October 21, 2015

Celebrating an SUS All-Rounder
Valerie Stanback is an honoree at next month's SUS Annual Benefit-An Evening of Opportunity. Valerie has been part of SUS since 2008 and for the last three years has been employed as one of SUS' urban farmers.

Valerie is not one to let her personal challenges hold her back from achieving her goals ... MORE 


Taking on a New World

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Here is a story of transformation from despair to hope.

34-year-old Alicia* is a mother of two who came to New York from El Salvador last year.  She is a very ambitious young woman with a strong desire to make the best of her opportunities in the United States so she quickly enrolled in classes to learn English-as-a-Second-Language.  But there is something else you should know about her:  Alicia is a victim of domestic violence ... MORE

SUS Helps Keep NY Green
Volunteers from PIMCO partner with SUS for MillionTreesNYC project.

Did you know that trees remove dust and other pollutants from the air? In fact, one tree can remove 26 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually, the equivalent of 11,000 miles of car emissions.* It was this and many other health and environmental benefits that prompted the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) to embark on the ambitious MillionTreesNYC project ... MORE

Launch of
Faces of SUS
We're incredibly proud of who we are and we want to tell the world about us.
Next month we will be launching Faces of SUS, a weekly social media post that features one face from within the SUS community, (staff, people served and family members), sharing something about themselves. We hope you will not only learn about the people who make up our rich and vibrant community but also ... MORE

An Evening of Opportunity!
There are less than four weeks until SUS hosts its 2015 Annual Benefit, bringing together leaders from New York's business and philanthropic communities at one of New York's most historically significant and beautiful locales ... MORE
Holiday Stocking Project
Looking for ideas on what goodies to add to your SUS Holiday Stocking?  Contact Minjung Park at
Please sign up by Nov 20 and submit your gifts before Dec 4.