SCAN NY’s Donna Pearce, LMSW, Director at our Family Renewal Center, receives New York Nonprofit Media’s first ever Fred Scaglione Award

Donna was selected from among this year’s thirty-one NYN Media FrontLine Heroes for this special honor. The Fred Scaglione Award honors a non-profit worker whose career particularly demonstrates dedication, commitment to and a thorough understanding of their chosen cause. The award is named after Fred Scaglione, the founder and original editor of what was then […]

SCAN NY featured on WNET New York Public Media’s “Treasurers of New York”

The work of SCAN New York was recently highlighted in a brand new documentary on WNET-TV. “Treasures of New York, Settlement Houses” aired in New York City on WNET channel 13 on Sunday, November 20th. Click here to watch the entire film. The documentary opens with 11-year old SCAN program participant (and beat composer/performer) AJ, […]

The New York Yankees, a Longtime SCAN Partner, Show Their Support in The Times

SCAN NY is one of the local charities Yankees Manager Joe Girardi highlighted this season, by wearing a t-shirt at his pregame news conferences. (excerpted from The New York Times) By Billy Witzsept / September 30, 2016 The public image of Joe Girardi, with his square chin, G.I. Joe haircut and righteous assertions, might best […]

SCAN is New York Nonprofit Media’s Agency of the Month

The article features an interview with Lew Zuchman, Executive Director, along with in-depth reporting on our Reach For the Stars and GLASS (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Supporters) programs. Read the full article here. Supportive Children’s Advocacy Network: Empowering Parents to Promote Education A high school diploma is still out of reach for 50 percent of […]

Our 2016 Spring Gala was a Huge Success!

On May 17th over 130 friends, supporters and partners gathered at the New York Junior League to celebrate our 2016 Spring Gala, “Reaching New Horizons“. This year’s event was a wonderful opportunity to honor those who continue to play a vital role in our growth, and to raise much-needed funds to help improve the lives […]

Our Fall 2015 SCANLife Newsletter is here!

SCANLife, the agency’s newsletter, is hitting mailboxes this week. In addition to news about two brand new Cornerstone Community Centers in East Harlem, this edition also includes stories about our wonderful summers camps, Get Healthy, East Harlem, SCAN’s new healthy food and nutrition program, and the new Reading Rangers, a brand new literacy program for […]

Get Healthy, East Harlem, SCAN’s New Healthy Food & Nutrition Program

SCAN has been awarded significant new funding to establish a new program for NYCHA residents in East Harlem. The $75,000 grant from the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, in partnership with United Neighborhood Houses, provides full funding for SCAN to launch Get Healthy, East Harlem at our Lehman Cornerstone center this fall. Further, we will […]

New Reading Rangers Literacy Program Launches

This fall, thanks to our expanding partnership with the New York Junior League, a brand new literacy program for 20 children in the 3rd – 5th grade is launching at SCAN’s East River Cornerstone Community Center in East Harlem. The aim of Reading Rangers is to encourage and educate young children by providing reading lessons […]

SCAN’s East Harlem Expansion Continues

SCAN has been awarded new contracts that enabled us to open two additional centers in East Harlem. We now run a total of seven Cornerstone community centers in the community. The two new Cornerstone centers, at Lehman Village on Madison Avenue and East 108th St., and at Dewitt Clinton Houses on Lexington Avenue and East […]

Our Spring 2015 SCANLife Newsletter is here!

SCANLife, the agency’s newsletter, is hitting mailboxes this week.  This addition features a cover story about brand new funding from the NYC Department of Youth and Community Service that is helping to create a fresh atmosphere of excitement and achievement at one of SCAN’s largest and most established sites in the South Bronx: our Mullaly […]