• 148 E Main Street, Huntington NY, 11743
  • (631) 629-4950
  • 148 E Main Street, Huntington NY, 11743
  • (631) 629-4950

GRANT RECIPIENTS

2019/2020 Grant Recipients Member Organizations

The Townwide Fund provides funding to aid camp tuition for indigent boy scouts.

Suffolk County Council, Boy Scouts of America provides a comprehensive values-based program that develops character, teaches citizenship & encourages personal fitness to more than 12,000 youth each year.

The Townwide Fund provided seed funding for the implementation of a vital new Dental Care Screening Program at the Dolan Family Health Center.

Huntington Hospital provides healthcare services with an emphasis on cancer, cardiology, maternity/neonatal care and specialized surgical procedures. The hospital’s annex, the Dolan Family Health Center, provides outpatient health care to the medically indigent in the community.

The Townwide Fund provides funding for the Lockwood Preschool learning center and the Manor Field Family Center, providing 3-year old children with social and education support.

Family Service League offers family counseling, educational, vocational, advocacy and therapeutic programs to people of all ages, social and economic groups, giving hope and strength to families.

The Townwide Fund supports reimbursement of transportation costs which permit seniors to connect with Huntington students.

Foster Grandparent Program pairs seniors who live in the Huntington area with children in Huntington elementary schools and pre-school who are in need of extra academic help and/ or emotional assistance.

The Townwide Fund provides funding for gardening supplies to cultivate and maintain the donor beds which directly benefit the needs of Huntington residents.

The Gateway Community Garden consists of over 140 gardening beds and provides freshly grown vegetables to local food banks. Through part-time workers, volunteers, and workshops for both children and adults, the Garden harvests and donates over 1,000 pounds of vegetables valued at over $3,000 yearly.

The Townwide Fund provides funding to support Distributions with Dignity to local veterans.

The monthly Distributions with Dignity program provides the veterans currently housed at the Salvation Army Annex in the Northport VAMC with personal undergarments, toiletries, and seasonal items that they cannot afford.

The Townwide Fund supports traditional scouting programs, including STEM camp scholarships for Huntington area girls from low-income families.

Girl Scouts’ mission is to help girls reach their fullest potential by offering programs and activities designed to teach girls to reach goals, improve their decision-making skills, to appreciate diversity of others and become leaders.

The Townwide Fund provides funding to purchase equipment and supplies for a puppy.

The Guide Dog Foundation provides trained service dogs free of charge to the visually impaired and veterans with physical and mental disabilities. It is also an advocate for making all public areas accessible to the disabled and their service dogs.

The Townwide Fund provided funding for the purchase of a digital film developer to be used in their dental clinic.

The Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a 460-bed skilled nursing care facility, and is part of the Gurwin Healthcare System, a renowned healthcare provider offering a full continuum of healthcare and senior living services.

The Townwide Fund helps support HBAC’s Lend a Helping Hand Program, which helps Huntington women obtain direct services including housekeeping, transportation and
groceries during treatment.

Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition is a grassroots organization dedicated to raising awareness and educating the public on the prevention and cure of breast cancer, as well as helping those who are faced with a positive diagnosis.

The Townwide Fund provides funding for students on the free lunch program to attend the 6th grade Greenkill Trip; a four day trip to build friendship, integrity and independence.

Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education funds innovative and progressive educational opportunities for all children In the Huntington Union Free School District. Embedded in their mission is the commitment to help those children who need financial assistance to fully participate and benefit from all school programs.

The Townwide Fund supports scholarships to YMCA Camp for youngsters in need.

Huntington YMCA provides activities that include cultural arts programs, aquatic programs, summer day camp, pre-school classes, sports instruction, and fitness and cardiovascular programs — all intended to improve the quality of life that builds strong spirit, mind and body.

The Townwide Fund supports the program which brings healthy food, products and support services to local residents through their Food Collection and Distribution Program.

Island Harvest Food Bank is dedicated to hunger-relief efforts through food collection and distribution as well as nutrition education, job training, leadership advocacy and outreach, and promoting hunger awareness.

