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Camp Rise Up: A summer experience that lasts a lifetime
Teens coming to The Floating Hospital often face life issues that can derail their futures. This is why Camp Rise Up has become an integral part of what we offer.
The Value of Listening
For the past 17 years, Dr. Sarajane Brittis has used her skills as an employment sociologist to help the incredibly diverse management staff at The Floating Hospital communicate and work together toward shared goals.
From homeless to progress: one patient’s story
Thanks to patients like Tameka Cooke who shared their experiences at our June fundraiser, we were able to fund and launch a life-skills counseling program to help women with complex housing and insurance applications, school enrollments, and link up to supportive benefits.
News and Events – July 2022
Covid vaccine ambassador program | Mets' annual summer food drive | NYC Ferry | Camp Rise Up | Rep. Nydia Velazquez
At The Floating Hospital, health equity is in our DNA
The Floating Hospital has known since its beginnings in 1866 how a public health crisis lifted the veil off inequities suffered by the poorest Americans and, overwhelmingly, in Brown and Black communities.
Pickleball levels the playing field
There’s a new game in town that will have kids at this summer’s Camp Rise Up dinking around the campus in Rhinebeck, N.Y. Dinking, you say? Read on to learn how our campers are on trend with this fast-growing sport.
Into the Woods: Camp Rise Up preps teens with life skills
Camp Rise Up has become such a pivotal piece of programming for kids ages 12 to 15 who live in temporary housing.
Dr. Andre steers a ship of compassion
The Floating Hospital’s health-education specialists have long focused on helping patient families live healthy lifestyles, whether that’s learning about disease management, better nutrition or self-care and well-being.