Book Fairies - we are now a permanent collection site for the Book Fairies, a group that collects gently used books and distributes them for kids in need. Please consider donating your gently used books during your next visit.
Community Safety Saturday - each year we host an event which brings safety professionals and organizations together for a fun event in which parents and children can learn how to be safe in their homes and community. Face painting and other activities make it even more fun!
Reach Out and Read - Peconic Pediatrics participates with this nonprofit organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together, building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers to develop critical early reading skills in children.
Diaper Depot Collection – Has your child grown and you now have left over diapers that are too small? Has your child been successfully potty- trained and now you have diapers you don’t need? Donate them! Peconic will redistribute them to families in need. Visit National Diaper Bank to learn more.
Milk Depot- Do you have an excess of breast milk? Would you consider helping save the lives of preemie babies? Peconic is a drop off site for the New York Milk Bank. For details or to become a donor visit, http://www.nymilkbank.org/
Established in 1996 by S. Margaret Rose Smyth, OP, the North Fork Spanish Apostolate is a catalyst for social change on Long Island’s East End. Collaborating with government agencies; not-for-profits and community members seeking lasting solutions; NFSA has enhanced the lives of thousands of immigrant women, children.
The focus of the North Shore Spanish Apostolate is:
- Language, citizenship and cultural education
- Leadership training
- Parenting and life skills workshops, trainings and programs
- Children’s programming
- Health care education
- School registration and kindergarten readiness
- Financial literacy
- Legal protection and assistance for civil matters
- Translation and photo ID services
- Thrift Shop and Food Pantry
- Localizing consulate services
For more information about the North Fork Spanish Apostolate, please contact 631-369-4601 or visit thenfsa.org
(Information courtesy of www.sistersofstdominic.org)
Since 1965, CAST has been serving low-income individuals and families on the North Fork of Long Island. CAST helps struggling community members meet their basic needs in the areas of nutrition, clothing, energy, employment, and education. We provide a critical safety net for Southold Town residents from Laurel to Orient Point and Fisher’s Island. CAST is committed to moving vulnerable populations to self-sufficiency through outreach and education. We offer many programs and services, including a food pantry, sharing room with clothing and household items, ESL and computer classes, an early childhood literacy program, assistance with benefit applications, advocacy and referrals, and much more.
(Information courtesy of www.castsoutholdtown.org)
Peconic Spotlight- Tell us what charitable activities you are involved with so we can share it and support you.
We partner with the Allied Foundation for various community service projects and support their outreach initiatives – Allied Foundation