Graduation Time at Fountain House

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519 Maria B., blog author and proud Columbia University Teachers College graduate

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Fountain House to Receive $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

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International jury awards world's largest humanitarian prize to FH/CI
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Fountain House/Clubhouse International receives 2014 Hilton Humanitarian Prize.

Fountain House to Receive $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

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517 The $1.5 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world's largest humanitarian prize. Fountain House/Clubhouse International, has been selected to receive the 2014 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize of $1.5 million. The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation presents the annual award, the world’s largest humanitarian prize, to an organization that is doing extraordinary work to alleviate human suffering. An independent international jury makes the final selection. 

The Man in the Garden

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514 Part of the vegetable garden at Fountain House BronxLast night I attended the one-year anniversary celebration of Fountain House Bronx, and it was a lovely affair. The atmosphere was celebratory, the speeches were inspiring, and the food was wonderful, but my favorite moment came after most of the activity was over.

Fountain House Bronx Turns One

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505 FH Bronx member Lexis, FH president Kenn Dudek, and FH Bronx director Michelle RodriguezOn Wednesday, June 25th nearly 50 guests celebrated the one-year anniversary of Fountain House Bronx.  Basking in the glow of a warm summer evening, members proudly showed off their hard work in transforming the space into a thriving working community, complete with a backyard vegetable garden.

Fountain House and Clubhouse International Honored

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The Conrad Hilton Foundation awarded us with the largest humanitarian prize for our work in New York City and across the globe
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From The Fountain Pen

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For your summer reading pleasure, we bring you selections from The Fountain Pen, Fountain House's quarterly literary magazine. Enjoy!

Embers Chilled by Eugene B.

Karen and Justin: A Family Story

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492 Justin and Karen in the Horticulture Unit at Fountain House

Mental Health Reform Should Help Families Too

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512 Kenn Dudek, Fountain House president

Mental health reform has been in the air since the tragic 2012 mass shooting in Newtown, CT. In that time, the nation has witnessed 74 more school shootings. Justified or not, these crimes continue to fuel public discourse about our present mental health system. Many of these instances, including last month’s mass killing in Isla Vista, CA, highlight one glaring inadequacy: how difficult it is for families to get help for their loved ones experiencing a mental health crisis.

2014 Hilton Humanitarian Prize Winner

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