News

Our programs and clients are regularly making the news! We share our press clips on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, so be sure to take a look there as well. Here are some recent stories, videos, and upcoming events:

2017
Holocaust Survivor Programs

For Holocaust Survivor, America Is the ‘Reason I Can Smile’
New York Times, November 6th, 2017

Aging Holocaust Survivors Face New Welfare Challenges
NY1, November 7th, 2017

Holocaust Survivor: This is Not the America I Came To
CNN, August 20th, 2017

Sally Shatzkes: A Witness for the Survivor Generation
Jewish Week, May 25th, 2017

Shanghai Memoirs Project
June 6th, 2017

'Either We Go or We Burn Right Here': A Survivor Remembers the Warsaw Ghetto
TIME, May 16th, 2017

Eviction Blocked for 89-year-old Queens Holocaust Survivor with Debilitating Health Issues
NY Daily News, May 9th, 2017

SAR HS Commemorates Yom HaShoah
Jewish Link, April 27th, 2017

Jewish High School Students Hear Holocaust Tales
New York Daily News, April 25th, 2017

Holocaust Survivors Gather in Kensington for Remembrance Ceremony
Brooklyn News 12, April 25th, 2017

Bronx Teen Grateful for Friendship with Holocaust Survivor
Bronx News 12, April 24th, 2017

Students at Riverdale High School Retell Holocaust Survival Stories
Bronx News 12, April 22nd, 2017

Oceanside Community Dedicated to Remembering the Holocaust
Long Island Herald, April 20th, 2017

A Holocaust Survivor’s Story, on Stage
New York Times, April 18th, 2017

Students and Shoah Survivors Share Stories
Brooklyn Daily, March 15th, 2017

Students Celebrate Purim with Holocaust Survivors
Brooklyn News 12, March 7th, 2017

Local Non-Profit Brings Holocaust Survivors and Their Families Together for Purim
NY1, March 5th, 2017

Saved from the Holocaust: ‘He Loved Me and He Wanted to Keep Me’
New York Times, February 14th, 2017

Holocaust Survivors Living in Poverty
CNN, January 27th, 2017

Chinese Advisory Council

Shanghai Memoirs Project
June 6th, 2017

Virtual Senior Center
Home Care
2016

Helping New York’s Elderly Thrive
MetroFocus, November 18th, 2016

SELFHELP WHITE PAPER: On Nonprofits, Ethics, and Doing Things Right
May 1st, 2016

2015
Affordable Housing

Readers Sound off on Taxis and Affordable Housing for Seniors
Wall Street Journal, Letter to the Editor, December 10th, 2015

Opinion: City Zoning Plan Key To Expanding Senior Housing
City & State, November 24th, 2015

Senior Centers
Holocaust Survivor Programs

Brooklyn Chanukah Celebration for Holocaust Survivors
New York Daily News, December 7th, 2017

Seeking a Better Life While Trying to Forget the ‘Long Terrible Years’ of the Holocaust
New York Times (The Neediest Cases), November 10th, 2015

Chinese Advisory Council

Selfhelp Chinese Advisory Council Raises $250,000
Epoch Times, September 23rd, 2016

Selfhelp Addresses Needs of Older Chinese Immigrants
Queens Gazette, January 27th, 2016

Advocacy

Queens Councilman Saves Three Senior Centers from Closing
NY1, December 31st, 2015

Readers Sound off on Taxis and Affordable Housing for Seniors
Wall Street Journal, Letter to the Editor, December 10th, 2015

Opinion: City Zoning Plan Key To Expanding Senior Housing
City & State, November 24th, 2015

Virtual Senior Center