Awards & Recognitions

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

People In Need NYC Founders

Hayet Hamouche 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."




"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

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