The Townwide Fund supports the Camp for Kids fund, providing a camp experience for children from difficult domestic situations who otherwise would be left to fend for themselves during the summer months.

The Junior Welfare League of Huntington has provided financial assistance to Huntington’s less fortunate for over 80 years. Through seven core programs, the Junior Welfare League has supported children, the elderly, and low-income families.

The Townwide Fund supports volunteer tutor training and leadership programs.

Literacy Suffolk recruits and trains volunteers to tutor adults in basic listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as English as a second language, to enable them to function fully in society.

The Townwide Fund supports full clinical care for two low-income clients.

Living Waters Counseling Center is addressing the overwhelming need of holistic mental health care for individuals and families with low-moderate income. They provide counseling services for children, adults, couples and families living with abuse, trauma, addiction and dealing with a full range of the human experience.

The Townwide Fund supports Huntington’s food pantry with emergency food, fresh produce, pet food, personal care and household supplies for veterans and other residents in need.

Long Island Cares Inc., The Harry Chapin Food Bank provides supplies and products to food pantries, soup kitchens, and emergency shelters as well as supporting day care centers and senior nutrition sites; assists low-income single heads of families and at-risk young adults to gain job skills, vocational training, and eventual employment.

The Townwide Fund provides funding to help young people understand and seek help for domestic violence through the Community Education Project.

Long Island Against Domestic Violence dedicates all of its efforts to providing safety and support to victims of family violence by offering preventative and supportive services.

The Townwide Fund helps support their equipment costs and helps subsidize the increased cost of meals.

Meals on Wheels of Huntington Township provides a non-profit food service to eligible homebound, handicapped and disabled persons regardless of age. Utilizing volunteers, Meals on Wheels delivers nutritious meals to clients’ residences.

The Townwide Fund helps veterans with monthly personal care packages.

Moonjumpers is dedicated to the assistance of Huntington veterans of war, providing monthly care packages in the form of winter clothing, hygiene necessities, and food supplies. The organization will soon begin assisting veterans with applying for employment, seeking housing, connecting with loved ones, and applying for medical benefits.

The Townwide Fund provides funding for camperships for in-need girls.

North Shore Holiday House enrolls over 200 girls throughout Long Island in a summer camp that promotes the values of self-reliance, confidence, and teamwork.

The Townwide Fund helps offset costs for transportation for both school year and summer community service project offerings for local youth.

REACH Community and Youth Agency provides youth development and child care services to Huntington residents and their families, instilling values of leadership, compassion, and social awareness. It is REACH-CYA’s mission to promote self-development, deter delinquency, and create a warmer future.

The Townwide Fund donated funds for the purchase of rehabilitation equipment to aid elderly patients and those recovering from injury.

St. Johnland Nursing Center is a skilled nursing center that provides home and day healthcare services and social day care, as well as sub-acute care and specialized care for
traumatic brain injury and dementia.

The Townwide Fund helps support the Butler Special Needs Center which provides social skills programs for autistic participants.

Suffolk Y-JCC offers programs for children which include infant day care, before- and after- school programs, and summer day camp, programs for families and adults from cultural, social and support groups to physical fitness, and programs for those with special needs.

The Townwide Fund support educational, recreational and cultural field trips for Huntington underserved youth.

Tri Community and Youth Agency provides educational, recreational, and advocacy services to youth living at or below the poverty line. In addition to these services, Tri-CYA provides daily lunchtime meals for both children and their families.

The Townwide Fund provides support for acupuncture for pain control and symptom management in hospice patients which is not reimbursed by insurance.

Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk offers in-home care to housebound patients by registered nurses, occupational therapists and certified home health aides. It also offers terminally ill patients the choice of staying in its new, fully staffed in-patient hospice house.

The Townwide Fund provides funding to purchase supplies and equipment and to teach “healthy cooking” classes to youth venturing off on their own for the first time, and the addition of a cooking component to their “Home Alone” series for 11-14 year-old students, affording youth from low income families opportunities to participate in safe and supervised activities.

