Farmingville, NY – – On August 2, Councilwoman Jane Bonner celebrated the grand opening ribbon cutting of the new Lend A Hand Project (LAHP) Food Pantry & Community Outreach Center at 341 Route 25A in Rocky Point. The LAHP is dedicated to enhancing the lives of the needy on Long Island. Through the anonymous pairing of volunteer supporters with neighbors in need, they extend a helping hand to provide not only material assistance but also ongoing relationships and friendship with complete dignity. Currently, they serve more than 1000 recipients in Nassau and Suffolk County. For more information, go to www.lendahandproject.org
Councilwoman Bonner said, “I am so happy that Lend a Hand Project has come to Rocky Point so they can better serve Brookhaven Town residents in need. Thanks to Dawn Lang, her staff, and the board of directors for doing what they can to helping their neighbors.”
Pictured left to right are Larry Hall, secretary of the Rocky Point Sound Beach Chamber of Commerce (RPSBCC; Gary Pullakusky, president of the RPSBCC; Lynette Brown, Volunteer Liaison; Dawn Lang, Lending a Helping Hand Project Founder and Executive Director; Kelly McCauley, LAHP Secretary; Donna McCauley, LAHP Chief Operating Officer; Councilwoman Jane Bonner; Suffolk County Legislator, Jodi Giglio; and in front are Violet and Ella of Rocky Point Girl Scout Troop 604. Not pictured is Regina Glamore, LAHP Treasurer; and Connor Lang LAHP board member.