Employees of the Year Honored During Los Sures’ Christmas Holiday Party

By Carmen Glover Housing Specialist Judith Cruz, who has been with Southside United HDFC-Los Sures for 22 years, and Superintendent Jasmani Santillan, a 6-year-employee were presented with plaques and commended for their excellent work during the organization’s annual Christmas Holiday party, which was held at Freehold Brooklyn on Friday, December 8. Several staff members attended […]

Los Sures Will Serve 400 Residents, Provide Thanksgiving Turkeys

  Nov. 15, 2017: In keeping with the organization’s tradition of supporting residents in the Southside of Williamsburg during Thanksgiving, Southside United HDFC-Los Sures will host its Community Thanksgiving Dinner, on Thursday, November 16. The dinner will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at First Spanish Presbyterian Church, 157 S. 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY […]

Los Sures Team Joined The Hispanic Federation to Advocate on Capitol Hill Sept. 27-28

By Carmen Glover During the “One Voice: Unity on Capitol Hill” advocacy event on Sept. 27 to 28 which was organized by the Hispanic Federation, Southside United HDFC-Los Sures took a very active role, meeting with legislative representatives in Congress to press various causes. “I feel grateful to God for giving me the opportunity to be the […]

Southside United HDFC-Los Sures Coordinates PR Relief Shipment

By Carmen Glover Southside United HDFC-Los Sures Executive Director Juan Ramos and staff started loading trucks shortly after 8:30 a.m. today. The team put the items on trucks, which will transport them to the airport for delivery to Puerto Rico. As the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico worsens, the need for large scale help has […]

Puerto Rico Relief Drive in High Gear at Southside United HDFC-Los Sures

  By Carmen Glover The urgent effort to ship non-perishable goods to Puerto Rico as it confronts the devastation from recent hurricanes is in high gear at Southside United HDFC-Los Sures. This morning, Executive Director Juan Ramos joined staff members in sorting items and loading them onto trucks before they where taken to the organization’s storage […]

New Executive Director for Southside United HDFC-Los Sures, Effective October 1

(September 13, 2017): The Board of Directors of Southside United HDFC-Los Sures, the 45-year-old nonprofit with a legacy of providing and managing affordable housing in Southside of Williamsburg, announced its new Executive Director, on September 12, 2017. Juan Ramos, a longtime community leader in housing and human rights, will assume the role of Executive Director, […]

Robust September 8 start for the Green Sidewalk program at Los Sures

By Carmen Glover After an extended delay, the Green Sidewalk program is back in session at Southside United HDFC-Los Sures’ Social Services building. The organization had a strong turnout today, Friday, September 8, for the Food Bank’s Green Sidewalk program,  which provides free fresh produce to community residents. The line was long, winding around two blocks, as people […]

Happy Grandparents’ Day

On Sunday, September, 10, the special role that grandparents play in the lives of  all families will be celebrated across the globe. We all treasure the memories of our grandparents. Many of us can fondly recall moments when our grandparents slipped us extra treats, shared fantastic tales about their many adventures or gave us sage advice […]