Log In   ·   Become A Member
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1614.gif

Westhampton Beach High School Junior Gives Back To Local Community With "Baby Itís Cold Outside" Winter Drive

Julia Braat

Westhampton Beach High School junior Grace O'Hare helped warm the hearts of many this winter. The local teen successfully collected more than 100 new, warm clothes for Maureen's Haven, a non-profit whose mission is to "protect the East End homeless by providing shelter, supportive services and compassionate care for individuals in need," and the Family Service League, a Huntington-based organization that "helps individuals, children, and families to mobilize their strengths and improve the quality of their lives at home, in the workplace, and in the community," as part of a fundraiser she initiated with the catchy moniker "Baby It's Cold Outside."

Fellow students at Westhampton Beach High School donated new sweatshirts, t-shirt, hats, gloves, socks, scarves, and any other warm item they could. Bake sales also contributed to raising money for the purchasing of even more donations.

O'Hare's mother gave her the idea of starting this helpful fundraiser in the midst of harsh New York winters. Since her mother was organizing a toy drive for the holidays, this sparked her interest in providing the needy with warm clothes.

"I felt that if they don't have enough money for toys, then they don't have enough for warm clothes either," she explained.

People will continue to benefit from the generosity of O'Hare and fellow students as she has plans to continue this successful fundraiser next winter along with the Rotary/Interact Club at Westhampton Beach High School.

For more information about Maureen's Haven, visit maureenshaven.com. For more information about the Family Service League, visit www.fsl-li.org.




Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
What color is the sky?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
í
 
 
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1945.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2118.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1759.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2090.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1783.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2083.gif
Gary R. DePersia, Corcoran Real Estate
With over $2 billion in transactions on the East End and since 1995, Gary DePersia is consistently ranked among the top producers in the Hamptons. A year-on-year member of The Corcoran Group Presidentís Council, he has qualified as a national list maker since 2007. In 2008 he was Corcoran's top broker on the East End by sales volume and rental units; and ranked as the nationís 4th top broker. In the 2017 REAL Trends & The Wall Street Journal list of Americaís top real estate professionals, he was designated #26 nationally, #4 in the Hamptons and #3 at Corcoran overall by volume with nearly $200 million of transactions for the past year. His office operates with four licensed assistants allowing him to build a business stretching from Southampton to Montauk and Sagaponack to Shelter Island. gdp@corcoran.com

Bridgehampton National Bank
For over 100 years Bridgehampton National Bank has been the East End's hometown bank. Many success stories...one bank, BNB!

Advertise on Hamptons.com - Have your business be seen by over 2 million viewers including NEW searches
Hamptons.com- Our exclusive online magazine has 2.6 million Page Views YTD for 2015. Contact us to join our elite group of clients that benefit from having a presence on the Hamptons award winning publication www.Hamptons.com

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers ó and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff. Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.

RJD Gallery specializes in contemporary art with a focus on Magical, Figurative Realism, Narrative Portraiture and Urban Landscape.
We exhibit representational artists from around the world, who produce fine art of exceptional quality that challenge collectors to contemplate concepts about the artist, themselves, and our human experience. Utilizing timeless techniques in creating their drawings, paintings and sculptures, our artists have developed unique, signature styles that present a current vision of our world.