Our 2nd Annual, Let ALL the Children Play in May event happened on May 22nd, 2016. At the event we had the pleasure of sharing the incredible stories of how our local children are making a difference in our community. Our event welcomed ALL families to enjoy a fun-filled day at the LATCP playground at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. We were over joyed when Nassau COunty Executive, Ed Mangano joined us to present our awards to these amazing children.
Each month, Momee Friends of Long Island gives special recognition to an outstanding child who voluntarily gives back to our community. They serve as an inspiration to others, demonstrating how small acts of kindness and compassion positively impact the greater community. They are nominated by their parents, family members, friends and neighbors.
Piece by Piece Bethpage was at it again all month long raising awareness for Autism during the month of April in their community. This time they were having a lot of fun with a blue gnome pass game that 10-year-old Kate Clyne came up with along with her family to support Autism Speaks.
The blue gnomes that are part of Kate’s crew traveled all over Bethpage to different locations. Each day we were delighted to see how many people and businesses in the community shared their pictures in support of Autism by uploading pictures with the blue gnome along with the hashtag #piecebypiecepass. The blue gnome took a picture with the Bethpage FD for Junior Firefighter training, with a happy puppy, Ultimate Gym, and at NSD for Hip Hop Class just to name a few.