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Roslyn Library Patrons give “Food For Fines”

For the past 12 years, Roslyn’s Bryant Library, has led an effort with Joan Casson Sauer, Assistant Director of the library and Ellen Broder, an INN volunteer. The project called “Food For Fines” has happened each November for one week. … Read the rest

11-Year-Old Hosts “Kids Give Back” Gift Card Party

11-year-old James and his family really wanted to Get INNvolved and help their community members in need. Last Christmas, the family went to NYC during the winter and handed out gloves and hats to homeless people living on the street. … Read the rest

Children of INN Staff Come to Work and Get INNvolved

For the first time, The INN was proud to participate in the national event “Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day” on April 25th. 21 children of INN staff members between the ages of 4 and 16 came to … Read the rest

Young Guest Returns to Help Others

*Names have been changed to protect guests’ privacy

 

Jean C. Victor, Jr. Manager, Mary Brennan INN

The look on Jean Victor’s face said it all. Dropped jaw, wide eyes with a glisten of moisture. In the 16 years he … Read the rest

Youth INNvolvement – Free E-Book!

Check out the free e-book below and flip through to find out all the ways young people can #GetINNvolved!

Use the toolbar below the image to zoom in and out, make the book fullscreen and download the document for your … Read the rest

Small Victories Add Up to Big Changes

Donald Axinn INN men’s shelter Program Manager Ty Hopkins shares a touching story about a young man who begins to make a change in his life just by cleaning his room.

 

Guests at the Donald Axinn INN men’s shelter … Read the rest

Lowe’s Heroes Make People Love Where They Volunteer

 

LOCAL LI LOWE’S EMPLOYEES GET INNVOLVED IN THE RENOVATION OF SOUP KITCHEN VOLUNTEER LOUNGE
“Lowe’s Heroes” donate their time, talent and resources to create a comfortable and productive space for volunteers who give their time to those in Read the rest

#DimeGivesBack to The INN With Help from YOU!

For the entire month of November, Dime Community Bank will be sponsoring The INN as one of its charitable organizations that it supports through their annual #DimeGivesBack Gratitude Campaign!

The INN needs your support in order to raise extra funds … Read the rest

“Roll it INN” – Student wraps utensils, takes INNitiative

Harisson has been volunteering at the Mary Brennan INN with his mother and brother since he was a freshman in High School. Too young to actually serve a meal to guests at just 14 years old, Harisson was given the … Read the rest

Reflections of 9/11 from the Mary Brennan INN

The morning of 9/11 began as most mornings do at the Mary Brennan INN. Guests arrive early and are waiting to enter as we open the doors for the day. That morning changed the world as we knew it when … Read the rest