FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Meredith McCaslin, Director of Development
516.731.7880 ext. 232 ∙ email@example.com ∙ www.bbbsli.org
LONG ISLAND ELITE (LIE) PROVIDES MUCH NEEDED SUPPLIES AND DONATIONS AS PART OF THEIR COVID RELIEF INITIATIVE IN SUPPORT OF BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND
Long Island, NY (July 2020) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) receives a generous donation of essential items and supplies for the families we serve during these difficult times.
“On behalf of the Long Island Elite, it was our privilege to support essential service workers and our charity partners such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island with much needed Personal Protective Equipment to help keep their employees safe,” stated Michael Stern, President of Long Island Elite. “Developing our COVID-19 HealthCare Workers Relief Fund during such an unstable moment of our lives demonstrates the type of character of our membership and we’ll always look to support our Long Island community during good times and challenging times.”
Long Island Elite (LIE) is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to fostering the development of Long Island’s business and philanthropic communities. Since 2002, they have focused on cultivating the growth and leadership capabilities of Long Island business professionals, while raising awareness and funds for local charities.
“We are so appreciative to once again receive support and donations from LIE. In the past we were selected to be their official Gala Charity Partner and have been included in countless of their philanthropic efforts throughout the years” said Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island CEO, Mark Cox. “We value organizations like LIE that come together in support of business and community, because of partnerships like this we can continue working hard to serve more children across Long Island.”
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island
Incorporated in 1977, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and shine. BBBSLI makes meaningful, professionally supported matches between adult volunteers (‘Bigs’) and children (‘Littles’). Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. To learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, please visit us at www.bbbsli.org.
On Tuesday, March 3rd, players gathered at The Main Event NY in Farmingdale for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island’s (BBBSLI) 2020 “Poker Night”. The event, presented by Suffolk Federal, raised funds in support of the mentoring agency’s programs across Long Island.
“A big thank you to presenting sponsor Suffolk Federal and all those who helped make our 2020 Poker Night a success. Thanks to the generosity and support of our sponsors and event attendees, the funds raised at last night’s tournament will allow our agency to provide more children across Long Island with quality mentoring services,” said BBBSLI Director of Development, Corporate & Event Giving, Meredith McCaslin.
Bob Williams from Shirley revealed the championship hand at the coveted final table. Jacob Fleitman of Plainview and Rich Silvia of Manhasset finished in 2nd and 3rd Place, respectively.
BBBSLI would like to extend a special thank you to our presenting sponsor Suffolk Federal. Appreciation also goes to our Ace Sponsors: CHIPS Technology Group and Red Hat.
Mark your calendars for November 10th when BBBSLI will be holding their “All-In” Poker Tournament at The Main Event NY in Farmingdale.
To view more photos from the event click HERE