• (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

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 Update

Friends, Another successful summer camp ended last Friday and I offer a big thank you to all our sponsors as this year was special. We had more Shelter, Homeless, and Foster children than in years past; the mission of this camp is to care for those in need and that made this year’s camp special. […]

50/50 Summer Camp Raffle Winner Drawing

Watch the July 28th, 2022 drawing of our 50/50 Summer Camp raffle winner!

Summer Camp, Dr. Mario Craig, and Donations

Yes, that is our Naycha in the half-page photo two weeks ago in Sunday’s Newsday! Summer Camp is in full swing and this year, over 40% of the campers are either homeless, shelter, or foster children. However, they are all extremely happy to be here and love the spirit of the camp as it’s a […]