Alternatives for Children (AFC) is a not-for-profit organization that provides early intervention, preschool special education, and child day care services to children with disabilities and their typically developing peers on Long Island. AFC was founded in 1988 and offers both integrated and self-contained preschool classes. AFC’s mission is to provide high-quality, comprehensive, and individualized services that support the development and learning of children with disabilities and their families. AFC’s programs are designed to help children reach their full potential and become active participants in their communities. We are honored to be able to support our local community and make a difference.
The Stony Brook Fire Department is a volunteer fire department that serves the Town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York. The department was founded in 1907 and currently has over 100 active members. They are responsible for responding to all fire, medical, and rescue calls in the town. The department operates out of two fire stations, Station 1 on Main Street in Stony Brook and Station 2 on Stony Brook Road in Setauket. The department’s members are dedicated to serving their community and providing the highest level of emergency response. It’s our privilege to be of service and support the well-being of our community.
The Empire State Ride to End Cancer is a seven-day, 500+ mile bike ride from Staten Island to Niagara Falls. The ride is organized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, a leading cancer research and treatment center in Buffalo, New York. Each year, thousands of people participate in the Empire State Ride. Riders come from all over the world, and they range in age from 18 to 80. Some riders are experienced cyclists, while others are just starting out. The Empire State Ride is a physically demanding challenge, but it is also a rewarding one. Riders have the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful parts of New York State, and they make lifelong friends along the way. We are delighted to extend our support and make a meaningful difference in people’s lives.
The Church of St. Patrick is a Catholic parish in Huntington, New York. It was founded in 1848 and is located at 400 Main Street in Huntington. It is the oldest Catholic church in Huntington. St. Patrick’s Church is a vibrant parish that is home to a large and active community. The church offers a variety of religious and social programming, including Masses, confession, religious education, and social services. We are thankful for the chance to be a part of our community’s growth and prosperity.
The Paige Elizabeth Keely Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2018 by Gina Keely in memory of her daughter, Paige, who died at the age of 6 from an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) of the brain. The foundation’s mission is to raise awareness of AVMs and to fight for earlier detection. The foundation is committed to making a difference in the lives of those affected by AVMs. By raising awareness and fighting for earlier detection, the foundation is working to prevent more families from experiencing the heartbreak of losing a loved one to this condition. We are proud to play an active role in supporting and empowering our community.
The Ballet Foundation is committed to enriching and expanding access to ballet for the community, patrons, and dancers. It does this by providing high-quality training, performance opportunities, and personal coaching to serious ballet students. Ballet Foundation is also dedicated to developing young lives with the discipline that comes from the arts in a Christian environment. In addition to its primary activities, Ballet Foundation also develops ballet jury adjudications and produces a regular ballet performance season featuring students and professional artists. We are honored to contribute to the betterment of our community and the people within it.
The Stony Brook Cancer Center is a National Cancer Institute located in Stony Brook, New York. It is part of Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island’s premier academic medical center. The center is also home to a number of research programs that are focused on finding new and better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer. The cancer center has been ranked among the top cancer centers in the country by U.S. News & World Report. It is also a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a group of leading cancer centers that work together to develop and implement cancer treatment guidelines. It brings us great joy to be able to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
The Hecksher Museum of Art collection spans 500 years of art, including European paintings, American paintings, and works by Long Island artists. The museum is open year-round and offers a variety of programs and events, including art classes, lectures, and family workshops. The museum also has a beautiful sculpture garden that is open to the public. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve our community and provide the help they require.
For Our Friends Rescue is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to rescuing dogs from urgent situations in NYC/Long Island. These situations include strays, owner surrenders, and those at risk in municipal shelters. Since its inception, they have rescued over 10,000 dogs. The organization works closely with municipal shelters and rescue groups to identify dogs in need. They also have a network of foster homes where dogs can stay while they await adoption. We feel privileged to be able to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we assist.
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is a non-profit organization that provides “a home away from home” for families of seriously ill children. The organization has over 380 Ronald McDonald Houses and 265 Ronald McDonald Family Rooms located in 60 countries and regions around the world. Ronald McDonald Houses are located near children’s hospitals, so families can stay close to their child while they are receiving treatment. We sincerely appreciate the trust placed in us to provide assistance and support to our community.
Long Island Cares, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides food and other essential items to people in need on Long Island. The organization was founded in 1980 by singer-songwriter Harry Chapin, and it has since distributed over 1 billion pounds of food and other essentials to over 2 million people. They provide food and other essential items to people in need through a variety of programs, including: food banks, backpacks for kids, mobile food pantries, emergency food assistance, and more. We are thankful for the chance to positively impact the lives of individuals in our community.
Angels of Long Island is a non-profit organization that provides supplemental support and resources to people who are struggling through a crisis. The organization was founded in 2015 by Debbie Loesch, who wanted to help people in need in her community. They provide a variety of services, including: food pantry, clothing closets, baby supplies, financial assistance, and more. We are honored to contribute to the growth and success of our community through our assistance.
Help Mrs. Claus is a non-profit organization that provides Christmas gifts to underprivileged children in New York City. The organization was founded in 2010 by Jennifer Scully, who wanted to help children in need have a happy holiday season. They receive letters from children who are living in poverty or who are facing other challenges. The organization then matches the children with volunteers who shop for and wrap their gifts. The gifts are then delivered to the children on Christmas Eve. Help Mrs. Claus has helped over 3,000 children since it was founded. Help Mrs. Claus is a valuable resource for children in need in New York City. The organization’s gifts help to ensure that children have a happy holiday season, even if they are facing challenges. It is our pleasure to be a reliable partner and offer support to our community whenever possible.
