• (631) 643-7591
    1434 Straight Path
    Wyandanch, New York, 11798

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Who We Are

The Gerald J. Ryan Outreach Center is a not-for-profit organization serving Wyandanch and its surrounding communities. Our dedicated staff, volunteers, and donors believe that we must follow God’s call to meet the needs of others, one individual at a time. It is our challenge and commitment to live out the words of Bishop Gerald Ryan for whom our center is named.

“Concern for our brothers and sisters is at the heart of the Christian community.”

-Bishop Gerald J. Ryan

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Gerald J. Ryan Outreach Annual Golf Outing at Indian Hills Country Club

MONDAY, MAY 20, 2024

What better way to have a fun and relaxing day with like-minded people while contributing to a very worthy cause? Please come join us for a great day of golf, relax at the cocktail hour, listen to soft music, and have a nice dinner with your friends. We are looking for sponsors to help make this event a success while helping children that are less fortunate than yours.   A “Friends of GROC Hole Sponsor” funds a child for summer camp this summer. The venue has changed this year to the Indian Hills Country Club, which is an impeccable and challenging golf course, overlooking the Long Island Sound.

So save the date and mark your calendars for: Monday, May 20, 2024.

Community Programs

Food Pantry

The Gerald J. Ryan Outreach food pantry provides emergency food assistance to those in need in the Wyandanch area and neighboring communities. The pantry is one of the largest food pantries of its kind on Long Island—providing assistance to an average of 15,000 men, women and children annually.

Clothing Room

Clothing is essential to survival, but often too costly for the many families we serve. The clothing at the Outreach center is available to anyone in need, at no charge. Clothing and many other household items are made possible through a variety of donations, which include clothing, shoes and many other items.

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Summer Camp

The Gerald J. Ryan Summer Camp at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church in Wyandanch has served the community for over thirty years. We enroll 100+ children in Grades 1 – 6. The campers take part in camp activities for five weeks during late June and July, Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

Get Involved!

There are many opportunities to get involved with our organization. Learn more about our Volunteer Program and find out how you can make in-kind and financial donations to support our efforts.

Outreach Center Summer Camp Golf Outing

Friends, Our Summer Camp Golf Outing was a total success thanks to your overall participation. I just want to personally thank you for your generous sponsorships, donations, participation in golf, or joining us for dinner. Again, the weather cooperated and made for an enjoyable day and night. This fundraiser is for our summer camp where […]

Outreach Center Update

Friends, After a fun week of earthquakes, aftershocks, and a Solar Eclipse, we are back to business! The Suffolk County Police Department Community Relations Bureau, in conjunction with the EAC Network, is offering on-site inspections of car seats for the Wyandanch community. If, upon inspection, the car seat is unsafe, they will replace it. The […]

Outreach Center Summer Camp Golf Outing

Friends, Here we go …It’s that time again as the Gerald J. Ryan Outreach Center (GROC) is gearing up for our annual Summer Camp Golf Outing. This is our largest fundraiser, which is scheduled for Monday, May 2oth, 2024 at Indian Hills Country Club.