The New Jewish Home was proud to be one of the lead honorees at the May 16, 2016 Spring Gala of the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV), an event to “honor individuals, organizations, and businesses that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to our environment.”

Jewish Home’s president/CEO, Audrey Weiner, praises the organization’s sustainability initiatives at the NYLCV gala.

Jewish Home’s president/CEO, Audrey Weiner, praises the organization’s sustainability initiatives at the NYLCV gala.

As the NYLCV Education Fund honoree, The New Jewish Home was recognized for “taking bold action now to create innovative and inspiring choices for elders, and sustainability is an integral part of its model by working to decrease its strain on the environment through waste management, sustainable food practices, thoughtful consumption of natural resources, and through a healthy home environment.”

The event’s keynote speaker was New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, and its special guest was New York City’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio. Also recognized at the event was the NYLCV’s Corporate Honoree, Stephen Ross and Related Companies.

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About The New Jewish Home:  Serving New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnicities for 168 years, The New Jewish Home is transforming eldercare as we know it. One of the nation’s largest and most diversified not‐for‐profit geriatric health and rehabilitation systems, Jewish Home serves 12,000 older adults each year, in their homes and on three campuses, through short-term rehabilitation, long‐term skilled nursing, low-income housing, and a wide range of home health programs. Jewish Home believes that high quality care and personal dignity are everyone’s right, regardless of background or economic circumstances. Technology, innovation, applied research and new models of care put The New Jewish Home at the vanguard of eldercare providers across the country. For more information, visit www.jewishhome.org.

About the New York League of Conservation Voters: NYLCV is the only statewide environmental organization in New York that fights for clean water, clean air, renewable energy and open space through political action. To read more about the organization and this event, visit nylcv.org/news/gala.