The Smithtown Children’s Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides financial and emotional support to families residing within the Smithtown School District. The foundation was founded in 2008 by a group of local parents who wanted to help families in need. They assist families in crisis in many ways, such as: financial assistance, emotional support, educational assistance, and more. We are grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with our community and create positive change.
The Smithtown Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of Smithtown, New York. The society was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in the Roseneath Cottage, a historic building that was built in 1845. The Smithtown Historical Society offers a variety of programs and services, including: exhibitions, research, events, publications, and more. The Smithtown Historical Society is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about the history of Smithtown. The society’s programs and services offer a unique opportunity to explore the past and learn about the people and events that have shaped the community. We value the relationships we have built with our community members and strive to support them in any way we can.
Sweet Briar Nature Center is a 54-acre nature preserve located in Smithtown, New York. The center is home to hundreds of species of plants and animals, including birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Sweetbriar Nature Center offers a variety of educational programs and activities for people of all ages, including school field trips, summer camps, and family workshops. The center’s wildlife rehabilitation program provides care for injured, sick, and orphaned animals. The program’s goal is to rehabilitate animals so that they can be released back into the wild. Sweet Briar Nature Center also has a butterfly garden, a nature play area, and an art center. It brings us joy to see the positive impact we can make by extending a helping hand to our community.
The Guide Dog Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides guide dogs and training to people who are blind or have low vision. The foundation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Smithtown, New York. They have trained and placed over 70,000 guide dogs since they were founded. The foundation’s guide dogs help people to live more independent and fulfilling lives. They offer many programs and services such as guide dog training, puppy raising, financial assistance, spreading awareness, and more. The Guide Dog Foundation is a valuable resource for people who are blind or have low vision. The foundation’s guide dogs help people to live more independent and fulfilling lives. We appreciate the opportunity to contribute to the well-being and happiness of our community.
Stony Brook Children’s is a pediatric hospital located in Stony Brook, New York. It is part of the Stony Brook University Hospital and Health Sciences Center. Stony Brook Children’s is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, meaning it is the only hospital in Suffolk County that is equipped to treat the most critically injured children. The hospital also has a Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), which is one of the highest levels of care available for premature and critically ill newborns. Stony Brook Children’s is a nationally recognized hospital that provides high-quality care to children from all over the world. The hospital is staffed by a team of experienced doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who are dedicated to providing the best possible care for children. We are committed to making a difference in our community and providing assistance to those in need.
The Three Village Dad Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2013 by a group of fathers in the Three Village area of Long Island, New York. The foundation’s mission is to “make the Three Village area a better place for children and families.”. They host a variety of events and programs throughout the year, including annual golf tournaments, toy drives, community service projects, educational programs, and more. They are a great resource for fathers and families in the Three Village area. The foundation’s programs and services help to make the community a better place for children and families. We are honored to stand alongside our community, offering support and assistance.
Alfano Elementary School is a public school located in Central Islip, New York, and is part of the Central Islip School District. The school was named after Anthony Alfano, a former teacher and principal in the district. Alfano was known for his dedication to education and his commitment to helping students succeed. The elementary school serves students in grades PK-6 and has a student body of approximately 590 students. The school’s staff is committed to providing a high-quality education for all students. The school’s motto is “Children Our Future, Diversity Our Strength.”. We are thankful for the opportunity to be a catalyst for positive change in our community.
Paws of War was founded in 2011 by Deb Haffenreffer and Clay Hutson, they are a non-profit organization that helps veterans and first responders with disabilities by providing them with service dogs and training. Paws of War also provides veterinary care, mobility assistance, and emotional support to animals rescued from war zones. Their mission is to “provide veterans and first responders with the resources they need to live independent and fulfilling lives, and to rescue and rehabilitate animals in need.”. It is our privilege to work hand in hand with our community, fostering a brighter future together.
Pax Christi Hospitality Center is a non-profit organization that provides emergency shelter and support services to homeless men in Port Jefferson, New York. The center was founded in 1995 by Father John Pizzarelli, a Catholic priest who was inspired to help the homeless after seeing a man sleeping on the street. The center provides a safe and supportive environment for homeless men to get back on their feet by offering a variety of services, and educational and recreational programs. We are dedicated to making a meaningful impact in the lives of our community members.
Wheeling for Healing is a non-profit organization that raises money for cancer care and services at Baystate Health. The organization was founded in 2002 by a group of Baystate Health employees who wanted to do something to help cancer patients and their families. Wheeling for Healing hosts an annual bike ride, walk, and run that attracts thousands of participants from all over the region. The event has raised over $1.5 million since its inception. The event is a great way to get involved in the fight against cancer and to support cancer patients and their families. We are proud to be a source of assistance, enhancing the quality of life in our community.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is a global non-profit organization that funds blood cancer research, provides patient support, and advocates for policies to improve the lives of people with blood cancer. It was founded in 1949 by a group of Philadelphia doctors who were determined to find a cure for leukemia. Since then, LLS has invested more than $1.6 billion in groundbreaking research, pioneering many of today’s most innovative approaches to blood cancer treatment. They provide patient support services to more than 100,000 people with blood cancer and their families each year. These services include financial assistance, educational resources, and emotional support. We are grateful for the relationships we have built within our community and the trust bestowed upon us.