In honor of Fountain House Jim Finkel, Omar Khan, and New York lawyer Jeremy Goldstein hosted a fabulous dinner and wine evening to celebrate the organization. With over 70 serving the community of women and men recovering from mental illness, Fountain House is a success story that prides itself on giving back.
Jeremy Goldstein a Partner and is the Founder of Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates. The private law firm has been up and running for over 10 years now, and has many success stories to pull from. Highlighting some of the biggest ones would be that Mr. Goldstein has been a part of the largest acquisitions in the corporate world since he started his New York Law firm.
Jeremy’s specializes in mergers and acquisitions and has plenty of experience in those two subject, making his well sought out. He attended three universities during his time of education including the University of Chicago and Cornell University where he achieved both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Art History. It was at the New York University School of Law where Mr. Goldstein earned his law degree, a Juris Doctor to be exact.
More about Fountain House that makes it a great organization built on helping people. Over 450 million people all over the world suffer from mental illness. Almost half of homeless people in the United States live with a major mental illness and 85 percent all people living with mental illness are unemployed. This in turn diminishes their confidence and self worth making it difficult to turn things around. Fountain House is completely dedicated to serving these people they call their members. 99 percent of them have housing and 44 percent of them have employment. They have programs to enrich their lives, build their skills and confidence, obtain employment, get a higher education, but most of all give them hope to turn around their lives for the better. They help 100,000 each year on a global level. The organization was started by six people to help people with mental illness and bring awareness, little did they know that 70 years later their organization would be thriving.
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