“You got this.”
“We love you.”
These words have been written countless times to Nick Coutts and Keri Stromski — two strangers facing separate battles in life.
They do share some commonalities: an unwavering positive outlook and small army of supporters cheering them on.
I remember the day I became a registered organ donor. I was 23 years old and a few months removed from leaving the State of New York for sunny Southern California. READ
Four doves were released from a heart-shaped basket Saturday during a memorial service to celebrate Kaitlyn Doorhy’s life.
On Thursday, we presented Kait’s Angels with our annual People of the Year award at a ceremony at Martha Clara Vineyards. This is the video we screened during the ceremony and the original announcement from January. READ
It’s been nearly a year since Molly Waitz helped establish a non-profit group in memory of her friend, who died at the age of 20.
Nearly a year after Kait’s Angels embarked on its mission to encourage compassion, charity and friendship, the Mattituck volunteer group’s efforts have already expanded beyond town lines.
The new trophy case outside the gym in Mattituck High School was officially dedicated Saturday in honor of Kaitlyn Doohry, the Mattituck High School graduate who was hit by a car and killed in August 2014 in Fairfield, Connecticut, where she attended college at Sacred Heart University.
While Karen L. Paulick and Kaitlyn Doorhy never met, the two women share something in common.
About 18 years ago, Ms. Paulick was the recipient of a liver transplant. Without it, the Cutchogue resident said she would have died and would never have seen her son grow up.
At age 16, Ms. Doorhy decided she wanted to become an organ donor because she believed it was important.
A memorial Mass for
Kaitlyn Doorhy will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Our Lady of Good Council Church in Mattituck. Ms. Doorhy died Aug. 22, 2014, at the age of 20.
Poker run organizers pose for a photo. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Kait’s Angels, the non-profit organization created in memory of Kaitlyn Doorhy, held its inaugural Poker Run Sunday.