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To Whom It May Concem:
The staff and students of Islander's Kids Day Care would like to say Thank you to Mrs. Lea Kushnirova and Mrs. Faina Kusheleva from Project Hope. You helped us all cope with expressing our feelings after Hurricane Sandy. You taught us about all the different feelings we go through and we were able to talk about how we were feeling at that moment. The children talked about how they felt and were able to express themselves more through the books that you had provided for each child. You both helped the children cope and overcome from the devastation that we endured with our homes, schools and to our communities. The children enjoyed having your visits us on a weekly basis. Thank you so much for the wonderful work that you have done with the children.

Sincerely,
Ella Fridman Islander’s Kids Daycare Center

Dear Mr. Reiter,
On behalf of the JASA Luna Park Senior Center, I would like to thank you for the opportunity of having Project Hope at our center, They have been a mitzvah, very supportive to all those who have been victims of the Sandy storm. We learned about many resources that could assist. They talked to the members and provided emotional support. Their "Breathing and Stretching" exercise class helped relieve a lot of stress. Berel (Boris) Vilensky, lea Kushnirova, Sandra Baltazar, Karen Fong, and Alex Klein. They have been a pleasure to work with and I wish they could all stay and continue their extremely valuable service. Thank you very much.

Slncerely,
Adrienne Slomin- Dlrector, Luna Park Senior Center

Dear Chaya and Yitzchok (Crisis Counselors),
Through our working partnership we embarked on my journey of my self-awareness in order to help me move forward to understand and repair the fractured tapestry of my life. I have become aware of so many things and have been astonished by all revelations, both small and large. I have come to understand that greatness lies in the way we face our challenges, struggles and difficult times. With your assistance, I believe I am reclaiming an inner strength to overcome and surmount the insurmountable. The time we have worked together has left an indelible impression on me and has given me the tools to confront my issues and perhaps more importantly the questions that arise as I examine my life and relationships. Thank you both for touching my heart and sharing in my growing hope, faith and ultimately profound emotional well-being and success.

Sandra, victim of Super Storm Sandy

"It has truly been a privilege to work together with some of the most gifted people I know for the singular noble cause of helping others in need."

Rabbi Dr. Hillel Fox Team Leader, Project Hope at OHEL

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