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Author Archives: Joe Gibbons

Stop by the Wyandanch Fall Job Fair!

Join us at the Wyandanch Fall Job Fair to learn about hundreds of opportunities from Suffolk County companies!

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A Quick Ask!

Friends, A more detailed Outreach Center Update will be coming in a few days, but I have an immediate, simple ask! A young woman who is 7 months pregnant came to the Outreach for help yesterday. She lives with her sister-in-law and her two teenage children all in one rented room that has one bed […]

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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. […]

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Baby Formula, Proms, and Soccer

Friends, Suffolk County First Precinct Captain Kevin Foley heard the call for help with baby formula; he took the time to purchase and drop off two cases of Similac to the Outreach Center. Kevin knows many of the children and their parents from the soccer clinic and wanted to do his part. We still do […]

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Soccer Clinic, Baby Formula Shortage, and Inflation

Friends, The Soccer Clinic is in full swing and we have more children this year than ever. If you want to witness these children in action… on a Monday night, come down to Wyandanch Park and watch the kids play as their parents look on. Our dedicated coaches and police officers are great and this […]

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Prom Season!! I Like This!

Friends, This is a great initiative! As graduation approaches, every April the Outreach Center receives requests for prom dresses and men’s suits from the Wyandanch High School students. Like every graduating teenager, those in the less fortunate communities on Long Island also want to go to their prom but simply do not have the discretionary […]

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A New Website for the Gerald Ryan Outreach Center

We are very pleased to announce that Long Island-based website design firm, Electric Bricks, recently completed a thorough revamping of our website. The new look improves navigation through our website, provides easy access to information about our operation, allows viewers to quickly contact us, and, importantly, enables those interested in making monetary donations to do […]

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1st Precinct/Suffolk County PAL/Outreach Center Soccer Clinic

The 1st Precinct/Suffolk County PAL/Outreach Center Soccer Clinic was launched five years ago and has proven to be both popular and successful. So far, we have maxed out the 100-player enrollment every year; this has also turned out to be an outdoor family event as the parents come to watch the children go through skill […]

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COVID-19 – I Am So Over It!

I cannot believe that it has already been two years since we asked our volunteers not to come to the Outreach until it was safe. We started to transform our building in order to distribute food to our clients via a table outside the front door. Although, we faced many difficulties…we never closed our doors […]

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Covid Protocols, Flu Shots, and Soup

Just a quick update from the Outreach Center here in Wyandanch! We have now learned to adapt our services to meet all Covid protocols and are in full production mode, providing food, winter coats, and a host of social services to our clients and our street people. We are distributing food to an average of […]

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