August 2, 2017 | Press
On Wednesday, August 16th, at 10:30 a.m., Pronto of Long Island, Inc. (Pronto), in partnership with Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota’s office, Suffolk County Legislator Monica Martinez, the United Way, the Brentwood School District, and others will be holding a Culmination Ceremony for middle school students that participated in their free summer program focusing on healthy eating, environmental science and water conservation, botany and consumer education and writing. The Ceremony will take place at Pronto, 128 Pine Aire Drive, Bay Shore, NY.
August, 16 2017
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Pronto of Long Island
128 Pine Aire Drive
Bay Shore, NY 11706
***Great visuals as dozens of children will be recognized for completing the program & will display their summer projects***
As part of the program, students were taken on educational field trips, treated to guest speakers, nutrition workshops, and environmental education. The goal was to introduce and develop knowledge of planting, farming, and maintaining sustainable food sources.
Pronto of Long Island, Inc.
Pronto of Long Island, Inc. is an outreach center whose mission is to feed the hungry, clothe the needy, welcome the stranger, and provide healing and hope to everyone who walks through their doors. Pronto opened in 1969 from the vision of a group of committed lay people and clergy at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church. Since then, it has gone through several reincarnations resulting in unique partnerships with Catholic Charities, food distributors and local markets, as well as health, welfare, benefit and educational providers. Pronto has been able to flourish based on contributions of clothing, furniture, household items and monetary donations. As always, this vision is fueled by prayer and the hard work of committed volunteers, and with these two powerful elements, Pronto cannot help but succeed. Pronto is a nonprofit partner of the United Way of Long Island.
Pronto of Long Island, Inc. is a member of the FREE Network, which collaborates with a variety of diverse 501(c)(3) nonprofit partners on educational, vocational, rehabilitative and a myriad of other creative initiatives to enhance the local communities and the lives of more than 25,000 people that reside within them. Each of the valued partners of the FREE Network have a unique mission, vision and strategic goals that are aligned in purpose, and embody the spirit of the meaningful work we do every day.