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Monday, April 29, 2013
Long Island Prosperity Center Hosts Financial Literacy Workshop for YouthBuild Long Island Students Deer Park, April 26th, 2013. Yesterday, the Long Island Prosperity Center, funded by Citi and administered by United Way of Long Island held a day of education, information, motivation, financial literacy and fun for 25 YouthBuild Long Island students.  It was a great day for United Way of Long Island’s income initiative to increase the earning potential of Long Islanders, as well as a great day for Citi’s Prosperity Center and a cohort of Youthbuild students.   Citi hosted an innovative and...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Theresa Regnante, United Way LI; Kathy Rosenthal, FEGS; Lori Andrade, Health & Welfare Council LI; Patricia Sands, Long Island Volunteer Center ; Amy Engel, Sustainable LI From Sustainable LI Newsletter: Sustainable Long Island held its Seventh Annual Sustainability Conference on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Carlyle on the Green, in Bethpage State Park, highlighted by keynote addresses from Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Texas A&M University-Commerce Professor Jonathan Bergman, interactive workshops, and the 3rd Annual “Getting It Done” Awards. “The Road to Recovery”...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Macy’s, Inc., one of the nation’s premier retailers and a long standing partner of United Way of Long Island, recently celebrated the success of their United Way of Long Island Employee Workplace Campaign in support of Long Islanders in need. Macy’s, United Way of Long Island’s largest retail supporter and 3rd largest corporate partner, raised more than $13 million nationally during it’s “Together we’re giving back” campaign. Locally, the participation of Macy’s associates, coupled with a generous corporate gift, helped Macy’s workplace fundraising campaign reach $208,847 – including $170,802...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Courtesy of Joe Gettler, Brookhaven National Laboratory-Talk about one for the record books! Members of the Brookhaven Lab community raised a total of $202,228.82 during its 2012 campaign for the United Way of Long Island. This far exceeded the Lab's goal of $150,000 and is the largest amount raised at the Lab to date for this annual effort. It's also $8,595.84 more than the year before and helps add up to more than $1 million in the past six years, making the Laboratory one of the largest contributors to the United Way on Long Island."Brookhaven Lab and the United Way make a great team...
Friday, March 22, 2013
The United Way of Long Island, Youthbuild, VetsBuild and students on Spring Break from an MTV Alternative Sprint Break initiative were all at a Long Beach home helping a family in need with a terrific rebuilding project. News 12 was there with a camera crew to film a segment, which included an interview with our President & CEO Theresa Regnante View Event Photos  
Monday, March 4, 2013
Our Zumba Event at Life Clubs was a huge success raising $4200 for United Way of Long Island's Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund! Thank you to the event organizers and all who attended! Click Here for Photos and Video
Friday, February 15, 2013
United Way of Long Island Delivers 1000 Heart Shaped Cupcakes to Thank Employees at Geico HQ on Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day, 2013, Deer Park, NY- GEICO’s workplace fundraising campaign has raised an unprecedented $1.2 million to benefit United Way of Long Island and other local nonprofit agencies that support local communities.  Yesterday, in recognition of this milestone, United Way of Long Island staff delivered 1000 heart shaped cupcakes to GEICO’s headquarters on Valentine’s Day to thank them for their generosity. During a time when the economy has caused many organizations to reduce...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Students Who Never Completed High School Receive Introduction to the Workforce. Deer Park, NY, Wednesday, Feb. 13th- Every year, 25-30 of Long Island’s youth graduate from the United Way of Long Island Youthbuild program and enter into employment and additional educational opportunities. This year, in an effort to prepare for and to facilitate the transition, students and staff came together for an annual career fair. The event was held at the Bellport Boys and Girls Club and Joe Perillo, the Career Specialist for Youthbuild Long Island was pleased with the turnout. “We doubled the companies...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Gov. Cuomo Issues Proclamation Declaring February 11th 2-1-1 Day.  Governor Cuomo announced yesterday, by special proclamation, that February 11th is officially 2-1-1 Day, a day devoted to advocating the expansion of 2-1-1 to a state-wide initiative and to make 2-1-1 available 24-7. 2-1-1 is a free project of United Way, that provides a non-emergency information service connecting Long Island residents to health and human services on a daily basis or during a disaster. 2-1-1 Long Island also offers a call center that is a free and a confidential helpline that easily links people to the...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
School Children Fund Raise to Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy Principal Matthew Wells, School Social Worker Gina Trepiccione and all the teachers and students from Cayuga Elementary School have created their own fundraising campaign, raising over $900.00 for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Once the fundraising was completed, Cayuga Elementary School contacted the United Way of Long Island to determine if they could donate their funds to United Way’s Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. This thoughtful and generous act is a wonderful example of how dedication, participation and the power of community...

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