As we continue to improve the neighborhoods we serve through our public works projects, we strive to take our service a step further by contributing to charitable organizations within these communities and beyond. Listed below are some of these fantastic charities that help make the world a better place. We are proud to support these tremendous organizations.
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with critical illnesses. These wishes cause a spark that helps these children believe that anything is possible and gives them the strength to fight harder against their illnesses.
Habitat for Humanity works toward its vision by building strength, stability, and self-reliance in partnership with families needing decent and affordable housing. Habitat homeowners help build their homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.
Through research and treatment, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital advances cures and means of preventing catastrophic pediatric diseases. No child is denied treatment based on race, religion, or a family's ability to pay.
Staff Picked Charity
We devised a concept to promote the spirit of charity within our organization every year. All employees are asked to submit their favorite charity and explain why it is meaningful to them. The submissions are reviewed anonymously, and the selected charity receives a donation of $10,000!
The Butterfly Effect Project is a nonprofit, community-oriented organization started by Tijuana Fulford. Tijuana's goal was to create a program that would empower young girls by giving them the tools to achieve emotionally stable and self-confident futures in hopes of bringing forth a generation of women who are strong, independent and knowledgeable. The Butterfly Effect Project aspires to ensure that every girl enrolled in the program has a fair chance to broaden their horizons by eliminating obstacles such as mobility, cultural differences and finances.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
IRIE Therapeutic Horseback Riding
IRIE Therapeutic Horseback Riding works with children with special needs by teaching them about horses, how to ride and how to care for the horses. For more info, contact email@example.com.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
JDRF is leading the fight against type 1 diabetes (T1D) by funding research, advocating for policies that accelerate access to new therapies, and providing a support network for millions worldwide impacted by T1D.
The Helping Hand Rescue Mission seeks to improve the communities' conditions by providing food, clothing, and other essentials to people in need.
Options for Community Living, Inc. is committed to assisting individuals and families in need to develop their fullest potential for independent living.
Island Harvest Food Bank has been leading hunger relief on Long Island since 1992. Their volunteers and staff now deliver millions of pounds of goods and surplus food – much of which might otherwise go to waste – to a network of 570 Long Island-based food pantries, soup kitchens, and other nonprofit organizations that offer feeding services for those in need.
Toys for Tots collects new, unwrapped toys and distributes those toys to less fortunate children for the holidays.
Their mission is to partner with the sneaker community to recycle and reuse quality pre-loved sneakers, keep them out of landfills, and reduce toxic chemicals from being released into our air and soil. All reusable sneakers are recirculated to secondhand markets so people can access quality, pre-owned footwear at affordable prices. All heavily used and damaged footwear is recycled to reuse materials or converted into new energy.
Their mission is to provide free coats to needy children and adults while promoting volunteerism and environmental sustainability.
Charity Golf Outings
Throughout the year, we give to numerous charity golf events. Our contributions assisted in reopening a school, funding a parish's new roof, and many other causes.
Kat's Ribbon of Hope funds life-saving research by collaborating with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Feinstein Institute, and Weill Cornell Breast Center.
Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk County (VNSHS) is an independent, not-for-profit healthcare agency that serves patients and their families throughout Suffolk County Long Island with visiting nurse home and hospice services, inpatient Hospice House, rehabilitative therapy, medical social work, home health aide care, nutritional education and diabetic counseling, community programs and more.
North Fork Animal Welfare League's mission is to inspire compassion for all living things, to provide shelter to animals in need, and to promote adoptions, animal welfare, and responsible pet ownership in our community.
At Akshaya Patra, they dream of a world where families won't have to choose between food and education for their children. Wholesome meals prompt children, especially girls, to stay out of the workforce and attend school, addressing classroom hunger and education.
Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, services, and events for wounded veterans of the military.
BRC developed an innovative response to the needs of so-called "service resistant" individuals experiencing homelessness, recognizing that the style and size of most shelters were unappealing to those that could not meet typical shelter requirements for sobriety and maintaining curfew.
The Suffolk Police Athletic League strives to provide a community where youth love participating. With their passionate team of volunteers, they continue to build communities and provide leadership skills to the next generations.
The HOME Project cares for unaccompanied children whose families and lives are wrecked by war and persecution, empowering them to persevere and become active citizens.
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation honors the military and first responders by providing them with programs to deliver mortgage-free homes and hosts national walks.
POTS offers a mosaic of services to the Bronx community. Through their unique "one-stop-shop" model, they seek to provide clients with the widest variety of services possible under one roof to help them journey from crisis to stability and, ultimately, self-sufficiency.
The Stony Brook Hospital COVID Rapid Response Biodesign and Medical Engineering Fund quickly respond to evolving needs for novel medical equipment based on feedback received from the front-line clinical providers at the hospital. Funds raised go directly to collaborative and innovative device design, interactive rapid prototyping, and the testing and rollout of solutions addressing the health and safety of COVID-19 patients and their healthcare providers.
GallopNYC uses the proven benefits of therapeutic horsemanship to provide measurable benefits for people with developmental, emotional, social, and physical disabilities.
The Lustgarten Foundation's mission is to cure pancreatic cancer by funding scientific and clinical research, providing research information and clinical support services to patients, caregivers, and individuals at high risk, and increasing public awareness and hope for those with this disease.
New Beginnings Community Center is a state-of-the-art outpatient facility designed to provide rehabilitation, management, and recovery for community members with traumatic brain injury, physical disabilities, cognitive disabilities, or dementia—all in an exceptional, stimulating, and safe environment.