Education

BROOKHAVEN PARTNERS WITH UNITED WAY AND OTHER COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ERAP)

Assisting Low and Moderate Income Households Behind on Payments Due to COVID-19

ERAP truckJuly 2, 2021 (Deer Park) –The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) may provide relief for Town of Brookhaven residents who are behind on rent and utility payments due to COVID-19.

THE BANYAN TREE ROOTS FOUNDATION SUPPORTS LONG ISLANDERS IN NEED FROM YOUTH TO SENIORS WITH A $225,000 GRANT

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April 12, 2021 (Deer Park, NY) - United Way of Long Island was awarded a $225,000 grant from The Banyan Tree Roots Foundation, based in Smithtown. This generous contribution will support the organization’s education programs, as well as pandemic recovery efforts. 

UNITED WAY OF LONG ISLAND RECEIVES $15,000 FROM AT&T TO SUPPORT CAREER TRAINING PROGRAM FOR YOUNG ADULTS THROUGH PANDEMIC

December 1, 2020 (Hempstead, NY) – AT&T today announced a $15,000 contribution to United Way of Long Island’s YouthBuild Hempstead program, which helps prepare young adults, ages 16-24, to find jobs and succeed in the workforce through educational, leadership and career training.

United Way of Long Island in Partnership with Citi Hosts Hackathon to Find Solutions to Help Veterans Advance their Civilian Careers

United Way of Long Island recently hosted a one day Hackathon, in partnership with the event sponsor Citi. Participants, mostly military veterans who are enrolled college students, collaborated to develop a solution to help veterans successfully transition into the civilian workforce.