Family and Children's Association (FCA)

Press Releases

Finance Executive Rita Thakkar Joins Family & Children’s Association Board FCA Appoints New Trustee; CA’s Rita Thakkar to Join Leadership

Feb 22, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MINEOLA, NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 ­– Family & Children’s Association (FCA), a leading human services nonprofit organization on Long Island, has appointed finance executive Rita Thakkar, CPA, CIA to its Board of Trustees. Thakkar, who is based in the New York City area, is vice president, Internal […]

Family & Children’s Association to Rename Nursery Co-op Agency to Honor Memory of Former Teacher/Director Lynn Vanderhall

Feb 21, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, February 20th, 2018– Long Island nonprofit Family & Children’s Association (FCA) will be holding a ceremony on March 12th to pay tribute to longtime staff member Lynn Vanderhall, who passed away tragically in August 2017. The agency’s Nursery Co-op, located in Hempstead, New York, […]

Leading Long Island Addiction Professionals, Advocacy Groups Travel to Albany with Clear Message Regarding Opioid Epidemic

Feb 9, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mineola, New York, February 9th, 2018 – A projected 600 overdose fatalities related to opioids occurred on Long Island in 2017, as reported by Newsday, and advocacy groups are preparing to have their voices heard at the State level on February 13th, 2018. More than 50 members of […]

FCA Seeks Ombudsperson Volunteers

Feb 5, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINEOLA, NEW YORK, February 5th, 2018 – Family & Children’s Association (FCA) is seeking volunteers for its long-standing Ombduservice Program, part of a statewide network of certified volunteers who visit nursing homes, adult homes, and assisted living facilities in Nassau County. Ombudsperson serve as advocates for residents and […]

Football Raffle Winner from Floral Park, NY, Previously Connected with FCA’s Senior Services

Feb 3, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mineola, New York, February 3rd, 2018 – The winners of Family & Children’s Association’s (FCA) Football Raffle were announced during FCA’s Facebook live drawing on January 24th, 2018. Karyn Tripmacher of Floral Park, NY won the first prize which includes two field level tickets to the Big Game […]

Anton Media Editor & Publisher, Angela Anton, Wins FCA’s Hero of the Month Award

Jan 29, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINEOLA, NEW YORK, January 29th, 2018 – Family & Children’s Association (FCA), a leading health and human services nonprofit organization on Long Island, is proud to award Angela Susan Anton, Editor and Publisher of Anton Media, as 2018’s first Hero of the Month. FCA’s Hero of the Month […]

FCA Calls on Swimmers, Cyclists, Runners to Support Youth Programs on Long Island

Jan 26, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, January 26th, 2018 – Long Island nonprofit Family & Children’s Association (FCA) is gearing up as #TeamFCA to swim, bike and run at the EventPower 2018 Mini Mighty Man Triathlon for the 4th consecutive year. The family-friendly event which begins at the Nassau Aquatic […]

FCA to Hold Legislative Breakfast to Discuss Health & Human Services in Nassau County

Jan 22, 2018 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mineola, New York, January 22nd, 2018 – Nassau County’s 2018 legislative team is expected to meet with Long Island nonprofit Family & Children’s Association (FCA) for a legislative breakfast on January 26th, 2018. The gathering, to be led by FCA President/CEO Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, will provide Nassau County […]

Dynamic Long Island Organizations FCA & LICADD Roll Out New Professional Development Initiative, ALPHA

Jan 16, 2018 — MINEOLA, NEW YORK, January 16, 2018 – The start of the New Year brings an exciting new professional development training institute to Long Island. ALPHA, Advanced Learning for Professionals in Health and Addiction, will advance the skills and knowledge of professionals working in the fields of Substance Use, Public Health, Human […]

Total Wine & More Co-Founder, David Trone, Wins FCA’s Hero of the Month Award Megastore Co-Founder Honored for Giving Back to Long Island Nonprofit

Dec 18, 2017 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mineola, New York, December 18, 2017 – Family & Children’s Association (FCA), a leading health and human services nonprofit organization on Long Island, is proud to award David Trone, Owner and Co-Founder, Total Wine & More, as December’s Hero of the Month. FCA’s Hero of the Month award […]

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