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Options Receives United Way Grant to Support LI Community Programs

Options for Community Living Development Specialist Denise Waterhouse with $4,000 grant award received from United Way of Long Island.
Options for Community Living Development Specialist Denise Waterhouse with $4,000 grant award received from United Way of Long Island.

The United Way of Long Island recently presented Options for Community Living, Inc. with a $4,000 grant to help forward the agency’s community initiatives and improve the services they offer to Long Islanders in need.

“We couldn’t do the work that we do without our community partner agencies and the contributions they make to the residents of Long Island," said Theresa Regnante, president & CEO of United Way of Long Island.

“On behalf of Options, we would like to thank the United Way of Long Island for their continued support of our efforts,” said Denise Waterhouse, development specialist, Options for Community Living.

About Options for Community Living, Inc.

Established in 1982, Options for Community Living, Inc. operates residential programs for adults with mental illness and affordable housing and care coordination services for individuals and families living with HIV and AIDS and other chronic health conditions. Options’ mission to assist people to live independently and with dignity in the community has grown through the years to serve more than 1,000 adults and children annually. For more information about Options for Community Living, Inc., call 631.361.9020 or visit Options’ website at www.optionscl.org.

About United Way of Long Island:

United Way is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization run by an independent volunteer board of directors. We are one of Long Island’s most cost-efficient nonprofit organizations, with 85 cents of every dollar raised given directly to our community partners or community recipients. This exceeds the standard of 65 percent established by the Better Business Bureau. United Way of Long Island also has a four-star rating by Charity Navigator for its operational efficiency and received this honor for a second year in a row. For more information or to make a donation, visit: http://www.unitedwayli.org/.

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