

2020

January

  • 1/21/20 – Spectrum Designs – Nicholas Center 366 Main St, Port Washington, NY 11050, 12:30PM – 1:30PM

    Nicholas Center: The Nicholas Center’s mission is to support individuals with autism in leading full and productive lives in their neighborhood. Their goal is to deliver needed services which allows participants to have a professional life that promotes independence, skill building, enrichment and full integration in the community. The Mutt-i-grees Program visits the Nicholas Center with rescue pets connecting with their employed staff in support of the organization’s platform to cultivate empathy, build leadership and foster meaningful relationships.

April

2019

November

  • 11/8/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY, 10038, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

October

  • 10/4/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY
  • 10/5/19 – Adoption Event 10th Anniversary Celebration w/ Councilman Alan N. Maisel – Marine Park, 3244 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY

September

  • 9/6/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY

August

  • 8/2/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY
  • 8/12/19Vanderbilt Hospital; Gotham Health and Hospitals Network Out Patient165 Vanderbilt Ave, Staten Island, NY
  • 8/13/19Project Hospitality27 Port Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY
  • 8/14/19Vanderbilt Hospital; Gotham Health and Hospitals Network Out Patient165 Vanderbilt Ave, Staten Island, NY
  • 8/16/19 – Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay – Oyster Bay, NY

July

  • 7/18/19 – Westhab Homeless Shelter 2371 Central Park Ave., Yonkers, NY
  • 7/19/19 – Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay – Oyster Bay, NY

June

May

  • 5/10/19 – Our Lady of Mercy Paris – Hallmark Adoption Event, 815 Convent Road, Syosset, NY
  • 5/31/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY

March 

  • 3/1/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY
  • 3/6/19Ulster County BOCES – New Paltz, NY
  • 3/19/19North Carolina Rescue with Hancock Middle School & Mithcell County Animal Rescue – Spruce Pine, NC
  • 3/20/19NC Rescue Arrives – NYC Students On Campus To Unload NSALA Campus
  • 3/26/19Langone Children’s Hospital34 & 1st Ave, NY

April 

  • 4/4/19Oyster Bay Boys & Girls Club 1 Pine Hollow Road, Oyster Bay, NY
  • 4/5/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY
  • 4/10/19Human Animal Bond – East New York Health and Hospitals2094 Pitkin Avenue, Brooklyn 1:00PM
  • 4/11/19 Mayor’s Office Invitation to Speak – Human Animal Bond Brooklyn Community Pride Center1360 Fulton St., New York, NY
  • 4/26/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY

January 

  • 1/4/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY
  • 2/1/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY
  • 3/1/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY
  • 4/5/19 – Catholic Charities – 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor, New York, NY

2018

December

  • 12/18/18 – Catholic Charities – New York, NY @ 10:00am

November

  • 11/2/18 – Catholic Charities – New York, NY @ 10:00am

September 

  • 9/21/18 – NYON Helicopter – Kearny, NJ
  • 9/29/18 – Walk and Wag – Port Washington, NY

2017

September 

  • Worldwide Day of Play, Norwalk CT

June

  • Catherine’s Butterfly Party, Newtown, CT

May 

  • Pillows for Paws, New York, NY

April

  • Boston Marathon, Boston Medical Center

February 

  • Bridge Haven Family Transitional Center, Bronx, NY

January 

  • Bridge Haven Family Transitional Center, Bronx, NY
  • Newtown Edmund Town Hall, Newtown, CT