Dan Basile - Married to his wife Rachel and son Zack. Dan grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was in the Navy for three years, stationed in Newport, Rhode Island. He worked in old age housing as a maintenance man for 4 years then moved to Maine and became a truck driver for 15 years. Dan was the Lead Volunteer Community Youth Development Specialist for Healthy Concepts Leadership After school Program. Dan is currently on the Youth Advisory and Family Enrichment committee.
Susan Ortiz-Duviella - Mental Health Liaison trained and certified through NAMI (National Alliance Mental Illness) and SC Thrive as a peer Support Specialist; Mental Health First Aid, and a Family Support Group Facilitator. Susan is also received the Gatekeeper Certification through the QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer, 3 steps taken to help save a life from suicide - Suicide prevention task force) Institute; QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program. Susan also co-facilitates a mental health support group (Family to Family) through NAMI the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm at our location. Susan is currently on the NAMI, Youth Advisory and Family Enrichment Committee.
Lisa Serri - Lisa is a retired clinical social worker from New York. Throughout her 35 year career, Lisa served families in a variety of different settings and positions from direct practice to executive management. In addition she maintained a private practice as a treating clinician. She decided in retirement that she would dedicate herself to giving back to her new community in the form of volunteering. When she is not volunteering you will find her at the beach or dog park with her two adorable rescue dogs, Harley and Casey. Lisa is currently on the Public Relations Committee.
We need you. How can you help?
We are looking for sponsors to secure a location for our Leadership after school program and enrichment events.
We are in need of 13 sponsors to commit to a one time donation of $2,500. This will cover our rent and insurance
We are in need in 10 sponsors to commit to a one time donation of $1,000. This will cover our operating cost for the year. This does not include staff.
We are also in need of volunteers. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact us TODAY! We are in need of Committee members, a grant witter, and a special someone to oversee our website and social media presence.
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We thank you in advance for your support! Together, we CAN make a difference!!