Our guide to giving this holiday season

CAST North Fork

CAST is a great North Fork charity to remember this holiday season. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

As the chaos of the holiday season kicks into high gear, please remember that local charities are always in need of volunteers, donations and contributions.

Here is a list of North Fork organizations that can use your assistance this time of the year (or year round.)

CAST INC.
Community Action Southold Town is a not-for-profit human services agency that provides a safety net for residents in need of food, clothing, energy assistance, health care, housing and education.
316 Front St., P.O. Box 159
Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-1717 • castsoutholdtown.org

EAST END ARTS
EEA’s mission is to bring the arts to everyone and inspire the community through support, advocacy and education.
133 East Main St.
Riverhead, NY 11901
631-727-0900 • eastendarts.org

EAST END HOSPICE
Providing care for the terminally ill and their loved ones, regardless of income.
P.O. Box 1048
Westhampton Beach, NY 11977
631-288-8400 • eeh.org

EASTERN LONG ISLAND HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
ELIH is a 90-bed, full-service community hospital committed to delivering excellence in patient care and meeting all the health needs of North Fork and Shelter Island residents.
201 Manor Place
Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-5164 • elih.org

ISLAND GIFT OF LIFE FOUNDATION
Providing financial assistance and other services to people with threatening illnesses who reside on the East End of Long Island.
P.O. Box 532
Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965
info@islandgiftoflife.org • islandgiftoflife.org

MAUREEN’s HAVEN
Provides safe, warm, temporary shelter to homeless individuals from November through April.
28 Lincoln St.
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 727-6831 • maureenshaven.com

NORTH FORK ANIMAL WELFARE LEAGUE
Operates animal shelters for Southold and Riverhead towns
P.O. Box 297
Southold, NY 11971
(631) 765-1811 • nfawl.org

NORTH FORK BREAST HEALTH COALITION
A group of concerned citizens volunteering and working to encourage and assist in the prevention, early detection and cure of breast cancer through advocacy, awareness, networking and research.
185 Old Country Road, Suite 6
P.O. Box 523
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 208-8889 • northforkbreasthealth.org

NORTH FORK SPANISH APOSTOLATE
An outreach program for poor and underserved immigrant families.
546 St. John’s Place
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 369-4601

NORTH FORK WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER
Provides resources and referrals from everything from domestic violence to health care.
P.O. Box 1231
Cutchogue, NY 11935
(631) 604-0107 • nfwrc.northfork.net

PECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER HEALTH FOUNDATION
The PBMC Foundation leads the hospital’s fundraising efforts.
1300 Roanoke Ave.
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 548-6080 • pbmchealth.org

SHELTER ISLAND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
An organization whose mission is “to pursue, create and provide excellent educational opportunities that enhance, inspire and broaden the horizons of our children and our community.”
P.O. Box 1950
Shelter Island, NY 11964
shelterislandedfoundation.org

TIMOTHY HILL CHILDREN’S RANCH
A safe haven for children during desperate times of abuse, neglect and crisis.
298 Middle Road
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 369-1234 • timothyhill.org

WISH FACTORY INC.
Wish Factory Inc. has been making the holiday season brighter for local families since 1995.
P.O. Box 538
Greenport, NY 11944
wishfactory@gmail.com

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