Northville Sensory Gardens

Vaccine Clinic: Day 2 “The Snow Day”

Remember that snow storm that hit the East End of Long Island last Thursday, 2/18? Well, RISE held their second COVID-19 vaccine clinic that day at the Northville Sensory Gardens…outdoors! Staff worked tirelessly for over 5 hours in snow gear and protective equipment. Almost 200 people received the vaccine – some for their second round and others their first. Among those receiving were staff and individuals from our programs (residential and day program). SPECIAL THANKS to our amazing team (nursing, staff...

RISE Hosts Organization-Wide COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

RISE recently hosted a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at its Northville Sensory Gardens for staff and residents. The clinic went successfully. Nurses and the pharmacist worked hard and they were able to help some of our more nervous residents get through the process. An estimated 130 residents and staff received the COVID-19 vaccine that day. Everyone waited patiently in their cars and then only had to come in for less than 5 minutes to get the vaccine before they could relax...

A Year in Review

The year 2018 was full of growth and positive change. We look back now on our year in blogs and are thrilled with the success we have experienced; along with the details we learned about our staff, residents and our programs. Thank you for joining us on this journey and reading our blogs each week. We enjoyed sharing about the expansion of our food pantry; the addition of our day program, The Main Street Connection; the improvements to our Northville Sensory...

Thanks + Giving

This week is Thanksgiving and we are thankful for so many things: our team, our community of supporters and most importantly, the individuals we serve in our programs. We are currently reflecting back on the past year and year before that to measure our growth and review the changes that took place. During this season, it is also a time to consider giving. We have grown significantly since 2017 and have implemented numerous positive changes and proven effective practices, increasing programs...

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