Local Non-Profit Leaders Present Speaking FREE With Chris and Robert on K98.3

November 21, 2017 | Press

Latest Episode Will Focus on November as National Adoption Awareness Month

 

Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) is proud to present Speaking FREE with Chris and Robert on K98.3 on Sunday, November 26th, at 7:00 a.m.   The latest episode will focus on November as National Adoption Awareness Month.  Listeners will be able to hear the stories of the following guests who are sharing their experiences with this timely issue:

 

Co-produced by Connoisseur Media, FREE President Dr. Christopher D. Long, and FREE CEO Robert S. Budd host the show and interviewed this month’s guests:

  • Anita Dowd Neufeld, an adoptive parent and Chief Administrative Officer, FREE
  • Melanie a foster youth from MercyFirst, a not-for-profit human service agency serving more than 3,200 children, teenagers and families each year in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties
  • Pat O’Brien, Long Island Rockland Director, Adoption and Guardianship Assistance Program for Everyone, (AGAPE), Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition New York

 

About Speaking FREE with Chris and Robert

Co-produced by Connoisseur Media, Speaking FREE with Chris and Robert features FREE President Dr. Christopher D. Long and FREE CEO Robert S. Budd discussing topics ranging from the employment of differently-abled individuals to finding forever homes for children in foster care.  The show periodically has guests from within FREE, as well as FREE’s partner agencies, and community leaders.

 

 

About MercyFirst

Headquartered in Syosset, NY, MercyFirst is a not-for-profit human service agency founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1894. MercyFirst provides an integrated continuum of care for over 3,200 traumatized and neglected children, teenagers and their families at sites throughout Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties. MercyFirst operates Family Support Programs, Foster Homes and Adoption Services, Treatment Family Foster Care, Community-based Group Homes, Mother/Child Residences and Campus- based Residential Treatment Programs. Learn more at www.mercyfirst.org.

 

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