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A “Snow” Day at the Mary Brennan INN 3/21/18

On Wednesday, March 21st, The INN officially closed the main office, the Mary Brennan INN and the Center for Transformative Change, due to reports of treacherous weather conditions. Our staff and volunteers had other thoughts in mind for Read the rest

Why Should You Sponsor a Meal?

Every day at the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen in Hempstead, a full five-course meal is served to anyone who comes to our doors hungry; no questions asked. We give our supporters a special opportunity to be of service to … Read the rest

Cathedral Events are INNcredible

The relationship between The INN and the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City is one that has lasted almost as long as The INN has been in existence. In 1986, volunteers from the Cathedral used to volunteer at the … Read the rest

2018 Marks 35 Years of The INN

Celebrate our INNaversary!

It’s been 35 years since a group of concerned citizens opened the very first soup kitchen in Nassau County. From that day in 1983, The INN has grown to one of the largest Human Service organizations on

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We Still Need Your Help After the Season of Giving Ends

The Holidays have Passed, but We are Still Here

 
Happy New Year! Every holiday season, we are in awe of the level of INNvolvement that comes in the form of aid to the guests at The INN. Even though the … Read the rest

Students Make Lemon-AID in a Family Shelter

Molloy College Students Take on “Design INN-Time”

 

When Marie Byrne, faculty advisor for the interior design teacher at Molloy College was first introduced to The INN, it was through her affiliation with the Interior Design Society of Long Island. … Read the rest

THANK YOU! – Our Cold Weather Shelter Fund Raised Over $56k!

 

Dear The INN,  
 
Mere words alone cannot express how humbled we are by your combined commitment and generous acts of kindness.
 
When we are able to touch another life with deep awareness, we become something greater and far-reaching in
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THANK YOU DONORS-Emergency Bed Fund Exceeds Goal

Donors Contribute More than $70k for Emergency Shelter Bed Replacement

We had a bit of an emergency this summer. We had to replace all the beds in our shelters! Luckily, our INNcredible donors came to the rescue.

 

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Back to School- Student INNvolvement

September is here and Long Island students are headed back into the classroom! Here are a few ways that students can get INNvolved at The INN, for community service credit and the great feeling you can get by helping others … Read the rest

107 Mile Bike Ride to Support The INN

Richard Noll was inspired after visiting the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen with his son. He started by coordinating a coat drive with his son’s ice hockey team, and began to sponsor meals at the Mary Brennan Soup kitchen with … Read the rest