Written by Don  |  03. February 2012

Family Service League (FSL) was recently awarded a $37,465 grant from United Way of Long Island in support of a wide array of services for youth. FSL provides services to Suffolk County youth including mental health, educational, and recreational programs. FSL's programs are designed to "keep kids on track" by addressing academic achievement, family issues, and social/emotional development. United Way of Long Island awarded 109 grants to local nonprofit agencies, totaling $1,390,405 for the 2012 year. United Way also continues to pursue funding that helps its nonprofit partners to provide critical services to Long Islanders in need. Despite a prolonged economic climate which has been particularly challenging to Long Island's local nonprofit landscape, United Way of Long Island has managed to hold steady the grant amounts made to its member agencies over the past two years. United Way works to advance the common good by collaborating with and supporting community-based health and human service agencies that address the critical needs of Long Islanders in the areas of education, income/financial stability and health. To learn more about United Way of Long Island and its community partners visit www.unitedwayli.org. Photo ID: Karen Boorshtein, Family Service League President and CEO (R) pictured with Theresa A. Regnante, President & CEO of United Way of Long Island (L). High res photo can be downloaded at: http://hldnow.com/Pr/page/FSLUNITEDWAYGRANTFEB12.asp United Way of Long Island, together with our community partners, invests in programs that address Long Islanders' needs in education, income and health. United Way of Long Island is recognized as one of the region's most efficient organizations, with 88 cents of every dollar going to support people in need. Visit www.unitedwayli.org. Family Service League is a Long Island non-profit human services organization providing the region's largest safety net for people in need. Through more than 40 different programs addressing some of the most prevalent and pressing human needs in the Long Island community, FSL delivers tangible help and crisis intervention across a spectrum of service areas including mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, homelessness, job training, computer literacy and at-risk youth. Founded in 1926 and based in Huntington, FSL serves over 50,000 Long Islanders each year. For more information, visit www.fsl-li.org or call (631) 427-3700.

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