Emma's Torch

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We empower refugees through culinary training, job placement assistance, and work experience at our restaurant in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn, NY
EIN 81-3651292
culture
community
education
jobs
food industry
refugees
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new york
culinary
brooklyn
cuisine
poverty
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Adwa, an asylee from Saudi Arabia, came to the US at 18. Upon starting at Emma’s Torch, she lived in a homeless shelter. After finishing our culinary training, she won two job offers. In her first job, which enabled her to move into an apartment, Adwa earned two promotions.

96%
96% of job-seeking students found culinary jobs within 1 month of graduation.

Financials

$5k
2016 Budget
39%Program Spend
14%Management Spend
47%Fundraising Spend
39%
14%
47%
Learn more at
www.emmastorch.org