What a great year it has been for us with the support of our local parents and businesses here on Long Island. We look forward to all that 2016 has in store.

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We had an amazing time with our local families, supporting local businesses and charities throughout 2015. We have began planting seeds of awareness, respect and diversity in order to cultivate and promote inclusion and acceptance within the community and will continue to do so with all of you. Thank you for being part of our Momee Friends Network..

We began our New Year’s Eve Plans with News 12 Long Island showing you how to have fun with the kids throughout the day.

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See our three segments:

News 12 Long Island: New Years Crafts

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News 12: Kid Friendly New Year’s Eve Party

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DIY Countdown Ball Pinata for New Years Eve

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We had so many wonderful events throughout the year.


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SAVE THE DATE for May 22nd, 2016 when we do this event all over again:

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The Sayville Spring Festival was not perfect weather in any way but we had an amazing time with the families who came out for a great event in March. Read more —> here

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We always have fun around Long Island:

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We love supporting our local Non-Profits:

Everything Special Needs

We had two great events with Everything Special Needs. We went to their launch party and Everything Special Needs Walk in October.

Read more about Everything Special Needs –> here

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Christmas in July was a great event that we plan on doing again in 2016. Our goal is to raise money and awareness for Sunrise Day Camp and get toys donated for all the kids.

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We absolutely adore Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown we will be there the second Wednesday every month doing our Interactive Story time with a different theme each month. We hope you can join us. Our next one is January 13th at 10am:

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Their annual fundraiser is a great event to attend. Sweetbriar everyday connects the community with Wildlife and their grounds are beautiful. At the Butterfly and Bird Wildlife Festival there were talented craftsmanship vendors, family entertainment, Long Island Children’s Authors, animal rescues and so much more… Read here

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Hair We Share

For the month of September, we teamed up with Hair We Share, a non-profit charity that creates customized wigs for men, women, and children who suffer from medical-related hair loss.


We helped raise money and received ponytail donations with local hair salons. Read more —-> here


Angela’s House Fundraisers

Angela’s House is an organization that provides services and support to children and families on Long Island that are in need of special home care to support medically fragile children living at home. Read more —> here


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The Holiday Inn Westbury  hosted an amazing fundraiser (Wednesday- September 16th from 6pm to 10pm) with a Luau theme. That we had the pleasure of attending.

We asked if you could get Crafty for a Cause and you definitely delivered. Thank you to all who took the time to make handmade items to bring smiles to the families of Angela’s House.

The items included: 
*Homemade Cards (that say Thinking of You or Happy Holidays)
*Handmade Crafts/ Ornaments     *Crocheted Blankets, Hats and/ or scarves

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It’s My Place- Pancake & Pajama Fundraiser

Located in Islandia, It’s My Place serves as a gathering place where people with different abilities can come to learn, share, socialize and interact with others, and to celebrate and support one another in achieving great things. Read more—> here

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See our year of pictures on our website —> here

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We have been in the media throughout the year being featured on News 12 Long Island getting crafty with Elizabeth Hashagen and have been featured on Verizion Fios, as well.

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We are honored to be nominated for BEST BLOG on Long Island this year too!

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Momee Friends is proud to have a blog and website dedicated to planting seeds of awareness,  respect and diversity in order to cultivate and promote inclusion and acceptance within the community.

We are Long Island with the focus on FAMILY!

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! and we are looking forward to 2016 with all of you….

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