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The Patricia Michels Memorial Scholarship Fund

After many years with National Grid, Pat spent her last year as a passionate “Loaned Executive” from National Grid to the United Way of Long Island and worked full time in the organization since January 2017.

To honor Pat’s commitment and tireless efforts, the Michels Family & National Grid along with United Way of Long Island are launching The Patricia Michels Memorial Scholarship FundThis Fund will provide academic scholarships to deserving young women attending YouthBuild who wish to pursue their dreams and aspirations by attending an accredited college, university or technical school.  Pat was fond of working with young people through YouthBuild to advance their skills, education and leadership qualities in order to gain self-sufficiency.   

Please consider a gift to support this effort.  Pat touched the lives of colleagues, friends and acquaintances.  The Fund is a way to give back to a cause that meant so much to Pat.

Charitable contributions to The Patricia Michels Memorial Scholarship Fund may be made online or mailed directly, payable to: United Way of Long Island, 819 Grand Blvd., Deer Park, NY 11729.  Please add The Patricia Michels Memorial Scholarship Fund on the envelope and on the memo section of your check.

The Patricia Michels Memorial Scholarship Fund is a permanently restricted endowment fund that is being managed by United Way of Long Island, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt not-for-profit organization.