Moonjumpers Corporate Sponsor National Grid - VERG (Veteran Employee Resource Group) helped support our Veterans at the Beacon House in Northport
On Friday, October 27th from 4:00-6:30pm the Moonjumpers Charitable Foundation, Inc. along with its Corporate Sponsors National Grid, PSEGLI and The Townwide Fund of Huntington again partnered with General Needs to provide the Veterans that are staying at the Beacon House facility (Building #11) with a home cooked meal and presented each Veteran with a Necessities Care Package which was provided by National Grid - VERG. A home cooked meal was provided to all in attendance by The Shamrock Restaurant & Bar along with desserts that were provided by the Bay Club Care Community Service Club. Live music was provided by Tom Donovan of "The Grid"
The homeless veterans that stay at this shelter which is located on the VA Medical Center property of Northport are only allowed to stay at this facility for 90 days yearly before they are placed into alternative housing.
Finally, Moonjumpers Charitable Foundation, Inc. presented General Needs with a Grant to help continue to provide five months of necessity care packages to our veterans in need that are staying at the Beacon House in Northport.
If anyone is interested in providing assistance they can contact Lonnie Sherman of General Needs at 516-672-9595 for more details on this event or another upcoming monthly event.
These Monthly Food & Care Package Events are conducted the 4th Friday of every month at the Beacon House in Northport. On the third Saturday of every month we will pre-pack the necessity care packages at Westy Self Storage on 4049 Jericho Turnpike in East Northport. We will pre-pack care packages for over 300 veterans staying at multiple shelters throughout the Northeast Region.
If you would like to sponsor a monthly event please visit our Moonjumpers website at www.moonjumpers.org and look to become a Food and Care Package Sponsor.