Five years ago, Latifa Jackson was an 18 year old young mother at Covenant House's Rights of Passage program, dreaming of better days and a brighter future for herself and her infant son. Today, she has her own apartment, a steady job and is in school. Last weekend she returned to the place she once called home to help others and give back to the community. With help from her childhood friend Shauna Riley, they organized a toy drive for Covenant House children.Read More
While over 400 homeless youth slept safely inside, over 120 professionals of the real estate industry slept on the streets outside Covenant House in New York and Hollywood on Octobewr 10, 2015 to raise awareness and over $360,000 for the cause.Read More
On Thursday night, October 22, employees from Lenox Advisors will sleep on the street outside Covenant House shelters in New York and Hollywood. The event will raise awareness and funds for the homeless youth living at Covenant House.Read More
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced the indictment of Michael Lamb, 33, for operating a sex trafficking and prostitution scheme in New York and New Jersey that preyed upon our kids. Read the entire press release below:
DISTRICT ATTORNEY – NEW YORK COUNTY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 30, 2015
While over 400 homeless youth slept safely inside, over 100 professionals of the (re) insurance industry slept on the streets outside Covenant House to raise awareness and over $440,000 for the cause.
“I am so humbled and proud of this industry for coming together to make such a real impact in the lives of the homeless kids at Covenant House,” said Andrew Bustillo, President and CEO of BMS Intermediaries Inc. and the Board Chair of Covenant House International.
On Wednesday, September 2 top fashion models, in partnership with the I Am Waters Foundation, came to Covenant House New York to give back. In an intimate group discussion with our Young Women Empowerment Group, models and residents shared their hopes and dreams and even made time for an impromptu runway walk! Read more about this exeprience here.Read More
On Monday August 17th - one of the hottest days of the year - Broadway stars slept out in the streets in solidarity with the 325 young people that live at Covenant House. Together they raised more than $260,000 to provide food, clothing, shelter, medical attention, education, and housing.Read More