Townwide Fund Schedules Fundraising Events

The Townwide Fund of Huntington will have its annual meeting Jan. 31 at St. Patrick’s Church. Many of more than 30 nonprofits thatof the Townwide Fund are expected to participate in the meeting with Townwide Fund officers and directors. The public part of the meeting Read More …

Vice President Named at FCA

Family & Children’s Association (FCA), Long Island’s leading health and human services nonprofit organization, recently named Ryan Attard, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. FCA President and CEO, Jeffrey L. Reynolds, Ph.D. made the announcement on behalf of the organization. “I am pleased to welcome Read More …

Ex-County Official to Lead Health & Welfare Council

Former Suffolk deputy county executive Vanessa Baird-Streeter will become president and CEO of the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island. The organization, based in Huntington Station, was previously led by Rebecca Sanin, who was elected to the Suffolk County Legislature, representing the 16th District.  Read More …

Huntington NAACP Celebrates the Holidays

The Huntington branch of the NAACP celebrated the holidays Thursday with a lineup of events that featured Suffolk County Sheriff Dr. Errol Toulon Jr. and a program of tips on public safety. Several  officials participated in the celebration, including Tax Receiver Jillian Guthman, Suffolk Legislator Read More …

Temple Beth El Plans Blood Drive

Temple Beth El of Huntington will host a blood drive on Jan. 8. Donors are reminded to eat and drink beforehand, and to bring identification with name and photo. The drive will operate from 1-7 p.m. Appointments are preferred; walk-ins will be welcomed if space Read More …

Thousands Receive Donations of Food, Clothing

Thousands of residents came to Walt Whitman High School Saturday to collect food, clothing, diapers and other necessities.. Kiora Johnson, founder and executive director of God’s Blessings Plan, said her organization worked with Suffolk County’s social services department to identify communiities where the need for Read More …

Conference in Commack to Address Poverty

Several nonprofit organizations plan a daylong conference Friday to talk about poverty and its causes. The “Don’t Blame Poor People: A Conference Addressing the Structural Causes of Poverty on Long Island and in New York State” will be held at the Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center Read More …

Whitman to Host Nonprofit Giving Out Food, Toys

Walt Whitman High School will host a nonprofit Saturday that will provide residents with food and other necessities, as well as toys. The “Holiday Blessings Tour” is operated by the nonprofit organization God’s Blessings Plan.  A semi-trailer truck full of food will set up in Read More …

‘Freezin’ for a Reason’ Raises Funds for Special Olympics

About 200 hardy souls dashed into the water off Frank P. Petrone Crab Meadow Beach on Sunday morning to help raise money for Special Olympics. This year’s Polar Plunge included teams from the Elwood, South Huntington, Harborfields and Northport school districts as well as town employees and Read More …

Shop With a Cop Delivers for Kids

Dozens of children picked out their favorite toys and other gifts Thursday with the help of Suffolk County police officers at the annual Shop With a Cop. Several elected officials stopped by to help as kids roamed the aisles at Target in Huntington Station, including Read More …