Vernon Avenue Project Inc

Jamaica, NY   |  http://WWW.RECONNECTBROOKLYN.ORG

Mission

THE VERNON AVENUE PROJECT, INC. WAS FORMED IN 2010 TO RECONNECT YOUNG MEN, 17-24, TO POSITIVE LIFE PATHS THROUGH ENTRENPRENURSHIP, EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP. THE ORGANIZATION, ALSO KNOWN AS "RECONNECT" OFFERS FORMATIVE ENTRY LEVEL WORK THROUGH THE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. WORK IS PROVIDED AT RECONNECT GRAPHICS. THE YOUTH PARTNERS WERE YOUNG MEN NOT WORKING OR IN SCHOOL WHO EXPERIENCED THE BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT - MOST FOR THE FIRST TIME - MAKING STRIDES TOWARDS THEIR PERSONAL JOURNEY TO A MORE POSITIVE LIFE.

Ruling year info

2014

Principal Officer

REV JAMES O'SHEA

Main address

8645 Edgerton Blvd

Jamaica, NY 11432 United States

EIN

27-2995249

NTEE code info

Youth Development Programs (O50)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

THE RECONNECT BUILDING MAINTENANCE TRAINING PROGRAM PROVIDES HANDS-ON, DIRECT TRAINING ON THE JOB FOR OUR YOUTH PARTNERS. THE PROGRAM HAS TWO ELMENTS: CUSTODIAL/JANITORIAL - RECONNECT PROVIDES DAILY FULL-SUITE JANITORIAL SERVICES TO IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH, THOMAS BERRY PLACE, AND THE PASSIONIST MONASTERY 365 DAYS A YEAR. BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR - RECONNECT PROVIDES MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR SERVICES INCLUDING BOILER MAINTENANCE, FIRE CODE COMPLIANCE, ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE AND GOUNDS MAINTENANCE.

Expenses
$67,349
Revenue
$0

THE RECONNECT GRAPHICS AND PRINTING SHOP IS A BUSINESS THAT PROVIDES HANDS-ON, DIRECT ON-THE-JOB TRAINING FOR OUR YOUTH PARTNERS. THE GRAPHICS AND PRINTING SHOP OFFERS FULL SERVICE, HIGH QUALITY PRINTING SERVICES; WE PROVIDE SERVICES TO HUNDREDS OF BUSINESSES IN THE NEW YORK CITY REGION EACH YEAR. OUR PRINT SHOP CAN PRINT ANYTHING ONTO ANYTHING, BUT THE MAINSTAY OF OUR BUSINESS IS PRINTING GARMENTS SUCH AS TEE SHIRTS, SWEAT SHIRTS, CAPS, AND OTHER ACCESSORIES. WE ALSO MAKE TOTE BAGE, CUSTOMIZED MUGS, AND TEXTILES FOR EVENTS (SUCH AS TABLE CLOTHS AND BANNERS). ALL OF OUR YOUTH PARTNERS SPEND TIME BEING TRAINED IN OUR GRAPHICS AND PRINTING SHOP.

Expenses
$188,232
Revenue
$0

IN 2021, RESPONDING TO LOCAL REQUESTS AFTER PEOPLE BEGAN TO EXPERIENCE THE RECONNECT ORGANIC GARDEN, WE BEGAN TO CONSTRUCT RAISED BEDS AND GARDEN BOXES FROM CEDAR AND OTHER HARDWOODS. WE USE GALVANIZED, WEATHERPROOF HARDWARE AND FIXTURES, AND PROVIDE CUSTOMIZED COLOR PAINTED AND STAINED FINISHES, AS WELL AS NATURAL WOOD. OUR BOXES ARE BUILT IN OUR FULLY- SUPPLIED WOODWORKING SHOP, AND WE TRAIN RECONNECT YOUTH PARTNERS TO HELP US BUILD THE BOXES AS PART OF THE ENTERPRISE. IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HORT, WE FULFILLED SEVERAL LARGER ORDERS IN OUR FIRST YEAR, MAKING 75 GARDEN PLANTERS AND PLANTING BEDS. WE PLAN TO GROW THIS ENTERPRISE THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS DEVELOPED WITH OTHER PARISHES IN THE DIOCESE.

Expenses
$181,166
Revenue
$0

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