Family and Children's Association (FCA)

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Scholarship

FCA Holds Annual Scholarship Fund Reception for College-Bound Young People on Long Island

Jun 21, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 – On June 20, 2018, Mineola-based nonprofit Family & Children’s Association (FCA) presented its 33rd annual Mission Moment Scholarship Fund breakfast at the NYIT deServersky Mansion in Glen Head, New York.  For more than three decades, the scholarship fund has aimed […]

Family & Children’s Association’s Stance on State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker’s Comments on Marijauna

Jun 19, 2018 — Official statement from Family & Children’s Association’s President/CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, regarding State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker’s comments on marijuana and his department’s soon-to-be-release report: “While a new approach to marijuana policy is overdue, especially as it relates to arrests, prosecution and jail sentences that disproportionately impact minorities, it’s easy to wonder how legalization will […]

Family & Children’s Association’s Stance on Administration’s Family Separation Policy

Jun 18, 2018 — Official statement from Family & Children’s Association’s President/CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, regarding Administration’s Family Separation Policy: “Family & Children’s Association (FCA) firmly opposes the current administration’s immigration practice to separate children from their parents upon crossing the US-Mexican border. As a health and human service organization protecting and strengthening Long Island’s […]
Open Access

Long Island Nonprofits Partner to Open 24/7 Access Centers for Individuals in Need of Addiction Services Family & Children’s Association and Family Service League Awarded NYS Grant for Open Access Centers in Nassau and Suffolk County.

Jun 1, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Mineola, New York, June 1, 2018 – Long Islanders struggling with addiction will now have two 24/7 Open Access Centers available to them in Nassau and Suffolk County as part of a $4 million grant provided by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Family & Children’s […]
Wine

Wine Education and Networking to Support a Great Cause  

Jun 1, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, June 1, 2018 – On Friday, May 11, 2018, Family & Children’s Association (FCA) held an educational wine tasting workshop at Total Wine & More in Westbury, New York. The lively fundraiser – Unwind, Tasting for a Cause – gave FCA’s friends, families and […]
Michael Monahan

FCA Board Member To Be Honored By Long Island Business News

Jun 1, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, June 1, 2018 – Michael Monahan, a member of Family & Children’s Association’s (FCA) Board of Trustees, is the recipient of Long Island Business News’ (LIBN) 2018 Corporate Citizenship Award for Leadership Excellence – For Profit. Mr. Monahan will be presented with the honor […]
Saf-T Swim

FCA Selects Saf-T-Swim as its April Hero of the Month

May 16, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       MINEOLA, NEW YORK, May 16, 2018 – Long Island organization Saf-T-Swim has been named Family & Children’s Association (FCA)’s “Hero of the Month” for April. With multiple locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, the year-round swim school is a leader in water safety education, dedicated […]
Wheatus

Wheatus to Perform Benefit Concert for THRIVE Recovery Center    

May 8, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINEOLA, NEW YORK, May 8, 2018– On Friday, June 29, 2018, longtime rock band Wheatus will perform a charity concert at THRIVE Recovery Community & Outreach Center in Hauppauge, New York. Proceeds from the concert will help to support the Center, launched in 2017 by the Mineola-based nonprofit […]
Newsday

Family & Children’s Association Awarded Generous Grant by Newsday Charities 

May 8, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINEOLA, NEW YORK, May 8, 2018– Long Island nonprofit Family & Children’s Association (FCA) has received a $48,000 grant through the Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation fund. For the second consecutive year, all proceeds from the grant will support FCA’s Learning Center program, located in Hempstead, New York. […]
Ironman Canada

Long Island Triathlete Raises Money for Homeless Youth

May 8, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINEOLA, NEW YORK, May 8, 2018 – West Hempstead native Kathryn Boehmer is training for a great cause: to support a nonprofit program dedicated to enhancing the lives of homeless young adults in Nassau County. The Walkabout residence, operated by Mineola-based nonprofit, Family & Children’s Association (FCA), was […]

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