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It Takes a Community – 2021 Honor Roll


Once again, our community came together in the spirit of giving to help their neighbors in need. These caring Long Islanders generously donated to the 2021 Newsday Charities Help-A-Family campaign, raising $377,522.81. With all administrative costs covered by Newsday, 100% of the money raised will be granted to local nonprofit agencies that provide programs focusing […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thank you, Nature’s Bounty.


The Nature’s Bounty Co. Associates The Nature’s Bounty Foundation is committed to enhancing lives by addressing wellness in many forms. Its generous contribution of $25,000 to Newsday Charities will support grants to Long Island non-profit agencies that offer educational opportunities and work to alleviate hunger, homelessness and child abuse. Newsday covers all costs, so 100% […]

BAPS Charities donates $5,000 to Kids Campaign


Virendra Patel and Girish Patel of BAPS Charities, Debby Krenek, Publisher, Newsday; Paul Fleishman, VP Public Affairs, Newsday; Nilesh Patel, BAPS Charities and Dale Cole, Community Affairs Project Manager, Newsday. Thank you to BAPS Charities for including Newsday Charities Kids Campaign as a recipient of funds raised through its recent Walk Green 2018 walkathon. 100% […]