Empower communities to be a catalyst for change & equal opportunity through sustainable programs that promote nutrition, wellness, education, & inclusion, in collaboration with residents, volunteers, civic leaders & business coalitions.
Susie is a dedicated, experienced professional with dedicated to helping others achieve their best health. FREE confidential support is available now!
King Downing is an attorney and founder of the Human Rights-Racial Justice Center, which advocates and organizes on criminal and economic injustice, including police practices, racial profiling and mass incarceration. He is also former national coordinator of the ACLU's Campaign Against Racial Profiling, which worked to identify and end “stop and frisk,” including the school-to-prison pipeline and other police abuse. King received his B.A. from Harvard University and is a graduate of Rutgers School of Law.
Ariana is a dedicated mother, leader, and advocate for serving others. Ariana is dedicated to Humana's commitment to corporate goodness and works as a Medicare Risk Adjustment Specialist for the Northeast Region.
Maria provides educational support as well as culinary programs dedicated to celebrating diversity and cultural heritage. "
Arun Sharma is a Cloud data engineer working in microsoft.He is also a registered RYT 200 yoga teacher .He is passionate about practicing yoga/meditation and its benefits.According to him ,Yoga is all about making your mind peaceful, calmer & flexible and of course bringing back everlasting smile on your face in day to day stressful situations.His daily practice includes Sri Sri Yoga , pranayama(breathing exercise) and meditati
Lisa is dedicated to applying her education and background in Business & Finance to enriching the lives of children and families in underserved communities. Consistent with her studies at Emma Willard School and Boston College, her goal has been to empower communities with the tools and resources to break the cycle of poverty.
· Thousands of meals served
· Support for isolated seniors
· Academic programs & supplies for kids
· Basic Necessities, Sanitizer & Masks provided
Susie is a dedicated, experienced professional with Humana, where the cultural foundation is aligned to helping members achieve their best health.These times of loss and uncertainty have led to unprecedented rates of mental health issues such as anxiety and depression.
Leveraging her expertise in education, Maria provides much needed support for communities with language barriers & limited access to technology. Through culinary arts at Loisaida, Inc., Maria celebrates & embraces the rich diversity of various cultures & their impact on society.
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We are happy to announce that bKind is a recipient of the Buffalo Exchange Tokens for Bags® program. That means you can donate to us just by shopping at Buffalo Exchange.
Instead of a plastic bag, Tokens for Bags® gives every customer who makes a purchase one “token”. The program has generated over $800,000 for local nonprofit organizations & has kept over 16 million plastic bags out of the environment.
LES Sports Academy, operating under the umbrella of bKind Council, offers sports programming in partnership with schools, non-profit organizations, and the community to help kids of the Lower East Side, especially those from low-income families, become “Healthy, Safe, Smart” through sports. – Mission Statement
The main purpose of bKind is to work with community leaders, business establishments, corporations, and volunteers, to design/implement programs and provide vital resources, that give underprivileged individuals opportunity to maximize their personal talents and skills; advance their achievement; and strengthen their community. From its inception, the driving force of our organization has been to give children, families, and adults in schools, shelters, and communities, the tools needed to overcome obstacles, combat trauma, and break the cycle of poverty, discrimination, and deprivation. Consistent with our motto of “Never look down on someone, unless you are helping them up” is our vision of inclusion that transforms prejudice, discrimination, division, and deprivation into a culture of unity, diversity, tolerance, and achievement. We rely on the support of an expanding network of socially conscious, compassionate individuals, and partner corporations, anxious to share their skills and areas of expertise through programs, classes, and collaborative community projects.
Documentation of our work in communities during this year-long COVID crisis is evidence of the ongoing effort and commitment to program development that inherently provides long term change and optimal results. Our teams of highly competent, skilled volunteers collaborated with the community to combat food insufficiency, isolation, trauma, and the debilitating consequences of school shutdowns for families who had little or no access to computers, WiFi, supplementary academic programs, or activities to keep people safe.
We provided food and resources; initiated wellness programs in neighborhoods where there’s a dire need for food, supplies, equal access to physical and mental health resources; as well as laptops, supplemental school materials, and programs for youth, which will continue as time goes on. As founder of bKind and Trauma to Triumphs, Inc., I humbly share that on April 16, 2021 the New York State Assembly recognized the accomplishments of our organization and vision for long term change. The “CITATION” on behalf of the state of New York describes “exemplary service…to community” and states that “Through this work you have established a strong and lasting legacy as an Advocate for constituents that has greatly inspired the next generation.” The concluding statement exemplifies the bKind mission and goals, supported by CitiBike, providing a means of travel throughout food distribution and program sites to disadvantaged communities. The “Citation” signed by Assemblyman Harvey Epstein concludes, “You are an outstanding community member, one who is worthy of the esteem of both the community and the State of New York for your dedicated and tireless service to our city, the state, and our nation;” and gives evidence of the goals and long term commitment of bKind, sustained by the vision and generosity of CitiBike and its subsidiaries.