#Giving Tuesday: Huntington Organizations Seek Support

Now is your chance to support the organizations that have been helping Huntington residents all year long. 

It’s #GivingTuesday, a global campaign to raise money for nonprofits that assist people with food, housing, health, education and much more.

You can find local organizations to support by searching for #GivingTuesday; here’s a partial list of participating groups.

Townwide Fund: supports more than 30 organizations with emergency grants and funding

Tri CYA:The organization is trying to buy a van to take its program participants to events.

Junior Welfare League: Its Lift fund provides one-time grants for people in financial crisis and other programs.

Huntington Arts Council

Huntington Rotary Club

South Huntington Educational Foundation

Brett’s Bicycle Recycle A grassroots organization dedicated to collecting, repairing and donating wheels to people in Huntington

Food pantries: Many religious organizations, student groups, businesses and nonprofits collect and donate to food pantries, which are experiencing high demand this year because of the Covid-19 economic downtown. Long Island Cares, which is itself participating in #Giving Tuesday, maintains a list of pantries, searchable by ZIP code and HuntingtonNow lists many on our calendar.

Whaling Museum: Through the rest of December, the Board of Trustees will double donations  to help us reach the total goal of $20,000. Tax-deductible donations will help support a 84-year legacy of museum education. 

Golden Paw Society:  The all-volunteer organization takes in and adopts out  shelter cats.

 

 

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