(Jan. 28, 2014) - A new children's choir on Long Island, founded by local parents, strives to help fill the gap in children's arts education and give back to the community.
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(Nov. 04, 2013) - Curvy Girls, a network of scoliosis support groups, empowers girls who have scoliosis from Long Island to Australia. The groups, founded by a Long Island-based mother-daughter duo, offers support and information for both girls and parents.
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(Aug. 29, 2013) - The Gateway Park Community Organic Garden in the heart of Huntington Station is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic community project that brings the area's residents together and teaches children to garden, exposing them to fresh, locally grown produce.
(Jul. 30, 2013) - Learn how and when to talk to your children about sexual abuse, and how to handle suspected abuse.
(Jul. 26, 2013) - The Long Island chapter of First Book, a national nonprofit organization, has donated more than 150,000 books to schools and children's literacy organizations throughout the island all with the help and support of local families.
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(Jun. 12, 2013) - Planning a family trip to Jamaica? The Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive vacation spot that features Sesame Street characters and other fun programs for kids as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more for the whole family.
(May. 23, 2013) - One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.
(Apr. 29, 2013) - Professor Pedals, a father of two on Long Island, focuses on safety and cycling in his approach to teaching children to ride.
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(Mar. 28, 2013) - A Long Island family dedicates time to bring happy birthday parties to the homeless children on Long Island through Birthday Wishes, a nonprofit organization founded in Massachusettes in 2002.
(Feb. 20, 2013) - An accessible park in East Meadow on Long Island, New York opens to allow children of all abilities the chance to play on swings, go down slides, and hop on the merry-go-round.
(Jan. 22, 2013) - Camp Good Grief on Long Island provides bereaved children a place to gather, grieve, and grow in order to cope with their loss.
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(Dec. 26, 2012) - Operation Shower, a Long Island nonprofit organization, provides baby showers for expectant moms of military families to help ease the burden of deployment.
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(Oct. 25, 2012) - Seven Long Island women created L.E.A.D., Live Empowered And Dance, to mentor at-risk girls in the neighborhood.