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Family Service League & Island Harvest Food Bank Holiday Made Extra Special with Donations of Toys & Food to Children in Need

Family Service League is pleased to announce that over 1,100 children in the Mastic, Shirley and surrounding communities will be receiving toys this holiday season.

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At FSL's William Floyd Family Center during the Project TOY Community Outreach serving over 1,100 children this Holiday Season! Pictured (left to right) is Donna Altonji, FSL Program Director for William Floyd Family Center; Stacy Parsell, Island Harvest Food Bank, VP of Development; Dezni Arvelo, FSL CAIR Coordinator.

Photo by: FSL.

Suffolk County, NY - December 21, 2016 - Family Service League (FSL), a Long Island non-profit human service agency, is pleased to announce that over 1,100 children in the Mastic, Shirley and surrounding communities will be receiving toys this holiday season at the William Floyd Family Center (WFFC) in partnership with the William Floyd School District (WFSD). 

Thanks to so many generous corporate and individual donors making donations to FSL’s Project TOY initiative, local families facing overwhelming financial stress will be given the gift of a brighter holiday for their children. 

In addition, a collaborative effort with Island Harvest Food Bank (Island Harvest) has provided over 75 families with a full turkey dinner complete with trimmings.   Donations are still being accepted; for more information on ways to help please contact 631-470-6771.

FSL’s 2016 Project TOY initiative will serve over 6,000 children throughout Long Island this holiday season.

“Family Service League is proud to work with Island Harvest and the William Floyd School District to provide holiday toys and food for so many in-need.  This is a wonderful collaboration and we are happy to have the opportunity to bring joy to families struggling under the burden of financial hardship.  FSL is grateful for the thousands of corporate and individual donors that have supported its Project TOY program this year which will serve over 6,000 Long Island children." - Karen Boorshtein, FSL President & CEO

Family Service League, established in 1926, is a Long Island non-profit human service organization providing a safety net for people in need.  Touching the lives of 50,000 people annually, addressing some of the most prevalent and pressing human needs facing Long Island communities, 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, trauma counseling, family counseling, and senior support services. In addition, FSL operates pre-school learning centers and universal pre-K programs.  In all, FSL offers over 60 programs at 21 locations throughout Long Island.

For more information on programs or how you can help, visit or call 631-998-0009.