Step Up Trip for Kids to Coney Island

Set Up for Better Living escorted 25 children (ages 13-17) to Luna Park located at the world’s famous Coney Island in Brooklyn. The Director of Social Services, Twila Waters and I accompanied the youths on the trip. With the assistance of 3 parent chaperones, the group boarded a chartered bus that had entertainment such as...
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Celebrating Father’s Day at the Yankees Game

Activities for June included a Father’s Day celebration. Step Up for Better Living Program Director Andrew Thomas, Jr. has written an exciting article about the activity. Andrew Thomas, Jr. wrote, “Step Up for Better Living hosted a Father’s Day Celebration on June 16, 2017. As we know, fathers are special too. A local caterer provided...
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Health & Wellness Holiday Workshop with Santa!

Step Up for Better Living (SUBL) hosted another Health and Wellness Workshop with a holiday twist on December 12, 2016. Wellcare presented a brief discussion on health insurance. There were adult-giveaways. Plus, in the spirit of the holiday Santa came to allow children an opportunity to take holiday photos. After the workshop, SUBL gave the...
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Healthy Living and Meal Ideas Workshop

Step Up for Better Living hosted a Health and Wellness Workshop on November 7, 2016. There were 45 enthusiastic participants. The energy level was spirited. The Health and Wellness Workshop turned out to be a successful event. Mayelin Salecedo, the Marketing Outreach Specialist of Wellcare gave a presentation on healthy living and healthy meal ideas....
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A Great Day at The Bronx Zoo

On this cloudy August summer morning, there was a threat of thunder showers. However, Step Up for Better Living continued to embark upon not only a good day at the Bronx Zoo, but our goal was to show these youths a great day at the Bronx Zoo. After all the youths and parent chaperones were fitted...
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