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Tijuana Fulford Co-founder and Executive Director of The Butterfly Effect Project

Founded to support charities and communities around the world by giving back in whatever way you can, Giving Tuesday is a global movement that can impact and forever change an organization.

Here is a list of North Fork and East End organizations that can use your contributions on this day of giving.

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 Tpke., Riverhead, NY 11901; 631-591-0759


Center for Advocacy, Support and Transformation 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.

53930 Main Road, P.O. Box 1566, Southold, NY 11971; 631-477-1717

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

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

Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation

Stony Brook 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

The 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

Kait’s Angels

Geared toward the utilization of your individual value to ultimately empower our young people to realize their full potential.

P.O. Box 1081, Mattituck, NY 11952

Maureen’s Haven

Provides safe, warm, temporary shelter to homeless individuals from November through April.

28 Lincoln St., Riverhead, NY 11901; 631-727-6831

North Fork Animal Welfare League

Operates animal shelters for Southold and Riverhead towns.

P.O. Box 297, Southold, NY 11971; 631-765-1811

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

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

Peconic Bay Medical Center Health Foundation

The PBMC Foundation leads the hospital’s fundraising efforts.

1300 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901; 631-548-6080