When Community Action Southold Town completed a recent survey of its clients, a key takeaway was transportation. Many of the residents in Southold Town that CAST supports, such as seniors or people living with disabilities, face transportation issues or are homebound. READ
Longtime children’s advocate Sarah Benjamin was honored last Thursday with the Helen Wright Prince Award for, as Southold Supervisor Scott Russell put it, “making [a] positive impact on homeless, at-risk and immigrant families.” (more…)
Community Action Southold Town is starting to feel the sting of the partial government shutdown that has now stretched into its fifth week. The longest shutdown in United States history has left funding for the nonprofit in limbo. READ
Community Action Southold Town is need of donations for its annual toy drive. Executive director Cathy Demeroto said about 120 more local families have signed up to receive toys through the drive this year compared to last. There are more than 360 families in need this year. Approximately 240 signed up in 2017. READ
A Long Island native who spent childhood summers in Mattituck and Greenport has returned to help Southold Town families in need.
Cathy Demeroto, an attorney with extensive experience in nonprofit work, started last week as the new executive director of Community Action Southold Town. READ