A time to give on the North Fork

North Fork Christmas tree lighting

The holiday season is also a time to share with others. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Tomorrow is “Giving Tuesday” and it’s a time to remember there are plenty of organizations across the North Fork that could use your support. 

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.)

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT PROJECT

A nonprofit, community-oriented organization aiming to empower young girls by giving them the tools to assist in achieving emotionally stable and self-confident futures, in hopes of bringing forth a generation of women who are strong, independent and knowledgeable.

1018 Northville Turnpike, Riverhead, NY  11901
631-591-0759
bepgirls.org

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
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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