Volunteers have played an important role in The Floating Hospital's history, beginning in the summer of 1875.
We’ll soon add optometry to the list of in-house specialties available at our flagship Long Island City healthcare center. Scheduled to open in late 2023, the Floating Hospital eye care clinic will be tailored to the unique needs of the communities we serve.
Celebrate with us at the Summer Benefit 2023 | Students involved in the ACE mentor program | Is the Covid pandemic over? | Patient Tameka Cooke shares her story and her gratitude
This past April, Floating Hospital President Sean Granahan was the subject of a profile in Irish America magazine. The article is wide-ranging but focuses initially on a fateful 2004 diner meeting between Granahan, at that point the organization’s General Counsel, and concerned members of the Hospital board.
If you’ve ever had the unenviable duty of readying and transporting a child to soccer practice, music lessons or a school play, you don’t need anyone to tell you how onerous such a task can seem.
Before the late nineteenth century, most Americans believed a healthy diet was rich in fat, starches, and salt. Many avoided fresh produce, assuming that fruits and vegetables would worsen their health and make them vulnerable to cholera and dysentery.
If you’ve ever had the unenviable duty of readying and transporting a child to soccer practice, music lessons, or a school play, you don’t need anyone to tell you how onerous such a task can seem. Getting out of the door with a young child or an infant can require a Herculean effort. And that’s in the best of circumstances.
Welcome our new board members, new life skills curriculum, an interview with president, Sean Granahan and we honor the commitment of 39 long-tenured staffers.