Nassau County Executive Laura Curran recently hosted the county’s annual Winter Clothing Distribution, which included a major donation by the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office of jackets seized during the course of a crackdown on illegal counterfeit activities.
The event, modified due to COVID-19, distributed 200 boxes of winter clothing directly to approximately 50 churches and community-based organizations. Boxes contained assorted sizes of men’s, women’s, and children’s hats, gloves, socks, and jackets. The County Executive thanks the Office of District Attorney Madeline Singas, Department of Human Services, Office of Minority Affairs, Office of Hispanic Affairs, Office of Asian American Affairs, Office of Housing, Office of Emergency Management, and Department of Public Works for making this event possible.
Recipient organizations included: First Baptist Cathedral of Westbury, St. John’s Baptist Church, Genesis Assembly of God, Westbury AME Zion Church, Bethany Seventh Day Adventist Church, First Baptist Church of Glen Cove, Free Will Baptist Church, Tabernacle of Joy, St. John’s Baptist Church, Bethel AME of Freeport, Refuge Church of Christ, Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, Congregational Church of S. Hempstead, Zion Cathedral COGIC, ABBA Leadership, Judea Baptist Church, Antioch Baptist Chruch, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Memorial Presbyterian Church, Jackson Memorial AME, Redeemed Tabernacle, Union Baptist Church, South Hempstead Baptist Church, Freeport Bible Center, New Life Christian Center, Kingdom Deliverance Temple, Deeper Life Fellowship, Destiny House Christian Center, Kingdom Family Ministries, Charity United Missionary Baptist Church, North Shore Islamic Center, Islamic Center of Long Island, Halal Guide, Hamza Masjid Ali Hasnain Foundation, Christian Light Missionary Baptist Church, Circulo de la Hispanidad, Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, St. Martha’s Outreach, Elmont Cultural Center, Hispanic Brotherhood, Naomi Temple AME Zion, Assembly of Prayer Baptist Church, Our Lady of Loretto, Salvation Baptist Church, Tasha Masjid, El Tabernaculo, Hispanic Counseling Center, and Ebenezer Baptiste Church.
—Submitted by the office of Nassau County Executive Laura Curran