The Angelmobile - a specially built RV fully equipped with a kitchen, food storage facilities, office space and outdoor awnings - is now open in North Brooklyn to provide aid to those in need. It can serve up to 800 meals per day and also provide critical services, including housing, substance abuse, employment and counseling. The North Brooklyn Neighbors Helping Neighbors Coalition is working with the support of EMLI to bring the street service to the communnity.
Parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers find support along with diapers, baby formula and food, bottles, toiletries, clothing and more at the St. Jude Mission Center in Seaford. (Newsday or Optimum subscription required to read the full article.)Read More
On December 10, 2016, under the new leadership of Rev. Winfred Vergara, Holy Trinity church in Hicksville organized an introductory workshop on Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) and a group of clergy and lay leaders spent the day learning and delving deeper into the art and skills of community building.Read More
“It’s her only meal for the day,” says Father Gerardo Romo, about the brown bag lunch that he hands out to a particular woman each week at the East Hampton Long Island Rail Road station.Read More View Photos
An ambitious parish project, with significant backing from Episcopal Ministries of Long Island, is launching in Greenpoint to feed the hungry, provide counseling on social services and bridge the gap between rich and poor neighbors in this gentrifying neighborhood.Read More View Photos