Ascension Outreach, Inc. is a community service non-profit 501(c)(3), based in Greenwich Village, New York & member agency of Food Bank for New York City. We operate a food pantry and tutoring outreach program located at The Church of the Ascension.
Grocery bags of non-perishable food are distributed on the second and fourth Saturday each month from 8:30am to 9:00am from the Parish House door at 12 West 11th Street. Clients are welcome to line up on the sidewalk on the north side of 11th Street before checking in to receive food.
October 10 & 24, November 14 & 28, December 12 & 26
Oct. 6th, Citizenfour, a 2014 documentary film directed by Laura Poitras, concerning Edward Snowden and the NSA spying scandal. Citizenfour won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 Oscars.
Nov. 3rd, Inequality for All, a 2013 documentary film examining income inequality in the United States. Presented by American economist, Robert Reich, at the heart of the film is a simple question: What role does the widening income gap play in the nation’s health?
Dec. 1st, Fed Up, a 2014 documentary film focuses on the causes of obesity in the US, and points to the monied lobbying power of “Big Sugar” in blocking attempts to enact policies to address the issue.
The tutoring program meets on Mondays after school from September to May in the Parish Hall. Tutors work with grade school students as one-to-one mentors and the group creates a project together at the end of the year.
To volunteer, donate or obtain more information regarding Ascension Outreach, Inc., you may call the parish office at (212) 254-8620 or send an email to FatherChinery@ascensionnyc.org. Thank you for your interest in our outreach program.
Ascension Outreach, Inc.
12 West 11th Street
New York, NY 10011
Telephone: (212) 254-8620
Executive Director: The Rev. Edwin Chinery
Board Members: Stanley Ackert, Connie Dondore, Lisa Dunn, John Merryman, Martha Mitchell, Will Prince, and Frederick Schock.
See sidebar above left to Donate Now to the Food Pantry and Tutoring Program through PayPal. All donations are fully tax deductible.