In late 2008, I leased a corner storefront on Bay Street. It was one of the best real estate deals I have ever made and not because of the commission. On that day, I met and became acquainted with a group of people who have touched my heart.
The Bay Street Thrift came to life at 1090 Bay Street, in the Rosebank section of Staten Island and is sponsored by Baltic Street AEH Inc. whose mission is--Advocacy, Housing and Education for people with mental illnesses.
The Bay Street Thrift offers training in retail sales, stock work and maintenance to consumers of mental health services who are then prepared to work jobs in competitive employment.