Category: Fundraising

crochet featured

Local girls fundraise for The Floating Hospital with crocheted hearts

Two local girls crocheted hearts to sell as a fundraiser for The Floating Hospital. Aya and Lily are both seven years old from Long Island City, and started their project in time for Valentines Day. The girls’ moms, Beatriz and Rebecca, have a longstanding relationship with The Floating Hospital. Both have volunteered at Candy Cane […]
Read More
unfcu grant

UNFCU Foundation Grant 2020

The United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) Foundation announced its list of UNFCU grant recipients for 2020, which included The Floating Hospital. The UNFCU Foundation are longtime supporters. Recently, they awarded The Floating Hospital $50,000 to provide mental health services to over 1,000 women and girls. In addition The Floating Hospital committed to helping at […]
Read More
new building cross street

New building – same Floating Hospital

In 2020, The Floating Hospital will move to a new building. But, we’re not moving far! Our new home is at the corner of 41st Avenue and 21st Street in Long Island City, only seven minutes’ walk from our current main clinic.  With a history of more than 150 years, this isn’t our first […]
Read More
camp riseup

Camp RiseUp 2019 in review

Since the middle of the 20th century, good health has been associated with doctors, dentists and therapists. However, more modern Americans are viewing health in a much more holistic framework – a complex formula that includes every aspect of a person’s life. Camp RiseUp brings this to some of New York’s homeless families. For The […]
Read More