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Part of the Solution (POTS)

Part of the Solution (POTS)
Organization Name: Part of the Solution (POTS)
Primary Address 1: 2759 Webster Avenue
Primary Address City: Bronx
Primary Address State: NY
Primary Address Zip: 10458
Long Organization Description:

POTS’ mission is to be a loving community in the Bronx that nourishes the basic needs and hungers of all who come to its door.

Organization Website Address: http://www.potsbronx.org/
Organization Phone Number: (718) 220-4892
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name): Christopher Bean
Is there any other information you would like to share?: We have free tax services on our premises during tax time. No appointments needed; we take walk-ins.
How do customers and clients contact your organization?: Email, Telephone, Walk-in
How often does your organization use social media?: 1x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization: This year alone, POTS will help more than 25,000 people, including 8,000 children, with a multitude of needs common to individuals and families living in poverty. In the past five years, the number of individuals that have turned to POTS for assistance has nearly tripled.
Community members (approx.): 8,050
Number of volunteers: 3,000
Number of staff/employees: 34
Year Started: 1982
Major Funders: Robin Hood Foundation, Single Stop USA, Andor Capital Management Foundation, Maverick Capital Foundation, Dalio Family Foundation, Rusty Staub Foundation, New York Yankees, PDT Partners, Judith C. White Foundation, The Walmart Foundation and many more
Organization Type: Community Dining Room, Immigration Services, Variety of services that address the needs of our clients
About the Organization: POTS is a ‘one-stop shop’ assisting individuals living in poverty on their journeys from crisis to stability and ultimately, self-sufficiency. POTS is dedicated to providing a professional and hospitable environment where every interaction is based on compassion and respect. We believe that every person should have access to the essentials of life and the support necessary to achieve stability, and ultimately self-sufficiency. We believe POTS’ ‘one-stop shop’ model of providing a coordinated and comprehensive package of support is the best means of addressing the myriad needs that accompany poverty.
Latest Project: Expanding our services to a planned addition to the present POTS building.
Areas Served: Bronx
Core Programs: Community Dining Room, Food Pantry, Mail Services, Barbershop, Clothing Room, Shower Facilities, Legal Clinic, Case Management, POTS Family CLub, Holiday Meals and Gifts, Host to medical and dental clinic
Major Issues: Case Management
Food Pantry
Hosted Medical and Dental Clinic
Housing
Shower Facilities
Hours of Operation: 9am – 4pm
Non-profit?: Non-Profit
We have and or use Social Media?: Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1: #givehelp, #community, #POTSBronx
Frequently used hashtags 2: #volunteer
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