Dear EIS Friends and Supporters:
Just imagine what it would be like to be faced with eviction from your home. It’s not such an unimaginable event for many of our neighbors. Every day at EIS we assist New Yorkers to stay put. The men and women who come to EIS are often life-long New Yorkers-they are long-term workers who have been displaced, they are seniors hanging in on their fixed incomes, they are hourly wage workers whose weekly wages vary and who struggle paycheck to paycheck each month. EIS clients are your neighbors, friends, colleagues, and relatives.
What does EIS do to help?? Sometimes, it’s legal advice, sometimes it’s helping a tenant to confront their issues with clutter, sometimes it’s reaching out for rental arrear assistance or providing benefits entitlement counseling, sometimes it’s sharing advice and information so that one can advocate for oneself!!
Each time EIS prevents a household from being evicted, not only does it benefit that particular individual involved but it also boosts the quality of life for all New Yorkers (a landlord does get their rent money! a building does have a better-informed resident!). A small step is made to preserving a neighborhood! EIS’ intervention saves taxpayers at least $30,000-the cost of maintaining a household in the shelter system.
EIS services and programs are NO FEE. How are we managing? We are grateful for the continued financial support we receive from Foundations, local community benevolence funds and our elected officials through local initiative funding. EIS also gives thanks to the many volunteers who work with us-professionals and students-each one a generous-hearted citizen who wants to help people in need.
But, just as our clients struggle to make it month to month so, too, does EIS. We’re a small, lean, highly efficient organization but given this current economy and rental market we are faced with a great many neighbors in need. All of us at EIS are humbled by the experiences of our clients. We recognize how many of us-especially in this City-live paycheck to paycheck and can find ourselves collapsed and paralyzed by a new reality of less income or a single emergency destroying our well-ordered universe. EIS helps people to CONFRONT what is real and MOVE AHEAD to what is possible and do-able in THEIR FUTURE.
Please consider helping EIS. You may mail your tax-deductible contribution in the enclosed addressed envelope or visit our website at www.eisny.org and click a brick to support the work of our mission and our clients: your neighbors!
With appreciation for consideration,
Audrey Berman Tannen, EIS Executive Director
Susan Schiano Ingoglia,
EIS Board of Directors
You may support EIS Housing Resource Center in a variety of ways:
One of the SIMPLEST ways to give to EIS is through AMAZON SMILES-when ever you order on Amazon, click onto to AMAZON SMILES and report EIS: Eviction Intervention Services as your charity. For every purchase you are going to make, EIS will receive .05% of the sales. PLEASE DONATE TO EIS AS YOU PURCHASE ON AMAZON.
- Direct Contributions
- Gifts Of Stocks, Securities, or Mutual Funds
- Remembering Eviction Intervention Services in your will
- Gifts of Life Insurance, Retirement Plans, Real Estate and other assets
- Charitable Trusts
To make a donation online please click the bricks in the left column and you will be transferred to a secure site (NY Charities).
For more info, call EIS at (212) 308-2210 or e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org