People | September 15, 2020
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Provide College Scholarships to 20 Homeless Students in N.Y.C.
Twenty college-bound homeless students will receive laptops and nearly $2,000 each from the first-ever Win Scholarship Fund, established with a donation from Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos. The funding and laptops will be critical to helping students overcome the barriers created by the COVID-19 pandemic, as students experiencing homelessness face heightened obstacles to accessing technology, books, transportation, and other essentials that often aren’t covered by financial aid.
Despite the challenges, Win students have made remarkable achievements: 60 percent of graduating high school seniors at Win are beginning this fall at colleges nationwide, including Syracuse University, Clark Atlanta University, and Portland State University.Read More
El Diario | July 27, 2020
Promueven proyecto para que la Ciudad cree nuevo cupón de rentas para inquilinos golpeados por el COVID-19
Christine Quinn, president of the WIN organization, which provides shelter and support services to homeless mothers, who is supporting the Levine bill, agreed with the…
Bklyner | July 23, 2020
One Fourth Avenue Family Homeless Shelter Is Open; Other To Open In The Fall
PARK SLOPE – After much delay and controversy, one of the two large family homeless shelters announced for 4th Avenue, the Shirley Chisholm Family Residence…
New York Daily News | July 09, 2020
Readers sound off on school reopenings, racist team names and Amy Cooper
Christine C. Quinn, president and CEO, WIN: Families are in dire need of rental assistance. A housing crisis will arrive when enhanced unemployment benefits and…
CNN Español | July 08, 2020
325.000 hogares podrían ser desalojados en Nueva York por no pagar el alquiler
Muchos habitantes de Nueva York no han podido pagar la renta como consecuencia del desempleo, que se incrementó desde que inició la pandemia. Aunque el…
NY1 | July 02, 2020
Twin Homeless Students Defy the Odds, Have Big Goals Ahead
“We still battle these stereotypes that the homeless are lazy, that they don’t want to work, that they’re drug addicts that they’re you know hopeless….
Bronx Times | July 02, 2020
‘Achieving the unthinkable’: Highbridge teen tells of his journey to higher education
Jones, who lives in WIN supportive housing, grew up in a rough area. He was bullied in elementary and middle school, which caused depression, anxiety,…