Youth Direction & Alternatives empowers youth throughout Elwood, Harborfields, Northport, and East Northport with self-esteem, positive energy, and motivation to follow constructive life paths.

2019/2020 Goldstein Grants

The Townwide Fund provided funds to repair donated bicycles.

Brett’s Bicycle Recycle’s mission: “We collect. We repair. We donate. We’re dedicated to recycling bicycles forward to the underserved kids, teens and adults in our Huntington community.

The Townwide Fund provides funds to support CAPS/Bully Prevention Center’s interactive classroom workshops within the Town of Huntington, addressing basic human services by teaching children and youth about personal safety.

Topics include bullying and cyberbullying prevention, safety online, child abuse and neglect. Since 1982, CAPS has believed that every child is entitled to feel safe in school, at home, online and in the community. One of the best ways to reduce the effects of bullying, child abuse and neglect is to prevent it before it occurs. Education and empowerment are the keys.

The Townwide Fund provided funds to expand the Senior Program — Making Memories Inspired by the Sea — for seniors living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.

The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum provides education to guests young and old on topics ranging from science and nature to art and history. The SEE through SEA Program for Huntington’s at-risk youth provides real-world office experience as well as valuable mentorship from certified teachers.

The Townwide Fund grant supports enhancement of services in three of their specialized townwide projects including Project Excel, Huntington Youth Court and Sanctuary.

HYBYDRI’s Project Excel provides youth service projects, employment, tutoring, GED training in the creative arts and college prep), Huntington Youth Court is an alternative to the juvenile justice system, and Sanctuary offers prevention and crisis services for youth at risk of becoming runaways or homeless.

The Townwide Fund provides funding to help offset the cost of summer camp tuition for children in shelters.

Haven House/Bridges’ programs provide housing, training and guidance to homeless families, single mothers and their young children, as well as individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS. Programs include emergency housing shelters and The Village.

The Townwide Fund provides funding for necessary office equipment for Housing and Financial Counseling programs in the town of Huntington.

Housing Help is a HUD certified Housing Counseling Service 501c(3). They provide workshops, counseling, intervention and education which assist with helping families obtain safe, decent, affordable housing, avoid foreclosure and help develop financial skills to become a stable household.

The Townwide Fund provides a grant to support scholarships to Kamp Kiwanis and the Kiwanas Club Thanksgiving Food Drive.

The Kiwanis of Huntington Children’s Foundation, part of Kiwanis International is a club set out to help the children of Huntington with camp scholarships, food drives and a holiday shopping program.

The Townwide Fund provides funds to purchase books to increase language literacy skills in Huntington.

The Opening Word teaches immigrant women (English as another language, citizenship and career development) with the support of volunteer teachers. Opening Word is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, and is located on the premises of St. Hugh’s Church.

The Townwide Fund supports a two day symposium targeted to attorneys and school district administration to help reduce the number of black students, boys and students with disabilities who are disciplined unfairly because of unacknowledged racial bias.

Suffolk Academy of Law is the educational branch of The Suffolk County Bar Association. The Academy of Law is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents as an educational institution, and as been providing legal education to attorneys for over 30 years.

The Townwide Fund supports purchase of equipment to help serve hundreds of hungry residents and provide sustenance and respite to those in need.

Temple Beth-El serves the hungy and homeless through three programs: Project Hope aka “Sunday Supper,” Huntington Interfaith Homeless initiative (HIHI), and a large dinner program three times a year: Thanksgiving Dinner, Spaghetti Dinner and a Summer BBQ.

The Townwide Fund provided funds to purchase underwear, t shirts, socks and sneakers for 25 homeless veterans who are disabled, have an income level at or below poverty and are living in a home within the Town of Huntington.

United Veterans Beacon House was established to help those who bravely served our country. They provide housing and wraparound supportive services to veterans and their families, helping to create a fresh start and opportunities for growth in their communities.