A project Ive been working on for a long time is now live, and I urge you to find out more about it and USE these resources, if eligible..


HOWL! HELP provides emergency assistance to qualified performing artists in crisis and offers other Actors Fund support services.

If you are in the arts, have made or continue to make your career in NYC's East Village, Lower East Side or downtown community and are in need of emergency assistance, get in touch and find out how HOWL! HELP can provide life-changing support. Eligible artists include participants in the annual Howl Festival and those in the East Village Arts Community – theatre, music, performance, dance, multimedia, the spoken word and visual arts. Assistance is based on need and qualifying work history.

The Actors Fund is a national human service organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. The Fund is a safety net, providing programs and services for those who are in need, crisis or transition. HOWL! HELP eligible applicants have access to all Actor's Fund programs including HEALTH SERVICES (free Health Clinic and low-cost or free Health Insurance Resource Center), SOCIAL SERVICES (Mental Health, Chemical Dependency, HIV/AIDS, Seniors, Disabled, Women's Health, Financial Wellness and the Dancer's Resource), EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICES and HOUSING SERVICES.

For more information or to get help call 212.221.7300 ext. 119 or visit www.actorsfund.org
All inquiries are COMPLETELY CONFIDENTIAL, please reach out if you are in need.

The JACKIE FACTORY is proud to serve on the Advisory Board of HOWL HELP!, a wonderful new community resource years in the making. This project will be announced at an upcoming press conference this summer, please let us know if you need more information or would like to help spread the word!
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HOWL! HELP will be announced on Monday July 27 at ST MARKS CHURCH, 11:30 AM - 1 PM. Representatives from HOWL! and the ACTORS FUND will speak, light refreshments served, and questions answered. I am one of the speakers and would love to see some of the Mboards community there..
This is a great development.
Artists are so exploited, chewed up, practically enslaved and then reviled and dumped all at once.
So to have an organization and service that actually does something materially and practically important with substantial support is like a kind of oasis of due tribute.

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