LSSNY’S UNSUNG HERO: HERBERT THOMPSON

Meet Herbert Thompson, LSSNY’s Director of Facilities.  Herbert and his team have been responsible for cleaning and sanitizing our Early LIFE centers, The New LIFE School, and Safe Haven program. Think of the steps individual households are taking to follow CDC...

LSSNY’S UNSUNG HEROES/SHEROES

Starting this week, we’ll bring you stories of the unsung heroes of this pandemic — those direct-care service providers who sacrifice their own risk of exposure to help the most vulnerable of society. We owe them our gratitude.

“The Most I Can Promise You Is One Year”

When Margaret Johnson interviewed with Lutheran Social Services of New York at age 24, she was told the field had a high turnover and was asked how long she could guarantee her services, should she be offered the position. Margaret replied, “I’m not going to lie to...