2nd Annual Direct Support Professionals of the Year Awards and Gala

3RD Annual Direct Support Professionals of the Year Awards and Gala

On Thursday, Nov 16, 2023, Community Care Rx held its 3rd Annual DSP Awards Dinner and Gala event. It was quite a memorable event with Jenna DeAngelis from CBS News giving her opening remarks and Hossam Maksoud, CEO of Community Care Rx welcoming all of the honorees that were chosen from many among several organizations throughout NY.

Lifespire Celebrates Another Milestone Year

NEW YORK, NY – On November 29th, Lifespire ® Inc. ( commemorated its 71st year of service to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, specifically within the New York City region and Westchester County. The agency has been making a difference in thousands of lives spanning eight decades, originally organized in 1951 by Ida Rappaport and Harry Kamish.

What began with a protest, and then grew into a process, today needs to be a persistent effort that creates meaningful and effectual change that impacts the lives of those served throughout the five boroughs and Westchester. Change, by definition, challenges the conventional, and with that being said, Lifespire creates integrative and safe environments where individuals with developmental disabilities engage with communities through a myriad of educational programs and activities.

Careers at Lifespire


Each Team Lifespire 2019
Runner must commit to raising
at least $2,500 for Lifespire Foundation.

Please see our Campaign Page or contact Karel S. Karpe,
VP Grants and Development, Lifespire Foundation
at 212 741 0100 ext. 4570.