Staten Island, NY (June 30, 2016) — At the June meeting of Eden II Programs, the board of directors approved the addition of two new board members, Deepak Alur and Lou Anne Haley. Deepak Alur is a community member. He graduated from T.A. Pai Management Institute (Manipal, India) with an MBA in Finance and Marketing. He began his career in financial services with Citibank India where he quickly held the position as head of Sales for key markets in western regions of India. With exceptional service delivery and an unwavering fervor, Deepak has received some of the most esteemed industry […]
Thank you to the families of the following participants for donating to our recent “Back to the 80’s” party! Check out photos from the event on our Flickr page! •Andrew •Anthony •Brianna •Celeste •Conor •Hassan •Luke •Marygrace •Matthew •Nicky •Tyrique •Vincent
National Grid employees spent a busy day volunteering at the Eden II Programs Honorable James P. Molinaro Center for Autism, located in Stapleton. Mike Ruiz, Director of Community & Customer Management; Frank Lombardo, Director of Gas Maintenance & Construction for Staten Island, and Carol Decina, Manager, Community & Customer Management; along with 16 volunteers, worked on a number of activities with the Eden II participants; including organizing the library, assisting in gym class and helping out with theatre group. The volunteers are part of National Grid’s Power to Serve initiative. Through the initiative National Grid employees engage with and volunteer […]
Congressman Dan Donovan visited The Hon. James P. Molinaro Center for Autism, located at 15 Beach St. as the ‘Principal for the Day.’ Led on a tour by Eden II participant Meghan Mattei, Congressman Donovan noted the spacious classrooms and design of the new building and the opportunities it creates for participants. “I had such an incredible time with the Eden II students during my visit, and the facility’s staff are providing an invaluable service. I’m proud to represent a team so dedicated to improving the lives and experiences of our special needs population, and I look forward to returning […]
Engraving of Bookshelves By: Eden II Participant Meghan Hi, my name is Meghan. I have autism and I am a participant at Eden II Programs. I would like to explain why bookshelves should be engraved in the Dr. Anthony Moretti Library at our Beach Street location.
Hope to see many of you at the May 13th JCC Special Needs Resource Fair where our Director for Staten Island Family Support Services, Heather D’Auria, LMHC, will be discussing crisis services.
As the world “lights it up blue” for Autism Awareness Month, some local students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will be hitting the books to learn how to manage their money. High Water Women, an organization where dedicated volunteers teach financial literacy classes to low income youth, conduct career days, mentor at-risk women and youth, conduct computer skills, résumé writing, and job search workshops, has partnered with Eden II Programs to help students with autism through an 8 week financial literacy course. Diane Keating, Executive Director of High Water Women said, “We are so pleased to be able to offer […]
TAO Restaurant Group will be donating 10% of specialty dishes and drinks in honor of Autism Awareness month to Autism Speaks and Eden II Programs. Attached are the details, please take a look and share with family & friends! A very special thank you to board member Ralph Scamardella for this amazing opportunity!
Join us for a family painting session at Pinot’s Palette on Sunday, April 24th to benefit children and adults with autism. Visit the link here to purchase tickets. http://weblink.donorperfect.com/eden2pinotpalette