The SVS Motto
Believe, Belong, Become, Benefact
Johnny’s Success StoryWhen Johnny was 14, he came to us from a very poor family. His mother was on drugs, and he was often left home alone. To survive, he borrowed food from his neighbors, but he often went to bed hungry. One day, Johnny’s mother left and never came back. After a few months, Johnny came home to an eviction notice and a padlock on his door. That’s when the city placed him with us.
— Johnny, SVS American Dream GraduateRead More »
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What’s New at SVS?
Watch Inspiring Video about SVS American Dream ProgramDamien Little, the 2012 American Dream Program Youth of the Year interned with ION Media Networks for a year. Along with three other youth from the American Dream Program, Damien collaborated with the professionals at ION Media Networks to develop a sizzle reel for SVS. Watch the video above and learn more about SVS’s innovative American Dream Program.
New York tenor Jonathan Long sings Tenor Moments: Classic popular songs of life and love.
Sunday, November 17th, 2013 at the Community Church of New York (40 East 35th Street, NYC) at 1:30pm.
Suggested Donation: $20
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In the Staff Spotlight
EBONY COLES – SVS EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST“I love when I see the wheels start turning in a young person’s mind once they realize that there is no limit to what they can achieve with the right skills and a little bit of confidence. When they put their mind to something and succeed, they want to reach further to make it to the next level. Nothing makes me happier!”
When Ebony came to SVS in 2008, she had one goal in mind – to give SVS kids the skills and confidence they needed to land life-changing jobs that would allow them to successfully transition into productive and independent adults. This was no small task to be sure, but Ebony’s dedication has produced some remarkable results!