Fountain House

Type: Organization
Name: Fountain House
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Fountain House/Clubhouse International Wins Hilton Humanitarian Prize

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has announced Fountain House/Clubhouse International , which helps people with mental illness by providing opportunities to work and contribute to a community of mutual support, as the 2014 winner of the $1.5 million Hilton ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Helping the mentally ill join the workforce

By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano’s mental illness — bipolar disorder — did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the worst moment came when he walked into the Brooklyn McDonald’s he was managing to discover some now-forgotten worker ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

Clubhouse International/Fountain House New York to Receive $1.5 Million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

New York, NY, July 18, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Clubhouse International /Fountain House NY, a pioneering organization that has created a successful model to help those suffering from mental illness to reclaim their lives and realize their potential through ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Waukesha County Fair is oldest in Wisconsin

The Waukesha County Fair has been planned for the past 172 years with first fair being held in 1842 in a poplar grove on Carroll Street in Prairieville.That first fair was during the July 4 week and included such things as fireworks, a dinner and a plowing ... [Published Agri View - Jul 15 2014]
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First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Helping the mentally ill join the workforce

By his own admission, for many years Cyrus Napolitano’s mental illness — bipolar disorder — did not make him an ideal employee. Perhaps the worst moment came when he walked into the Brooklyn McDonald’s he was managing to discover some now-forgotten worker ... [Published Mankato Free Press - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Solicitors discover hand grenade during 'tidy-up'

An unexploded hand grenade was found in a New Malden solicitors' office following 'a tidy up'.Staff at Pearson Hards had a surprise at their offices on Friday afternoon, which are opposite the busy Fountain Roundabout in Kingston Road.Police were originally ... [Published This is Local London - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

‘Finding Bigfoot’ in New Jersey

Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot” team, (from left) Cliff Barackman, James “Bobo” Fay, Ranae Holland, and Matt Moneymaker. (Photo: Animal Planet)FREDON – Animal Planet’s four-person “Finding Bigfoot” team searched the mountainous terrain of rural Sussex ... [Published Morris County Daily Record - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Serious business as cash flows into Toowoomba development

DEVELOPMENT money and concrete foundations are pouring into Toowoomba in equal measure.The boom is evidence of growing confidence in the city's economy and an encouraging sign of things to come.Auto investmentTHE Crampton family is investing $10 million ... [Published Gatton Star - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Former pupil taught by George Orwell reminisces during Amnesty International walk

Sponsored for walk for the Hillingdon branch of the charity was supported by Hayes MP John McDonnellWalkers celebrating the life of former Hayes teacher George Orwell were stunned when a pupil of the novelist found himself in a photo with his old tea ... [Published GetWestLondon - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

More vacancies as James St motel approved

A NEW 33-room motel has been approved for James St, Toowoomba, near the intersection with West St.The motel, to be located at 214 James St, South Toowoomba, was approved by Toowoomba Regional Council last week.It will include a single-storey main building ... [Published Sunshine Coast Daily - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

George Orwell fans walk to support Amnesty International

The group has organised a walk and talk about the life of former Hayes teacher and novelist George OrwellMembers of the Hillingdon branch of Amnesty International are inviting George Orwell fans to join them on a sponsored walk to support the work they ... [Published GetWestLondon - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Mental Health Reform Should Also Help Families

Mental health reform has been in the air since the tragic 2012 mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. In that time, the nation has witnessed 74 more school shootings , including one last week. Justified or not, these crimes continue to fuel public discourse ... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 16 2014]

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...has been working on for many years, such as chronic homelessness and substance use," said Hilton Foundation president and CEO Steven M Hilton. "The Fountain House/Clubhouse International program of social relationships and meaningful work has literally saved thousands of lives over the past sixty-six years. Its program is a beacon of hope for those living with mental illness who are too often consigned to lives of homelessness, imprisonment, social stigma, and isolation."
"They told us to stay inside in case of danger. The policeman said it’s not serious but just in case close the door."
"We'll come back and revisit the building process at some stage in the future."
Member Les Gillot said: "I was completely thrown because I had spent hours researching Orwell’s life and times, preparing a talk, only to be met by someone who could give me first-hand knowledge."

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Fountain House/Clubhouse International Wins Hil... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Jul 21 2014]
Helping the mentally ill join the workforce [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
Clubhouse International/Fountain House New York... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 18 2014]
Fountain House/Clubhouse International To Recei... [Published SearchBug - Jul 18 2014]
Fountain House/Clubhouse International To Recei... [Published Business Wire Health News - Jul 18 2014]
Waukesha County Fair is oldest in Wisconsin [Published Agri View - Jul 15 2014]
Helping the mentally ill join the workforce [Published Mankato Free Press - Jul 15 2014]
The Mentally Ill and Work: Will More Money on J... [Published The Fiscal Times - Jul 14 2014]
Solicitors discover hand grenade during 'tidy-up' [Published This is Local London - Jul 08 2014]
‘Finding Bigfoot’ in New Jersey [Published Morris County Daily Record - Jun 29 2014]
Serious business as cash flows into Toowoomba d... [Published Gatton Star - Jun 25 2014]
The Square Mile’s Best Gardens [Published Londonist - Jun 25 2014]
Former pupil taught by George Orwell reminisces... [Published GetWestLondon - Jun 23 2014]
More vacancies as James St motel approved [Published Sunshine Coast Daily - Jun 19 2014]
George Orwell fans walk to support Amnesty Inte... [Published GetWestLondon - Jun 17 2014]
Mental Health Reform Should Also Help Families [Published Huffington Post - Jun 16 2014]
CHANGE YOUR NAME – UK PREACHER [Published Times of Swaziland - Jun 15 2014]
Operation 64 and the saving of Doylestown [Published The Intelligencer - May 25 2014]
Doylestown to celebrate Operation 64 revitaliza... [Published The Intelligencer - May 16 2014]
Lollipop man suspended for taking toilet roll f... [Published Reading Post - Jan 14 2014]
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