Author Archives: Amie Colosa

It Takes a Community – 2020 Honor Roll


Despite the challenges of a global pandemic, the Long Island community came together in the spirit of giving to help our neighbors in need. These caring Long Islanders – your friends, neighbors and local businesses – generously donated to the 2020 Newsday Charities Help-A-Family campaign, raising $428,341.24. Newsday covers all expenses, so 100% of the […]

Thank You 2021 Help-A-Family Donors


Your friends, neighbors and local businesses generously donated to the 2021 Newsday Charities Help-A-Family campaign, raising $377,522.81 2021 DONORS

How We Are Helping


Newsday Charities launched the Long Island COVID-19 Relief Fund on May 10, 2020 to help those Long Islanders most impacted by the virus. Our initial goal was $250,000. Within six weeks, thanks to the many generous Long Islanders who donated, we have exceeded our goal raising $311,891. Below is a list of the organizations that […]

COVID-19 Relief Fund – Publisher Letter


Dear Newsday subscriber, COVID-19 is changing life on Long Island in ways we never could have imagined. Suddenly, many of our neighbors are facing unemployment, unpaid bills, lack of food, homelessness and fear of the unknown. With the closing of schools, many of Long Island’s at-risk children are away from the place where they got […]

Thank You


Even as the coronavirus pandemic took hold bringing additional unemployment, food insecurity and instability to our community, many generous Long Islanders stepped up to help their neighbors in need donating $312,166 to the Newsday Charities Long Island COVID-19 Relief Fund. Newsday pays administrative cost, so 100% of the money raised will be granted to local […]

Caring for Our Community – 2019 Honor Roll


Over the past several months, our community joined forces to prove that the spirit of giving is alive on Long Island. Your friends, neighbors and local businesses generously donated to the 2019 Newsday Charities Help-A-Family campaign, raising $330,926.86. With all administrative costs covered by Newsday, 100% of the money raised will be granted to local […]