West Side Campaign Against
Hunger (WSCAH), established in 1978, is New York
City's largest food pantry. Nearly 1,700 people are fed more than 15,000
meals each week in addition to nutrition, health and wellness counseling,
and training programs. WSCAH's clients are primarily families with
children (nearly 70%); an additional 8% are seniors, and the balance of
its clients is single adults. Nearly one quarter of its client base is on
public assistance; and 39% are working poor, 15% are disabled, and 8% are
provides tutoring services to over 30 young people each year, and is
staffed by volunteers from The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew.
The Homeless Shelter, operated
by Congregation B'nai Jeshurun and Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew
provides beds for eight individuals on a regular basis.
West End Theatre has four
performing companies in residence providing outstanding arts programs.
Pan Asian Repertory is a 25
year old theater company focusing on work by Asian artists. In addition to
its full production season and educational programming for young people in
New York City, Pan Asian has toured productions around the world.
The 10 year old
Six Figures Theater
Company focuses on the work of women writers, directors and performers.
Prospect Theater Company
produces new musical works based on classics.
David Parker and The Bang
Group is a dance company which uses humor and
wit in its eclectic style. It tours around the globe.
The SAME DIFFERENCE Interfaith
Alliance is a coalition of Jewish, Muslim and Christian groups
who came together in response to the events of September 11, 2001 to help
heal racial, cultural and religious tensions throughout America. Using a
unique methodology that translates one-on-one interviews into artistic
expression, our goal is to help communities and individuals use the arts
as a medium to build the integrated relationships needed to bring about a