The Momentum Project (at Church of God of Prophecy)

The Momentum Project (at Church of God of Prophecy)
Organization Name:
The Momentum Project (at Church of God of Prophecy)
Primary Address 1:
85 East 165th Street
Primary Address 2:
At Gerard and Walton Aves
Primary Address City:
Bronx
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10452
Other Locations 1:
540 East Fordham Rd
Bronx, NY 10458
Long Organization Description:

The Momentum Project is a partnership with BOOM!Health to enhance food pantry, congregate meal and nutritional services for homeless New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic medical conditions in the Bronx and Manhattan.

Organization Phone Number:
(718) 295-5605
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Yizel Santana
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email, Telephone
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Twenty-six years ago, the Momentum Project began as an all-volunteer organization dedicated to feeding disenfranchised New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. Today, Momentum has grown into one of New York City’s largest HIV/AIDS organizations providing hot meals, pantry bags, and a wide array of life saving support services at two locations in two boroughs of the city.
Number of staff/employees:
7
Annual Budget:
$11.7M
Year Started:
1989
Major Funders:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, City Harvest, Food Bank of New York City, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, JP Morgan Chase, New York City Council, New York State Department of Health – AIDS Institute, New York State Health Foundation
Organization Type:
Food Pantry, Nutrition Education, Provide Emergency Food
About the Organization:
What continues to be unique about the Momentum model is that our congregate meal and pantry service attracts the hardest-to-reach individuals with HIV/AIDS, and that we provide all our services in a non-judgmental and supportive environment in our clients’ own neighborhoods. Our comprehensive team of nurses, nutritionists, social workers, chaplains and other specialists engage more than 3,000 low-income individuals with HIV/AIDS every year during meals, and educate, counsel, and link them to primary healthcare, mental health and substance abuse treatment, housing, and other essential services. Momentum works because of the pooling of public and private sector resources, our dedicated staff, committed Board of Directors, caring volunteers, and the trust of thousands of HIV/AIDS clients and their families.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan
Core Programs:
Communal meals and grocery bags, nutrition, nursing/health education
Major Issues:
Food Pantry, Food Security, Nutrition Education (Adult), Provide Emergency Food
Hours of Operation:
11am-1pm; 4pm-6:30pm (Intake at 3pm)
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
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