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Lighthouse International

AKA The Lighthouse

New York, NY

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Lighthouse International

Also Known As:
The Lighthouse
Physical Address:
New York, NY 10022 1202
EIN:
13-1096620
Web URL:
www.lighthouse.org
Leadership:
Mr. Mark G. Ackermann
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Revenue
Total Revenue $21,550,000
Expenses
Total Expenses $28,667,000

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Basic Organization Information

Lighthouse International

Also Known As:
The Lighthouse
Physical Address:
New York, NY 10022 1202
EIN:
13-1096620
Web URL:
www.lighthouse.org 
NTEE Category:
E Health—General & Rehabilitative 
E99 Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C. 
G Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines 
G41 Eye Diseases, Blindness and Vision Impairments 
P Human Services 
P80 Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations 
Ruling Year:
1942 
How This Organization Is Funded:
Contributions, legacies and special events - $12,457,000
Government grants - $4,774,000
Direct client services - $1,070,000

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Mission Statement

Lighthouse International is dedicated to fighting vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowermet.

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Leadership (GuideStar ExchangeThe GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to regularly update key information directly to GuideStar. It provides richer and broader information about their programs, impact, finances, people and more. May, 2012)

Mr. Mark G. Ackermann

Term:

Since Sept 2009

Profile:

Mark G. Ackermann served in various senior management positions at St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center beginning in 1983, and held the position of Chief Administrative Officer of the hospital’s successor corporation, St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers of New York (SVCMC) until June 2007. He was also President of the SVCMC Foundation and successfully undertook a $100 million capital fundraising campaign, which included funding for the proposed new Rudolph W. Giuliani Trauma Center at St. Vincent's Manhattan. Mr. Ackermann and the management team expanded the ophthalmology department and created a strong working relationship with the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. His executive management skills were honed as Interim President and CEO of St. Clare’s Hospital and Health Center during the mid-‘90s. Other responsibilities over the years included external affairs, clinical services, medical education and advocacy. In 2007-08, Mr. Ackermann served as the Special Assistant to Edward Cardinal Egan and Executive Director of the Office of the Papal Visit for the Archdiocese of New York. He was responsible for all aspects of the visit by Pope Benedict XVI in April 2008, coordinating the planning and execution of eight major events, working with all federal, state and city agencies involved and offices of the Vatican and the Archdiocese of New York. More recently, he was a management and fundraising consultant to several New York area hospitals and non-profit organizations.



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Program: Low Vision Center

Budget:
$2,816,000
Category:
Diseases, Disorders & Medical Disciplines
Population Served:
Blind and Vision Impaired

Program Description:

Vision loss that cannot be corrected by ordinary glasses, contact lenses, medication or surgery is called "low vision." If you have low vision, it's important to maximize the vision you have, and Lighthouse International's Low Vision Clinical Practice can help you do just that. Our doctors are internationally renowned, pioneers in the field of low vision and provide comprehensive low vision exams to pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Bruce Rosenthal is Chief of Low Vision Programs, and Dr. Eleanor Faye is Medical Director. Meet our team! The low vision specialists perform functional vision examinations using specialized testing procedures to maximize your vision. These tests not only include traditional visual acuity tests for distance and near, but contrast tests and other evaluations to determine how well a patient sees faces, street signs, newspaper print and all the other visual cues that help guide us through our days. A unique pediatric clinic is also available for the examination of infants and children with early onset vision loss. The low vision team works very closely with other rehabilitation professionals to ascertain that patients receive the full complement of services that meet their needs. These specialists include occupational therapists(http://www.lighthouse.org/services-and-assistance/lifestyle-independence/occupational-therapy/) , vision rehabilitation therapists(http://www.lighthouse.org/services-and-assistance/low-vision-clinical-services/rehabilitation-services/) , and orientation and mobility specialists(http://www.lighthouse.org/services-and-assistance/lifestyle-independence/orientation-mobility-training/) . Social workers are an integral part of the team, and provide counseling and other services to patients, as needed.

Program Long-Term Success:

Increased home-based services by 20%, reaching more children than before through special instruction and vision services provided in the community.

Program Short-Term Success:

The low vision team works very closely with other rehabilitation professionals to ascertain that patients receive the full complement of services that meet their needs. These specialists include occupational therapists(http://lighthouse.org/services-and-assistance/lifestyle-independence/occupational-therapy/) , vision rehabilitation therapists(http://lighthouse.org/services-and-assistance/low-vision-clinical-services/rehabilitation-services/) , and orientation and mobility specialists(http://lighthouse.org/services-and-assistance/lifestyle-independence/orientation-mobility-training/) . Social workers are an integral part of the team, and provide counseling and other services to patients, as needed.

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For over 100 years Lighthouse International has dedicated itself to serving the needs of individuals who are visually impaired and blind.

Program: The Child Development Center

Budget:
$3,374,000
Category:
Education
Population Served:
Infants/Babies (under age 5)

Program Description:

A Quality, Fun Preschool with Special Education Services and Universal Pre-Kindergarten for Everyone! Lighthouse International welcomes boys and girls from two through five years to attend our integrated preschool which is also approved as a Universal Pre-Kindergarten program by the New York City Department of Education.  Children who are visually impaired learn alongside their sighted peers in our preschool for a more enriching educational experience. Our curriculum is designed to maximize learning and growth while children enjoy creative and fun activities, make new friends and discover new experiences in a safe and nurturing environment. A smart, convenient choice: We have a certified, highly trained and nurturing staff, a small teacher-student ratio and reasonable fees.  Summer Enrollment Update - we still have openings for our July and August. Be sure to enroll today!  Preschool Features Photo of kids playing and learning     * An extended-day preschool option, which runs until 5:30 pm     * A maximum of 12 students per 1 teacher and 2 assistants     * Master's Degree level teachers; teachers of the visually impaired; speech, occupational and physical therapists; and music teachers     * Well rounded, fun activities: extensive early childhood curricula, physical education, strong emphasis on literacy, outdoor play area, neighborhood field trips and community outings     * Computers in every classroom, with age-appropriate programs    * Multi-lingual staff     * New Lighthouse Parent Center which offers extensive training, classes, workshops and fun events for all parents of Child Development Center students. The Center is run by a Parent Coordinator, with a high level of decision making by parents from the school's Parent Focus Group.     * Parent Center toy and book lending program

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Program: The Filomen M. D'Agostino Greenberg

Budget:
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Category:
Arts, Culture & Humanities
Population Served:
Blind and Vision Impaired

Program Description:

Lighthouse International's renowned music school, is the nation's only music school dedicated to helping people pursue their interest in, and study of, music while overcoming the challenges posed by vision loss.

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Program: Professional Services

Budget:
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Category:
Population Served:
Blind and Vision Impaired

Program Description:

Center for Professional Education Arlene R. Gordon Research Institute Policy and Evaluation

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Program: Volunteer Resources

Budget:
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Category:
Population Served:
Adults
Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Program Description:

However you choose to help, we're here to support you along the way. We provide training in some specialized service areas when needed. We appreciate your time and commitment, and will tailor opportunities to fit your schedule. We offer flexibility; you can volunteer during the day, evening or on Saturdays. And you can help on a regular basis or periodically.

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