United Neighborhood Houses

by Leah Butz
United Neighborhood Houses
Address
1512 Townsend Avenue
Bronx
NY
10452
Phone Number
(718) 716-8000
Director, Manager or CEO
Jack Doyle
Volunteers per month
10,188
Number of staff/employees
10,149
Annual Budget
$730 million aggregate budget
Year Started
1919
Major Funders
Foundations: 46%; Special Events: 21%; Individuals & Corporations: 12%; Membership Dues: 12%; Fees and Interest: 5%; Government: 4%
Latest Projects
Communities for Healthy Food NYC Addresses healthy food access in neighborhoods by incorporating programming into existing services, educating residents about nutrition, and creating a new and/or improved healthy food venue.
Interesting Fact
United Neighborhood Houses’ (UNH) member agencies provide nearly 1.8 million meals to 8,000 individuals each year through their child care centers, senior centers, meals on wheels, afterschool programs, homeless shelters, and HIV/AIDS programs.
Areas Served
Bronx
Core Programs
Various programs for Children, Youth, Voter Mobilization, Adult Literacy and Immigrant Services, Older Adults, Emergency Preparedness, Healthy Food, Strengthening Settlement Houses, Next Generation of Settlement House Leaders.
Health specific: Healthy Food Program aims to improve health outcomes by increasing access to affordable fresh food.
Afterschool Conservation club: environmental education that teaches adaptation, recycling, human impacts, aquatic life and stewardship ethics.
Current neighborhood projects include maintaining butterfly gardens and creating recycling and composting programs.
Major Issues
Community Advocacy, Food Security, Increase Food Access
Non-profit?
Nonprofit
Frequently used hashtags
#buildingwellbeing #NICIP #UNHFamily #UNHNY#bronx
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