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If you're actively involved in the community, or you care about local Long Island charities and causes, make sure to keep in the know with Long Island's Community articles. Focusing on issues that matter most to the local community at large, these articles provide you with information about the good works of local charities, as well as the issues that matter to Long Islanders most.

CN Guidance & Counseling Service Calls Upon the Community to Help Those Living With Mental Health and Addiction Disorders This Holiday Season

In the giving spirit of the holiday season, CN Guidance & Counseling Services asks Long Islanders join us in brightening the holiday experience of those living with mental health and addiction abuse disorders by participating in our ...

Orphans Make and Sell Toys From Garbage, Encourage Purchasers to Send a Selfie With Their Toy

Representatives from Zimbabwe’s ZimKids Orphan Trust visit Suffolk County Community College’s Eastern Campus in Riverhead on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 11a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Montaukett Learning Resource Center, Room 107 where the group will make a presentation ...

Governor Cuomo Launches Holiday Toy, Coat and School Supply Drive to Benefit New Yorkers in Need

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched a statewide toy, coat and school supplies holiday giving drive to benefit families in need throughout New York.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 December Family Fun Guide: Winter Festivals, Lightings and Light Shows, and More Merry Amusements for the Holidays

December is packed with events and activities for the entire family to enjoy together, and special nights of fun for adults to unwind!

Outdoor Events to Work Off Your Turkey Dinner

Don't feel bad about overeating for Thanksgiving - just get outside and start walking off the pounds!

Usher in a Happy Chanukah with Local Menorah Lightings

Celebrate the festival of lights with your neighbors for each of the 8 nights of Chanukah!

Merry & Bright Winter 2015-2016 Holiday Light Shows on Long Island

Get the whole family in the holiday spirit this season by attending a bright and beautiful holiday light show on Long Island!

Mangano Supports Veterans At Annual "Winter Stand Down"

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (2nd from the left) and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency, United Veterans Organization, and volunteers from a multitude of service organizations today hosted a Winter Stand Down at the Freeport ...

Massapequa 10th Grader Rallies Community to Help Make Thanksgiving Possible for Families in Need

For the third consecutive year, Massapequa High School Sophomore Veronica Wetzel organized a holiday food drive in her community that will not only provide a Thanksgiving meal to hundreds of families in need, but will also show ...

Suffolk Community College Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

The Suffolk Community College Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration: Poems, Essays, and Artwork By Local LI Students

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle congratules all participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Duffy!

We all have many things to be thankful for, and what an amazing time of year this would be to adopt a homeless dog or cat and give them something to be thankful for as well.

NBTY Donates 300 Turkeys to Island Harvest Food Bank Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Raquel Castro, actress from the hit show “Empire,” Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and volunteers from NBTY pitch into to distribute 300 turkeys and food to help 300 LI families in need enjoy a warm, holiday-style meal ...

William Floyd Elementary Raises $575 to Support Thanksgiving Food Drive

William Floyd Elementary School is making a difference for local families this holiday season by donating $575 to Colonial Youth & Family Services for their Thanksgiving food drive.

2016 Black & White Candlelight Ball

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women Long Island Chapter, Inc. will be hosting its biennial gala, the “Black and White Candlelight Ball” on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at the magnificent Jericho Terrace in Mineola, New York.

Mangano Joins Island Harvest And Bethpage Federal Credit Union In The Fight Against Hunger

Each November, Bethpage Federal Credit Union joins Island Harvest to hold a Turkey Drive that collects food and money for families in need on Long Island.

Winter Bucket List 2015-16: Long Island's Can’t-Miss Festive Seasonal Fun!

Make this winter your best one yet by checking out, and checking off, LongIsland.com’s 2015 Winter Bucket List!

Show Love for Your Community and Shop Small for Small Business Saturday

Give back to your community by investing in its small companies - especially on November 28th when we celebrate small businesses!

John S. Hobart Students “Gobble Up” Donations for Food Pantry

Halloween may be over, but members of the John S. Hobart Student Council continue to trick or treat. However, instead of asking for candy, they are asking their neighbors to donate non-perishable food items for the St. ...

LI Nonprofit ACLD Honors Summit Manufacturing & Splashes of Hope While Raising Nearly $250,000 at 2015 Enviable Life Ball

Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities recently raised nearly $250,000 for ACLD programs while honoring Summit Manufacturing of Bay Shore and Splashes Of Hope of Huntington at 2015 Enviable Life Ball.
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