Long Island Community, Charity & Cause News Coverage





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.

August is Tree Check Month. A Hug is Fine, But It’s the Look that Can Help Save the Nation’s Hardwoods

A stroll in the park. The backyard barbeque. Hiking in the woods. Dusting off the tree swing. Summer outdoor activities offer a prime opportunity to help protect the nation’s hardwoods from a potentially landscape-altering pest, the Asian ...

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Rex, Zoomie, Amy, & Jessie James!

Lets work together to find these adorable adoptables a furever home today!

Mangano Announces 5K Run & Dog Walk To Benefit Veterans With Disabilities

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, County Legislators Dennis Dunne, and Wells Jones, CEO of America’s VetDogs, today announced a 5K Run and Dog Walk to benefit veterans with disabilities.

Mangano Announces Salute To Veterans Concert Starring Tony Orlando And The USO Liberty Bells At Eisenhower Park's Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre will host the Salute to Veterans Concert starring Tony Orlando and the USO Liberty Bells on Saturday, August 1st.

Guinness World Record™ Marathon Challenge, All Proceeds Will Be Donated to Autism Speaks LI

On August 11-15, 2015, Darren Stakey will attempt to break the Guinness World Records™ for the Longest Singing Marathon and Longest Marathon Playing Piano at The Outerbanks Restaurant, Indian Island Golf Course in Riverhead, NY.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Shea, Dunkin, Glitter, AJ, & Biggie!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America. Bariann’s weekly posts highlight the League’s amazing animals.

School of Rock Roslyn Ready to Rock N' Roll with Who Cares for AllStars 2015 U.S. Tour

School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education for all ages, is embarking on their annual AllStars Summer Tour.

Pool Owners Sought to Participate in Citizen Science Survey to Identify Invasive Beetle

Pool owners are invited to join in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) fourth annual Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) Swimming Pool Survey now through August 30 to help keep watch for these exotic, invasive ...

The Marty Lyons Foundation Celebrates 30th Celebrity Golf Classic Supporting Wishes of Children with Severe Illness

Sports legends and celebrities recently teed off in The Marty Lyons Foundation's 30th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic in support of Foundation's mission to grant the special wishes of children with life threatening or terminal illnesses.

Fresh Air Children from New York City Arrived for Summer Experience in the Western Suffolk Area

36 smiling New York City children boarded buses on July 18th, headed for Western Suffolk, to reunite with their host families at the bus arrival in Commack.

North Shore Animal League's Four-Legged Friends: Meet Molly, Daisy, Francesca, Shazaam, Agnes, & Margo!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America. Bariann’s weekly posts highlight the League’s amazing animals.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Leila, Ruby, Cuervo, and Miles

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Walker, Minnie, Snowey, Sam and Eugene!

There are so many amazing dogs and cats who are just waiting for their furever homes. Why not head down to your local shelter and adopt one today?

Share the Beauty of Your Community with a Fresh Air Child this Summer

There's still time to sign up to host this summer.

Tangier Smith Elementary Raises $3,100 for American Heart Association

Students in Tony Mecca’s and Karen Hennessey’s physical education classes at Tangier Smith Elementary School in the William Floyd School District recently participated in the American Heart Association (AHA) “Jump Rope for Heart” fundraiser, in which they ...

Shoes For All Donates 300 Pairs Of Shoes To Veterans And Their Families

Shoes For All, the not for profit agency that collects new and gently worn shoes for those in need in our community recently donated 300 pairs of shoes to veterans at the Veterans Stand Down event at ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Expanded Access to Renewable Energy For Millions Of New Yorkers

Governor Cuomo announced the approval of a bold new community initiative enabling millions of New Yorkers to access clean and affordable energy for the first time.

All-Stars Gather in LI to Support Catalanotto Foundation

Former pro-athletes play again to support the Frank Catalanotto Foundation's mission to aid early treatment of vascular birthmarks.

Suffolk County SPCA Seeks Volunteer Investigators

The Suffolk County SPCA is reaching out to the public for persons interested in becoming volunteer Humane Investigators.

Retired FBI Agent to Head Animal Abuse Investigations

Guardians of Rescue announces that they brought on Joaquin “Jack” Garcia, a former FBI agent, to head up the unit that investigates reports of animal cruelty.
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