In May 2018, a wine dinner was held to help support an organization called The Fountain House to raise funds for their operation, which helps those with mental illness. Jeremy Goldstein, one of the members on the Board of Directors for Fountain House, was the host of this event. Along with Jim Finkel and Omar Khan. Together they raised over $56,000 to contribute towards the organization. The dinner featured food, wine and high-profile guests. It was held on the rooftop of the NoMad Hotel.
The Fountain House
The Fountain House, founded in 1948, it tries to address the issues of people living with mental illness. They are a self-help program that helps men and women suffering from mental illness to recover and overcome them with help from professional staff members, doing so for over 70 years and counting. Community based projects are held, which help its members to build solid friendships and develop new skills while giving them a sense of purpose. The Fountain House also has an Employment Program that helps 42% of its members with mental illness find a job.
In addition, they have other programs for the mentally ill that assist with housing, health, education and their overall wellness. The foundation offers a reliable support system to help assist their members of all ages. For those with Medicaid Managed Care, Home and Community based services are also available. The mission of these programs is to:
- Increase confidence
- Acquire and applying new skills
- Building lasting friendships
- Reaching educational and employment goals
Because of the phenomenal leadership at The Fountain House, from its Board of Directors like Jeremy Goldstein, the operation has grown to 300 locations in 32 states and 30 countries. Providing care and assistance to more than 100,000 people worldwide.
About Jeremy Goldstein
Jeremy Goldstein is one of the partners at a law firm called Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates. They are an executive firm that advises CEO’s, management teams and businesses, in issues about business events context and other issues. Goldstein is regarded as one of the leading executive compensation attorneys in the US. He worked on most of the big corporate deals in the last decade.
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