LIFT – New York

by Leah Butz
LIFT – New York
349 East 149th St
Address Line 2
Suite 500
Phone Number
(347) 584-4010
Director, Manager or CEO
Unique Brathwaite – Executive Director of LIFT-New York; Kirsten Lodal – CEO & Co-founder of LIFT
Community members served per month
200 members are served every month at LIFT-New York
Number of staff/employees
Annual Budget
Year Started
LIFT-New York has been serving low-income families and caregivers since 1999.
Major Funders
America Forward, The Aspen Institute, Feedback Labs, Corporation for National & Community Service
Latest Projects
LIFT-New York has been working with Single Stop USA and continuing our coaching program designed to create actionable family goals and strategies to achieve them including increasing savings & reducing debt, finding high-quality educational opportunities and securing jobs that can provide more economic stability.
Interesting Fact
Financial empowerment coaching, where families are assigned LIFT advocates who will work with them over the course of a year to provide tools and resources to identify financial goals and action steps in order to meet those goals.
Areas Served
Bronx, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C
Core Programs
LIFT-New York offers personal, social and financial programs to assist members (parents they serve) and advocates (dedicated volunteers) to build a relationship that is rooted in dignity and respect.
Major Issues
Employment, Food Assistance Programs (SNAP/WIC/EBT), Anti-Poverty
Hours of Operation
Monday-Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Frequently used hashtags
#LIFTNY #LIFT4Good #2gen #poverty
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