Jeremy Goldstein as a lawyer is involved in community initiatives that help improve the status of the poor in society. He is a member of the Fountain House, a New York-based organization that helps people with mental illness. Fountain House was formed in 1944 by six patients of mental illness while in a hospital. They identified that the condition affects millions of people in the world and even initially the organization was known as “We Are Not Alone.” However, over time they gained the support of many friends who dedicated efforts to support the organization and who built an office in New York. The office had a Fountain in the garden, something that contributed to the name Fountain house.
Jeremy Goldstein as a member of this organization is dedicated to the success of the objectives set by the organization. He understands that Fountain House is all about giving patients an opportunity to live like other normal human beings. He is ready to give out as much as possible to support at this organization. Recently, he held a dinner party where guests were served with fine wine and food in a fundraiser meant to raise funds for the Fountain House.
With over 400 million people in the world said to be having mental illness, there is a need for well-wishers to commit resources into fighting this problem. Jeremy Goldstein is setting the standards for dealing with this condition by initiating various projects that can raise funds for the organization. As a member of the Fountain House, he is playing a critical role in the development of policies and goals that organization want to accomplish in the future. Already, Fountain House has managed to secure employment for 42 percent for the employed people who have mental illness in the United States. Every year, over $2 million are being paid by various companies to these persons. The goal here is to help them become an integral part of the community that can be productive.
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