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Significant CFH press mentions from 2017 – Present. Please contact Connor Moriarty at cmoriarty@cfhnyc.org with any and all media inquiries.


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August 10th, 2023

McDermott + Bull Places Inaugural Chief Program Officer for Care for the Homeless

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May 17th, 2023

NYC is again scrambling to house migrants. How did we get here?

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May 1st, 2023

JPMorgan Chaseโ€™s Cross-Firm Collaboration Helps Finance Safe Haven

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April 27th, 2023

Mayor Adams Appoints Jimmy Oddo as Department of Buildings Commissioner, Molly Wasow Park as Department of Social Serivces Commissioner

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crain’s new york business – health pulse

April 27th, 2023

Midtown-based FQHC gets $20M to provide services to homeless New Yorkers

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April 18th, 2023

NYC and nonprofits got $60 million in new federal aid to battle homelessness. Hereโ€™s how theyโ€™ll spend the money.

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March 9th, 2023

As leaders grapple with how to help homeless New Yorkers, the United Hospital Fund looks back at our role creating Health Care for the Homeless (now Care For the Homeless) in 1985. The coalition was among the first homeless health care organizations in the US.

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February 8th, 2023

Deaths among NYCโ€™s homeless population reach record high in 2022

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December 16th, 2022

Homeless Personsโ€™ Memorial Vigil Honors Growing List of New Yorkers Lost

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December 15th, 2022

Few Homeless New Yorkers Moving from Subways to Safe Havens, As Enforcement Continues

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October 31st, 2022

CFH President and CEO, George Nashak, has been named a 2022 Power Player in Health Care by Politics NY.

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March 30th, 2022

The City is Pushing Homeless New Yorkers Off the Streets and Subways. Where Will They Go?

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March 29th, 2022

Adams unveils 80 new โ€˜safe havenโ€™ shelter beds in the Bronx as homeless encampments removal plan take heat

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March 29th, 2022

1st ‘Safe Haven’ facility opens to mixed criticism of Mayor Adams’ approach to homelessness

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The Official Website of the City of New York

March 29th, 2022

Mayor Adams Opens Safe Haven Facility, Expanding Shelter Access and Other Services to New Yorkers Experiencing Homelessness

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March 16th, 2022

OPEN Host Daren Jaime sits down with the Substance Abuse Counselor at Care For the Homeless, Luis Fernandez discusses how the organization is providing behavioral health care services to individuals suffering from substance abuse.

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March 8th, 2022

2021 Was Deadliest Year on Record for Homeless New Yorkers

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February 16th, 2022

OPEN Host Daren Jaime sits down with the Communications & Marketing Administrator of Care For the Homeless, Connor T. Moriarty who talks about how the organization is caring for the needs of people experiencing homelessness in New York City.

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beneficial state bank

January 31st, 2022

Beneficial State Bank Appoints Surjit Chana to its Board of Directors

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tapinto somers

December 18th, 2021

Surjit Chana Elected Board Chair for Care For the Homeless

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December 7th, 2021

Care For the Homeless: Providing Medical Care to the Homeless Community

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mother cabrini health foundation

June 9th, 2021

Providing Oral Healthcare to the Homeless

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catholic new york

June 2nd, 2021

His Work on Behalf of Homeless Pays Help Forward

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u.s. news & world report

April 27th, 2021

Trust, J&J Shot Key to Vaccinating Homeless People

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nbc 10 boston

February 12, 2021

The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester has invited some prominent Black alumni (including CFH COO, Ron Lawson, back for virtual discussions on structural racism and what can be done to break down barriers.

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The cooperator

January 14, 2021

Read more to see how lifting eviction moratoriums can contribute to devastating spikes of COVID-19.

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Unity Radio

January 8, 2021

CFH Chief Operations Officer, Ron Lawson sat for an interview with Unity Radio’s Ernie Floyd. The two discussed Ron’s background, why he thinks the work being done by CFH is so important and some exciting plans for the future of the organization.

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December 22, 2020

Houselessness is an everyday crisis. The pandemic, however, has highlighted just how vulnerable that population is. But extreme weather adds yet another threat. The Frontline dives into how the East Coastโ€™s first snowstorm has further complicated the critical work of providing care to people experiencing houselessness.

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NY1 Spectrum News

December 15, 2020

CFH leadership sat with Cheryl Wils of NY1 to speak about the Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day ceremony and its importance.

