"Pay It Forward" Grant Winners
Jan 08, 2021
Congratulations to the winners of our "Pay It Forward" Grant award!
MFS was thrilled to receive hundreds of nominations for our Pay It Forward Grant award. With so many deserving organizations, we decided to select SIX winners. Thank you to all who took the time to show your gratitude and support for the amazing charitable organizations in our communities. Below are some of the kind words our winners received.
C.A.R.E. for Special Children | Brooklyn, NY
“Members of C.A.R.E. were there to help with resources & emotional support; volunteers helped take care of siblings; they were there for us through our 5 year journey & continue to offer resources & support; when life took an unexpected turn, C.A.R.E. stepped in to give us hope.”
Cityline Ozone Park Civilian Patrol | Ozone Park, NY
“Started a food pantry; goes above & beyond to serve the community; assist cops with accidents & traffic control; storm clean-up; they patrol & protect the community; are inviting & welcoming; in need of a new van to pick up & deliver food”
GallopNYC | Forest Hills, NY
“Help & enrich lives of individuals with disabilities/ailments, provide children with special needs an opportunity to learn, build communication & grow; son was non-verbal - with riding, he was able to learn trust & communication skills.”
SIBS Place (Mount Sinai South Nassau) | Oceanside, NY
“Wonderful "home" & safe place; helps children who are struggling to understand their loved ones illness; takes care of children emotionally which help take some stress off of their loved one who is sick; SIBS Place was a god-send”
St. Mary's of Winfield Food Pantry | Woodside, NY
“Handing out food for many years; food lines are always long; in times of the pandemic, food for the hungry is more important than ever”
Venture House | Jamaica, NY
“Home away from home for many who need interaction; help with housing education & wellness; offer engagement through clubhouse activities; forced to close doors but continue to provide support virtually through engaging internet programs; do house visits to those who need more assistance”
Congratulations to all our winners. Thank you for all your contributions to the community.
Since this is a "Pay It Forward" award, the giving doesn't stop here! Check back to find out what organizations the winners chose to receive another $500.