Farmingville, NY - Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau INTERFACE Program’s 2017 Holiday Food Drive and Holiday Toy Drive helped a total of 14,118 people during this past holiday season. The Food Drive provided meals for 1,697 families in need and a total of 6,932 people. The Toy Drive provided toys for 1,086 families in need and a total of 7,186 children.
Supervisor Romaine said, “I want to thank everyone who donated to the Interface Food and Toy Drives for helping to make this holiday season happier for needy families across Brookhaven Town. Our Youth Bureau staff, along with JVC Broadcasting work very hard to organize and get the word out about these events and it pays off in the smiles of children who get to have a merry Christmas.”
Councilman Michael Loguercio said, "In the true spirit of Christmas, Brookhaven residents have once again been very generous with their donations. Thank you to everyone who helped make the holidays happier for the families and children throughout Brookhaven.”
INTERFACE is a partnership between individuals, good corporate neighbors and the Town of Brookhaven united in a common effort to provide help to Brookhaven’s less fortunate residents. It provides goods and services to those in need and addresses social issues. For more information about the INTERFACE Program and Brookhaven Youth Bureau, please call 631-451-8011.