Awards & Recognitions

Excited to announce the opening of our new center space at 766 Coney Island Ave, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11218 which will host women-empowerment and youth after-school programs. 

 Nowshin Ali at Women's History Month Celebration


People In Need Inc. Founder Nowshin Ali 

with Public Advocate Jumaane D. Williams 

NY Senate 2021 Commendation Award
Presented By Senator Simcha Felder of the 17th Senate District 

People In Need Inc. Founders

Nowshin Ali          Anurag Shrivastava 

"For years of remarkable work to support underserved communities in Brooklyn; for its dedication to empowering women, immigrants, and those in need; for offering invaluable after-school assistance and social services in five different languages; for successfully mobilizing over four hundred volunteers of all ages and backgrounds for its COVID-19 Food Insecurity Campaign; for distributing culturally-appropriate food to thousands of families in Brooklyn; for its commitment to uplift seniors, women, families, domestic violence survivors, and New Yorkers in need; and for its tremendous contributions to the Borough of Brooklyn and the City of New York."

Commendation presented to People In Need Inc. from the City of New York Office of the Comptroller, Scott M. Stringer

"I am humbled that I was named to The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Inspiration Honor Roll! It is an honor I am accepting on behalf of everyone who has volunteered at and donated to People In Need!"

- Nowshin Ali
Executive Director

People In Need is honored to receive the Brooklyn's COVID Heroes commemoration from the Office of the President of the Borough of Brooklyn, Eric Adams

We are honored to receive the Award of Excellence in Community Service from our amazing community partners, The Kensington Stewards at their Inter-Community Event they held at Avenue C Plaza on Friday, September 10, 2021. 

Avenue C Plaza Kensington Cares Community Mutual Aid Celebration with photo exhibition by
Anna Rathkopf

People In Need was featured on LinkNYC Kiosks around the city

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