UNITED WAY OF LONG ISLAND’S PROVIDES FREE TRANSPORTATION THROUGH ‘RIDE UNITED’ TO AND FROM COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS
July 8, 2021 (Deer Park, NY) – United Way of Long Island recently launched ‘Ride United’ to help local residents access transportation to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through the rideshare service Lyft. The program is part of United Way Worldwide’s Ride United Vaccine Access Campaign, which addresses unmet transportation needs for individuals and families.
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
July 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
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.
April 1, 2021 (Deer Park) – United Way’s Safe at Home assists Long Island seniors who have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, notably those with chronic health conditions and who are at home and sheltering-in-place. A recent grant from Capital One will help ensure that United Way of Long Island can respond to the urgent health needs of these neighbors.