Ways To Give

ONLINE DONATIONS
May be given through
Network for Good.


 

 

 

DONATIONS BY CHECK
Please make checks out to and send to
New York Memory Center, 199 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

BY CREDIT CARD
Click on the Network for Good button or call our office during working hours, 718-499-7701.

 

New York Memory Center is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent the law allows.

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Thank you!

DONATIONS & SUPPORT

Read this letter as a PDF

Nov. 30, 2021

Dear Friends,

The season of thanks is here, and we are so grateful to have members back in our day programs and families returning in person to the Memory Arts Café. The isolation during the pandemic was hard on caregivers who struggled to juggle their schedules and maintain safe care for a loved one with dementia. Sixteen months of isolation took a toll on the social, emotional, and physical well-being of members too. Since our doors reopened last July, we’ve witnessed the gradual brightening of smiles on the faces of members and caregivers alike. 

And yet, New York Memory Center’s future is not secure, and we need your help. City and state regulations have capped our attendance at 25% of capacity, and we have not been able to offer extended hours. Our day program is lively with about 13 in-person members and others joining virtually, but financially this is not sustainable. Our income has been severely impacted while bills still have to be paid. Your donations will help us make up some of the losses.

In addition, once we are allowed to return to full attendance, we will need some time and money in the bank to hire more program staff and drivers. As with so many other businesses and agencies, we had to lay off staff when our doors closed back in March 2020.

So, I’ll be blunt: if you are grateful for New York Memory Center and the services that we have provided to hundreds of Brooklyn families for nearly 40 years, please give as generously as you can. Use the return envelope, call us with a credit card donation, or give online through Network for Good.

Thank you for your past support and for what you can give between now and the end of the year.


I wish you all the best for the holiday season.

Sincerely,

Josephine

Josephine Brown

Executive Director

P.S. Please call to let us know if you can come to the holiday party on December 15 at 6:00 pm. It’s a great time for us to share the joy your donations bring to individuals with memory loss.

See our Annual Reports and brochures for photos and and more details about our programs for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia and all the services we offer for caregivers and family members.