Superhero Sister Elizabeth Hasselt
Updated: Aug 2, 2018
As one of Encore Community Services primary co-founders and powerful Executive Director for the past 41 years, Sister Elizabeth Hasselt has transformed Encore from a modest church-based program into a dynamic and multipurpose organization dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of senior citizens in New York City. Sister Elizabeth has been instrumental in the growth and development of every aspect of Encore, such as securing grant funding, developing outreach initiatives, and notably opening four separate Encore locations. Through Sister Elizabeth’s leadership, Encore now serves more than 201,000 meals to homebound elderly each year, along with 87,500 on-site meals and 83,200 weekend meals annually. Click here to learn more about the tremendous impact Sister Elizabeth has made with Encore Community Services!