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Patch Picks: Five Local Not-For-Profits Making a Difference

These Wantagh and Seaford organizations are just a few in the area that are giving back to the community.

Here at Patch, we like to make sure that locals don't forget that it's always a good time to give back to the community and those in need, so we've picked a few organizations that can help you do just that.

1. 

Location: 1881 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh

Phone: 516-679-5098

After suffering from a devastating illness as a teenager, John Theissen decided to dedicate his life to bringing joy to the lives of as many ailing children as possible by hosting toy drives and fundraisers all in their support.

2. Seaford Wellness Council

Location: 3940 Sunset Avenue Seaford

Phone: 516-384-8536

This non-profit organization is comprised of dedicated citizens whose mission is to assist in the improvement of the Seaford community’s quality of life by
promoting general community wellness such as beautifying local parks, hosting health fairs and holding events and presentations geared toward addressing issues of substance abuse and nutrition.

3. 

Location: 3340 Merrick Road, Seaford

Phone: 516-783-8464

Athletics is an important way of keeping young people active and away from trouble and the Wantagh/Seaford Police Activity League does this through the numerous sports it offers such as soccer, basketball, softball and bowling.

4. 

Location: 1857 Wantagh Ave, Wantagh NY

Phone: 516-781- 8637

For young women aged 17 – 21 whose lives have been interrupted by pregnancy, MOMMA’S House offers a safe haven of sorts where they can continue their educational experiences. The young women of this home living program can continue their high school, collegiate or vocational training free from outside pressures for two years.

5. 

Location: 1895 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh NY

Phone: 516-783-8464

Serving over 1,800 children and adults with cerebral palsy (and other developmental disabilities), UCPN dedicates itself to improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

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