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  • January 2008
    Groundwork Co-Founder and Executive Director Richard Buery was recently featured as a "Family Hero," in the December 2007 edition of New York Family Brooklyn. Read more.

  • June 10, 2007
    Tickets are now available The Linus Foundation's Second Annual Summer Benefit, "Under a Blanket of Stars II." Ticket are $100 through July 7th and $125 thereafter, and all proceeds will be donated to Groundwork. The benefit will be held on Saturday July 21, 2007, at 8 pm at The Xchange, located at 240 W. 28th Street in Manhattan. Purchase Tickets.

  • April 9, 2007
    Richard Buery to be Honored by Rush Philanthropies.
    Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, the charitable foundation started by hip hop and fashion mogul Russell Simmons and his brother Danny Simmons, will honor  Richard Buery, Co-founder and Executive Director of Groundwork, Inc. in a ceremony at One Time Warner Center. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday April 11 at 7:00 pm. The event coincides with the opening of the Rush EastNew York Arts Center. Read More.

  • April 2, 2007
    Richard Souto Leaving Groundwork, Inc. to Become Executive Director of New Heights Youth.
    Groundwork's Associate Executive Director, Richard Souto, is leaving Groundwork to become the new Executive Director of New Heights Youth in the Bronx, replacing Nick Blatchford, the Founder and current Executive Director. New Heights is an innovative program that works with student-athletes in Harlem, Washington Heights, and the Bronx, providing them with academic support, developing them as leaders, and preparing them to be successful in high school, college and life.
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  • March 30, 2007
    Groundwork Promotes Erica Ahdoot to Director of Youth and Family Programs.
    Groundwork, Inc. recently announced that Erica Ahdoot has been promoted to the newly created position of Groundwork's Director of Youth and Family Programs.
    Read more.

  • JANUARY 2007: Click here to view our student-made Homework Help Video

  • OCTOBER 2006: The Family Resource Center launches Baby N' Me