Make the Road NY

Make the Road NY
Organization Name:
Make the Road NY
Primary Address 1:
301 Grove Street
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11237
Other Locations 1:
92-10 Roosevelt Avenue
Jackson Heights, New York 11372
Other Locations 2:
161 Port Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10302

1090 Suffolk Avenue
Brentwood, NY 11717
Long Organization Description:

MRNY builds the power of Latinx and working class communities of color to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education and the provision of survival services.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(718) 418-7690
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Ana Maria Archila
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email, Telephone, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc), Community Meetings
How often does your organization use social media?:
2-3x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
We have over 20,000 community members who we assist through our nutrition intervention program.
Community members (approx.):
1500
Number of volunteers:
200
Number of staff/employees:
200
Year Started:
1992
Major Funders:
Hagedorn Foundation New York City Department of Youth & Community Development New York State Education Department Robin Hood Foundation Single Stop USAAmerican Red Cross of Greater NY New York State Department of Health / Community Service Society New York City Department of Education / United Way of New York City New York State Department of State New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance Project Vote
Organization Type:
Food Bank, Food Pantry
About the Organization:
Make the Road New York (MRNY) is the largest participatory immigrant organization in New York with 17,000+ members. With vibrant community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Midland Beach and Port Richmond, Staten Island; and Brentwood, Long Island, MRNY gives voice to thousands of immigrants and working class New Yorkers through community organizing, educates tomorrow’s leaders and provides services to support families.
Areas Served:
Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens
Core Programs:
Food pantry, Nutrition education programs, Improved disease prevention, early detection, and nutrition for 20,000+ community members through direct benefits and health insurance enrollment, HIV testing, and health education.
Major Issues:
Food Pantry, Healthy Food Access, Increase Food Access, Nutrition Education (Children/Youth), Nutrition Education (Adult)
Hours of Operation:
9:30AM – 8:30PM
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#knowyourrights #heretostay
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#libertyNY
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