This week’s Patch Picks focuses on five great non-profit organizations that are making a difference in people’s lives and in our communities. They rely on dedicated volunteers for their continued success.
Francis J. Logan Jr. Foundation
Located at: 54 Norwich Avenue, Lynbrook
Details: The Francis J. Logan Jr. Foundation is a Lynbrook-based non-profit organization that provides help and support to children and families who have been impacted by alcoholism, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS.
IncludED New York
Located at: 145 Cedarhurst Avenue, Cedarhurst
Details: IncludED New York is a non-profit organization that specializes in a variety of educational services for special-needs children ages 3-5. IncludED offers services such as speech and language therapy, physical therapy, counseling, sensory integration therapy, evaluations and more.
Phone: (516) 374-3377
Stephanie Joyce Kahn Foundation
Located at: 2-12 West Park Ave. Suite 210, Long Beach
Details: In response to increasing demand, SJK has expanded its recipient population to include the developmentally disabled of all ages. Children suffering from autism and children and adults with developmental disabilities are the newest population now benefiting from the therapeutic benefits of SJK Listening Therapy Programs.
Phone: (516) 889-5105
National Amputation Foundation
Located at: 40 Church Street, Malverne
Details: The National Amputation Foundation was founded in 1919 by a group of amputee veterans who had lost limbs in World War I. From its inception, the foundation was aware of the needs unique to amputees and therefore, dedicated all its efforts to helping all veteran amputees. Since then, the foundation has expanded its facilities to include civilian amputees as well.
Phone: (516) 887-3600
Located at: 59 Clinton Avenue, Rockville Centre
Details: The Hispanic Brotherhood of Rockville Centre, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization established in 1984 by a small group of Latino residents to assist the growing population of immigrants from different Spanish-language cultures. The agency provides a wide range of resettlement services, an After-School Child Care and Tutorial Program, and the Hispanic Brotherhood Senior Citizen Club. Resettlement services include housing and employment counseling (including housing referrals and job placement), translation, immigration and legal assistance, naturalization and citizenship counseling, advocacy for individuals and groups in disputes such as tenant/landlord and employer/employee, and emergency food.
Phone: (516) 766-6610