With it’s diverse population of entrepreneur’s from around the world, and a pool of talented technology students from excellent university’s. New York City is known in some circles as “Silicon Alley”. It is with this in mind that Daniel, our President, has focused his efforts of growing Healthy New Yorkers social impact by utilizing his professional network and background in technology.
Technology in Action
Below is a growing list of examples of how we have used technology to further our cause.
- Sponsored the Social Change New York Film Fest. An event celebrating startups using technology for social impact.
- Developed the Healthy New Yorker mobile app. An app created to connect local social service organizations with members of the community.
- Created the Healthy NY Food Pantry with the help of St. Cecilia’s Church and The Plentiful mobile app.
Social Change New York Film Fest
Held at Manhattan’s very own Baza Studio, the New York Film Fest was created by Todd Belcore and Social Change, an incredible nonprofit organization based in Chicago with offices in several cities nationwide.
Grow with Google Hackathon
Daniel had the absolute honor of attending The CUNY Grow with Google Hackathon where he and his team won first prize. The competition was between six teams that were tasked with using a Raspberry Pi to create an IOT device that would help those with hearing disabilities.
Healthy NY Food Pantry
During the darkest days of the Covid-19 pandemic, our Vice President Sarah Allende decided that we needed to take action and hit the streets and provide some much needed help to our community. With the assistance of St. Cecilia’s Church, a generous donation from Neuhaus Chocolate, and the use of New York’s innovative Plentiful App we were able to distribute fresh groceries and dessert to the residents of East Harlem.