Fountain House to Receive $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize

The $1.5 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world's largest humanitarian prize. The $1.5 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world's largest humanitarian prize.

The Man in the Garden

Part of the vegetable garden at Fountain House BronxPart 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

FH Bronx member Lexis, FH president Kenn Dudek, and FH Bronx director Michelle RodriguezFH Bronx member Lexis, FH president Kenn Dudek, and FH Bronx director Michelle RodriguezOn Wednesday, June 25th nearly 50 guests celeb

From The Fountain Pen

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.

There's just a hint of summer to you
Rose petals, white and ripe cerise
So open and inviting, I think
So like a summer smile, saying,
"Stay a while, we'll eat, we'll drink
And dance until we freeze."

Karen and Justin: A Family Story

Justin and Karen in the Horticulture Unit at Fountain HouseJustin and Karen in the Horticulture Unit at Fountain House

Mental Health Reform Should Help Families Too

Kenn Dudek, Fountain House presidentKenn 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.

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