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End-of-Year Gratitude

End-of-Year Gratitude

Thank you to US Customs and Border Protection.Each year, their employees host a toy drive and generously donate to our New LIFE Center, Uniondale. Says The New LIFE Center Coordinator Hylkije Halili, “We greatly appreciate the generosity of the US Customs and Border...

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A Christmas Recipe

A Christmas Recipe

Mix an LSSNY board member (Rachel Cohen) with little elves and social media connections. Prep time: 13 days Cook time: 1 day Total time: Two weeks Servings: 105 toys for children in LSSNY’s foster care program Step-by-step recipe: - Match donating families with...

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The Spirit of Christmas

This is how we Christmas at LSSNY! Left: Ruth Acevedo, Executive Assistant to the President and CEO (aka Mrs. Claus) Ruth Acevedo and Frosty the Snowman Frosty "After" Dr, Kelly Making his Rounds No holiday party would be complete without our fearless leader making...

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A Visit from the Grinch

Thankfully, The Grinch had a change of heart! He and his dog Max visited our Muhlenberg Residence’s annual holiday party, hobnobbing with program participants and LSSNY staff and giving out gifts. This year we gave out comforters to the participants. Meals were cooked...

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The Perfect Pirouette

The Perfect Pirouette

Steven Melendez, Artistic Director of New York Theatre Ballet, returned to the shelter where he lived as a youth and introduced children in the South Bronx to the world of ballet. He fainted on the spot. For real. His years at the shelter, Seneca House, had been...

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