Help Us Keep Our Massage School Thriving

Hi everyone! It's Desirae Carosi and today, I am writing to you on behalf of the CNW School of Massage Therapy, an institution dedicated to empowering individuals through education, promoting wellness, and serving our community.

As you may know, there is a significant shortage of massage therapists in our region, and the demand for these skilled professionals has been steadily increasing over the past two years. Unfortunately, many massage schools in New York have closed, and those remaining face low enrollment and the threat of losing their massage programs.

Our school stands as a beacon of hope amidst this challenging landscape, as we exclusively focus on massage education.

At CNW, we not only provide high-quality education but also strive to make massage accessible to those who may typically not afford it. Our student and professional clinic enables us to bring massage therapy mainstream, offering affordable services to the community.

Moreover, we actively give back by volunteering our time, providing chair massages at various community events, and hosting free community classes to promote wellness and wellness modalities.

The story of our school's resilience is one of determination and dedication. In 2019, the school was on the brink of closure. Recognizing its immense value to our community, I took over ownership, pouring my heart and soul into keeping its doors open.

Today, it gives me great pride to share that our institution is now a woman-owned and operated business, with a primary focus on helping our community thrive.

But we need your help to make it better.

We are reaching out to request your generous contribution to assist us in funding essential classroom and building updates for our school. These updates include minor construction, AV equipment, computers, new flooring, and benches for the outside of the building.

Additionally, we require funds for marketing initiatives such as video creations, commercials, SEO products, and possibly a billboard. Investing in these upgrades and marketing efforts is vital to the growth and sustainability of our institution.

To continue our mission, we aim to raise $55,000 to cover the costs of the much-needed updates and marketing efforts. With your support, we can transform our school into an even more vibrant learning environment, equipped with modern facilities that inspire our students to excel.

Furthermore, your contribution will help us reach a wider audience, ensuring that the benefits of massage therapy are accessible to all.

Your donation, regardless of the amount, will make a significant impact on our school and community. We value every contribution and are grateful for your consideration.

You can also help by sharing our posts on social media. If you are a business, you could carry some of our brochures or business cards. If you have a client that really shows interest in becoming a massage therapist, send them our way.

Should you have any questions or require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us. We would be thrilled to share more about our school, our goals, and the impact your donation will have.

Thank you for your time and consideration. Together, we can ensure that CNW continues to serve our community and shape the future of massage therapy education!

Donations (17)

  • Rachel Nichols
    • $50 
    • 5 mos
  • Haven Spa
    • $125 
    • 5 mos
  • Gretchen Dizer
    • $75 
    • 5 mos
  • Melonie Moore
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Nataliia Peters
    • $50 
    • 5 mos


Desirae Carosi
Albany, NY

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