On Our Island 1/12/2024 | Long Island Business News

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By Dan Sears

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BFCU ‘Adopt-a-Family’ program aids in-need Long Islanders 

For the third year running, Bethpage Federal Credit Union assisted vulnerable Long Islanders by purchasing holiday gifts through its support of Options for Community Living. The nonprofit helps provide quality of life and housing for in-need Long Islanders through its Adopt-a-Family program. Joining together with its employees, BFCU has provided holiday gifts to more than 500 Long Islanders since the program’s 2021 inception.

 

Rallye, Long Island Cares partner on holiday food drive 

Working together with Glen Cove’s Nosh Delivers, Rallye Motor Company and Long Island Cares held a holiday food drive at the end of December 2023. The auto dealership was able to pack Sprinter vans with non-perishable food items donated to Nosh Delivers, which serves more than 500 families throughout Glen Cove. As an example of Rallye’s ongoing commitment to the community, it also hosted a holiday party for local Roslyn youngsters.

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TFCU raises more than $800K for 2023 nonprofit donations

In concluding its annual Season of Giving campaign, Teachers Federal Credit Union capped off a successful year of philanthropy with more than $800,000 donated across 75 nonprofit organizations.
During the last week of November, TFCU looked to members and the community on how to disperse $50,0000 in funds for this year-end effort. The final recipients included Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, ($25K); Tunnel to Towers Foundation, (15K); and Ronald McDonald House ($10K).

 

Two Brothers Scrap Metal holds eWaste drive at Mineola school

For the seventh year running, Two Brothers Scrap Metal worked with Mineola Middle School this past fall to hold a successful eWaste drive. Collecting more than 6,280 pounds of electronic waste, the effort encouraged the community to responsibly dispose of outdated and nonfunctional devices. While maintaining green efforts, Two Brothers also donated the use of their containers to ensure proper disposal practices.

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