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UNITED WAY CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF 211 LONG ISLAND ON FEBRUARY 11TH

Resource and Referral Call Center and Online Database Tops Over 2 Million Inquiries Since 2010
February 11, 2020 (Central Islip, NY) – February 11, 2020 marks the 10 year anniversary of 211 Long Island. To celebrate this milestone occasion, United Way of Long Island joined a nationwide effort in recognition of 211 Day, held on February 11th.
 

LONG ISLAND VETERANS WIN BIG AT BETS FOR VETS CASINO NIGHT

Transport Workers Union Local 252 host Casino Night in Hauppauge to support United Way of Long Island
United Way of Long Island is the “lucky” recipient of the annual Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 252 Bets For Vets Casino Night.  The event, held at IBEW Local 25 in Hauppauge, raised over $20,000 in support of veterans initiatives.
 

UNITED WAY OF LONG ISLAND AND PEOPLE’S UNITED BANK PARTNER IN SUPPORT OF LONG ISLAND VETERANS

United Way of Long Island is pleased to announce that People's United Bank made a $25,000 contribution to United Way of Long Island’s Mission United campaign in support of local veterans initiatives. 
 
In addition, as the lead sponsor of United Way’s Mission United t-shirt campaign, and to further enhance the Bank’s support, t-shirts and bandanas were sold at People’s United Bank branch locations throughout Long Island.  
 
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The Nature’s Bounty Foundation Grant to Support United Way of Long Island’s Efforts to Promote Healthy Lifestyles

United Way of Long Island is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from The Nature’s Bounty Foundation supporting the Healthy Kids – Healthy Families Initiative, as well as United Way’s Stuff-A-Bus school supplies program.
 

United Way of Long Island Celebrates $9,000,000 in Prescription Savings

Partnership with FamilyWize delivers significant savings on prescription medications through its free, easy to use prescription discount card

United Way of Long Island announced today that Long Island residents have saved $9,000,000 on their prescription medications, thanks to its partnership with FamilyWize, an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities.
 

United Way of Long Island Receives $1.1M Grant from U.S. Department of Labor to Expand YouthBuild Long Island Program into Village of Hempstead

United Way of Long Island is the recipient of a competitive $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The funding will be used to expand United Way of Long Island’s YouthBuild program into the Village of Hempstead, serving 70 young adults over the course of two years; recruitment will begin in June 2019. The funding was announced in February and awarded to 81 recipients across 32 states.

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