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Friday, March 15, 2019
Long Island Imagine Awards Winners to Be Announced on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the Crest Hollow Country Club The Long Island Imagine Awards was created to offer formal acknowledgement to some of Long Island’s most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations. Last year’s event attracted over 400 attendees from the nonprofit and business communities and an even larger crowd is expected this year.    Winners will be announced LIVE at the awards gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Tuesday, April 30 2019. Nominated organizations, their constituents and the Long Island business...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Senator Kevin Thomas and Staff Join United Way of Long Island to Recognize 2-1-1 Long Island   February 11 kicked off 2-1-1 Advocacy Week, a reminder that help is just a phone call away. To recognize 2-1-1 Advocacy Week, Chief of Staff Donna Nogid and District Office Director Mark Kennedy, for Senator Kevin Thomas, met with representatives from 2-1-1 Long Island to discuss the importance of this free and confidential resource, available 24/7, that provides crucial information to Long Islanders in need of assistance.    The 2-1-1 Long Island Call Center is staffed by trained information...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Senator Anna M. Kaplan Joins United Way of Long Island to Recognize 2-1-1 Long Island  February 11 kicked off 2-1-1 Advocacy Week, a reminder that help is just a phone call away. To recognize 2-1-1 Advocacy Week, Senator Anna M. Kaplan met with representatives from 2-1-1 Long Island to discuss the importance of this free and confidential resource, available 24/7, that provides crucial information to Long Islanders in need of assistance.    The 2-1-1 Long Island Call Center is staffed by trained information specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week who connect callers to critical and...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Senator James Gaughran Joins United Way of Long Island to Recognize 2-1-1 Long Island  February 11 kicked off 2-1-1 Advocacy Week, a reminder that help is just a phone call away. To recognize 2-1-1 Advocacy Week, Senator James Gaughran met with representatives from 2-1-1 Long Island to discuss the importance of this free and confidential resource, available 24/7, that provides crucial information to Long Islanders in need of assistance.   The 2-1-1 Long Island Call Center is staffed by trained information specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week who connect callers to critical and...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre and Staff Join United Way of Long Island to Recognize 2-1-1 Long Island    February 11 kicked off 2-1-1 Advocacy Week, a reminder that help is just a phone call away. To recognize 2-1-1 Advocacy Week, Brendan Cunningham, Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre’s Chief of Staff, met with representatives from  2-1-1 Long Island to discuss the importance of this free and confidential resource, available 24/7, that provides crucial information to Long Islanders in need of assistance.   The 2-1-1 Long Island Call Center is staffed by trained information specialists 24...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
National Grid Foundation Gets on Board the “Project Warmth Express” with a $110,000 Contribution Long Island has already experienced a number of bitter cold days and knowing that February can be the coldest month of the winter season, United Way of Long Island in partnership with community and corporate partners held Project Warmth Day at the Rosa Parks Hempstead Transit Center/NICE Bus.    As Long Island’s only islandwide non-governmental emergency heating fund, Project Warmth is available all winter as a safety net for individuals and families who are facing energy insecurity, many of whom...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Contribution to fund services for local veterans   People’s United Bank recently contributed $25,000 to United Way of Long Island’s Mission United in support of local veterans.   Mission United provides funding for services and resources to Long Island military veterans and their families focusing on employment services, education, financial services, health and housing support. The need for these services is particularly significant on Long Island as over 100,000 veterans live in our communities.   “People’s United Bank is proud to continue our legacy of supporting the needs of the Long...
Monday, January 14, 2019
United Way of Long Island recently elected Alexander G. Bateman, Jr., partner at law firm Ruskin Moscou Faltischek in Uniondale, as the Chair of the Board of Directors. Bateman has served on the United Way of Long Island Board of Directors since 2011, most recently as Executive Committee Member. “It is with great pleasure, that after 8 years of service, I can deepen my commitment with United Way of Long Island. For the thousands of individuals who benefit and receive services from this organization, the impact is so great and often life-changing. I look forward to working with my fellow Board...
Monday, January 14, 2019
United Way of Long Island recently elected Henry Hong to its Board of Directors. Henry is the Regional Vice President of Enterprise Holding and is responsible for daily car rental operations in the New York City metro area. He also oversees administrative staff in Business Management, Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Vehicle Acquisitions, Vehicle Repair, Remarketing, Business Rentals, Risk Management, Operations, and Rental Management. “I am extremely pleased to join the board of United Way of Long Island. United Way’s commitment to improving the lives of all Long Islanders, especially...
Monday, January 14, 2019
United Way of Long Island recently elected Gregory Clark to its Board of Directors. Clark is the Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a publicly-traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“MSM”). "It is with great pleasure that I accept a Board Member position with United Way of Long Island. I am grateful for the opportunity to give back to my community and contribute to United Way’s mission of ensuring every child has a quality education, every family has a stable income, and all Long Islanders enjoy good health,” Clark said.  ”Greg...

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