Meet Lee

My name is Lee, I’m 31 years old and this November marks my second year as a baker at Greyston Bakery. I was born and raised right here in Yonkers by my single mom. At school I tried to be a good kid, but in my neighborhood at that time, it was almost impossible to stay out of trouble – there were gangs everywhere.

Meet Kareem

I wasn’t born in Yonkers, and I didn’t grow up here either, I moved here about ten years ago from Queens with my family. I had a job working in construction and would work seasonally for Westchester County at Sprain Park. I did that for three years, but the construction company shut down and suddenly all I had was seasonal work – and that wasn’t en