Summer Together

 

Summer Together is a wholly volunteer-run program that funds summer camp and activity scholarships for Port Washington families in need. Summer Together is a program of Long Island Together (LIT), a group of local activists working to improve access to educational and enrichment opportunities for children, among other social justice causes.

 

In Summer 2020, the program's third year, Summer Together enabled Port families to experience safe and enriching summer activities amid the challenges of the pandemic. We provided more than 100 children with a total of more than 300 weeks of activities. 

Information on Summer 2021 will be posted in March and family applications will be posted April 1. 

 Summer Together is possible only because of the generosity of the Port community.

Please support us today! $250 funds one child to attend one week of day camp! 

Summer Together's fiscal sponsor is the 501(c)(3) non-profit Long Island Jobs With JusticeTax-deductible donations can be made by credit card by clicking the Donate button below, or you can write a check made out to "Long Island Jobs With Justice" with memo line "Summer Together" and mail to:

Summer Together c/o Long Island Jobs with Justice

Attention: Ani Halasz

390 Rabro Drive

Hauppauge, NY 11788

*When donating online please be sure to select “Summer Together” from the dropdown box*

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The program was supported in 2019 and 2020 by more than 100 individual donors and grants from the Peter & Jeri Dejana Foundation, Greentree Foundation and Awesome Dads Foundation. Camps that have participated to date include Bach to Rock, Berest Dance Center, Blue Moon Project, Camp Invention, Parent Resource Center, PAL, Port Youth Activities and Unlimited Sports Action. Campers and families are referred to the program through community service organizations including Littig House, the Parent Resource Center, Port Washington Public Library ESOL and Homegrown Readers Programs, Our Lady of Fatima Social Outreach and St. Peter of Alcantara Social Ministry.

 

Summer Together supports children of all faiths, races, ethnicities and backgrounds.

For further information email: summertogether@longislandtogether.org, or call Raju Rajan at 917-940-9556.

If you want to connect and work together on an event or program that benefits our community, do reach out to us!

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Email: info@longislandtogether.org

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