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December 14, 2020

How A Simple Change In The City’s Homeless Strategy Is Bringing More People Indoors

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June 18, 2020

The iconic Ben Vereen joined the show this week to talk about his spirituality, non-profit work, and the hour-long benefit event: Virtual Vereen & Friends.

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June 18, 2020

Actor Ben Vereen helping to care for the homeless during pandemic

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good day new york

June 2, 2020

CFH Ambassador and Tony Award winning actor, Ben Vereen, and CFh President and CEO, George Nashak, discuss how COVID-19 is affecting NYC’s homeless as well as his online benefit, Virtual Vereen & Friends.

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May 21, 2020

Tony Award-winning actor and Care For the Homeless Ambassador Ben Vereen talks about his latest project Virtual Vereen and Friends, an online benefit event supporting CFHโ€™s COVID-19 Impact Fund.

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fubu radio

April 22, 2020

Host Chrys Childs sits down with the legendary Ben Vereen and President and CEO of Care for the Homeless George Nashak to discuss our homeless situation in New York and what they’re doing to combat it.

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April 21, 2020

Q&A with George Nashak from Care For the Homeless on the COVID-19 crisis

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crain’s new york business – health pulse

April 10, 2020

Homeless nonprofit secures funding to recruit health workers

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Yahoo! Finance

April 9, 2020

United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable New York Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency

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April 9, 2020

United Health Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Support Vulnerable New York Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency

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nbc 4 new york

March 9, 2020

Ben Vereen to Get Broadway Lifetime Achievement Award (Mentions CFH at 4:02)

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Curbed new york

February 25th, 2020

Housing, rental vouchers, outreach: Can NYC fix its homeless crisis?

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Fox 5 New York

February 23, 2020

Ben Vereen disucsses upcoming award, charity work and Care For the Homeless

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HouseSmarts with Lou Manfredini

December 21st, 2019

Tune in to the 12-21-19 show and skip to the 24:30 mark to hear Lou Manfredini’s interview with our Executive Director, George Nashak.

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HouseSmarts with Lou Manfredini interview with Care For the Homeless Executive Director, George Nashak.

Queens Daily Eagle

December 19th, 2019

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day honors the New Yorkers who died in 2019

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AM New York

December 19th, 2019

Homeless who died in 2019 honored at memorial event in Manhattan

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November 15th, 2019

Vision Health Initiative Named a Mutual of America 2019 Community Partnership Award Winner

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AM New York

November 6th, 2019

Manhattan’s CB4 honored for compassionate approach to the homeless

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The midtown gazette

October 27th, 2019

Chinatown Murders Reveal Systemic Issues in Homeless Policy

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WCBS 880 Newsradio

October 9th, 2019

Tensions High at Queens Homeless Shelter Hearing

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The Wall Street Jounral

October 8th, 2019

New York City Boosts Homeless Outreach After Four Men Are Killed

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Manhattan times

August 7th, 2019

New Aid for Patients from Criminal Justice System

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The City

May 20, 2019

A Quiet Welcome for Homeless Women, Blocks from Billionaire’s Row Shelter Site

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Holy Cross Magazine

April 19th, 2019

The Golden Rule: Holy Cross Alumnus Helps Provide Health Care to the Homeless

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The Wall Street Journal

January 26th, 2019

New York City Tries to Link Nexus of Doctors Serving the Homeless

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fox 5 new york

September 21st, 2018

Health Empowered Beauty Fashion Show and Benefit on Good Day New York

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AM new york

June 23rd, 2018

Summer Solstice Success Celebration Honors Essay Winner Who Went from Homeless to Advocate

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healthcare innovation

March 20th, 2018

Housing is Healthcare: How a PCMH is Caring for NYCโ€™s Homeless Population – CFH in the News

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January 16th, 2018

Opioid Crisis Driving Record Number of Deaths Among City’s Homeless, Report Finds

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pix 11 news

December 21st, 2017

Nearly 200 homeless men and women who died in New York City remembered at memorial service

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am new york

December 19th, 2017

Homeless people who died this year to be recognized at memorial service. – CFH in the News

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October 29th, 2017

This fashion show helps homeless people feel wonderful about themselves. – CFH in the News

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new york nonprofit media

August 31st, 2017

We Could End Family Homelessness – CFH in the News

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