News & Updates
We're excited to announce that three new leaders have recently joined the NCS Board of Directors.
This year NCS is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Louis Nine House!
Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter is embarking on a new initiative to stimulate and encourage creative solutions to the challenges of homelessness. The $5,000 NCS NextGen Innovation Award (Award), supports the work of an emerging leader who is advancing new approaches or methods addressing issues related to homelessness in New York City.
The Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter 2019 Neighbors Helping Neighbors Spring Benefit was held on Tuesday, May 21st at the Loeb Central Park Boathouse.
Thank you to everyone who joined us and helped make the event a huge success. We loved having so many friends gather to celebrate NCS and deeply appreciate your support of our work. We are delighted to report that we raised more than $250,000 at the Benefit.
Residents, staff, board members, and guests joined together on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 to celebrate Louis Nine House residents’ talents at the 2nd “Showtime on the Blvd” event in the past year. Tenants dazzled us with their songs, poetry slams, clothing designs, collages, and paintings!
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Louis Nine House residents visited the Bombas headquarters for a a day of professional development and fun!
Miracle Icons founder Mary Jo Pane visited The NCS Residence and Louis Nine House to lead the tenants in jewelry making events.
Christmas cheer was spread this year at the NCS Residence and Louis Nine House as tenants, staff, volunteers, and guests celebrated with festive meals and presents!
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NCS residents shared their talents at the annual holiday party on Dec. 6th. Highlights included a resident reading from the novel he’s working on, a Chanukah song sung in yiddush, Silent Night played on harmonica, an original rap in Spanish, magic tricks and other inspiring readings and songs.