Holiday drawings of Santa by participants

CANY Newsletter | Winter 2021 |

INSIDE THIS ISSUE Partnership with Snug Harbor Volunteering with Meals on Wheels Thank You to Lynda Kachmar Holiday Card Contest and Talent Show Career Discovery Project Featured in SI Advance A Note of Gratitude from CANY ***    READ THE NEWSLETTER  ***

‘Why let it stop me?’: Students with visual impairments get job opportunities on path to dream careers

Odd jobs. Busywork. Answering phones. For a long time, those were the only options for visually impaired high schoolers and college students seeking work experience in an internship. But that’s now changing, thanks to a citywide nonprofit that connects the students with professional opportunities in the five boroughs and Westchester County. Tottenville High School’s Ava […]

Attendee in a golf cart.

Great Day at City Access New York’s Golf Outing 

It was a beautiful picture perfect day at City Access New York’s golf outing at Silver Lake Golf Course and The Veranda Restaurant. Despite the virus, we were able to follow strict guidelines to keep everyone attending safe and enjoy a fun filled day with friends, food and golf. We would like to thank our generous sponsors, […]

Clear Face Mask

Deaf Awareness Week: September 20th-26th, 2020

Deaf Awareness Week is a national week of celebrating deafness.  It is observed annually throughout the last full week of September.  The week focuses on promoting the positive aspects of deafness, encouraging social inclusion, and raising awareness of the organizations that support those who are deaf. 

Participant puts on gloves

CANY Newsletter | July 2020 |

We invite you to read our July 2020 Newsletter to learn about the work we are doing and we look forward to providing our programs and services once again.  INSIDE THIS ISSUE What We’ve Been Up To A message from our Executive Director What’s On The Horizon  ***    READ THE NEWSLETTER  ***

Jay Anderson, Industrial Business Manager

CANY Is Grateful To The Community

We would like to thank Councilwoman Debi Rose for donating masks and hand sanitizers to the CANY Cares Campaign. Delivering the PPE is David Hernandez, the Director of Constituent Services (see photo: bottom left). We are also thankful to the Staten Island Economic Development Corp. and Jay Anderson, Industrial Business Manager (see photo: bottom right), for their donation […]

Woman holding PPE supplies

CANY Supports Community

Because of the generous donations of Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and her staff, the CANY Cares Campaign was able to give out PPE to deserving organizations to keep their DSP’s safe while working with the developmentally disabled population.  We are truly grateful to all our supporters that allow us to give back to the community!!       […]

Alyssa D'Agosto, Communications Manager for PCCS

CANY Cares Campaign pays it forward…..

City Access New York was able to donate masks to Person Centered Care Services (PCCS) for their DSP’s working in group homes and at participants homes. Accepting the masks is Alyssa D’Agosto, Communications Manager for PCCS.

Crossroads Unlimited staff member Angela Edwards

CANY Cares Campaign Gives Back

Through the efforts of the CANY Cares Campaign, City Access New York was not only able to secure enough donations and PPE (masks, gloves, face shields, sanitizers, gowns) for our own staff but also able to support the needs of some of the non-profit organizations in the Staten Island community.  On Friday, Crossroads Unlimited staff member […]