Submitted by Susan Trenkle-Pokalsky, Town of Hempstead Press Secretary.
Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray was recently on hand to show her
support at the Kids Helping Kids Way Inc. the 2012 “Making a Warmth of
Difference” winter apparel program Press Conference event at the Oheka Castle
Since 1997, Kids Helping Kids encourages philanthropy in young
people under the age of 18. They have raised over $1,500,000 in a
combination of financial donations and donations of products for kids in need
while helping improve their quality of life.
The program focuses on distributing new winter apparel to
keep children and their families warm for the upcoming cold winter months. Kids Helping Kids works with several
Long Island Agencies including the not-for-profit Education and Assistance
Corporation (EAC) based in Hempstead.
Pictured with Supervisor Murray are
President and CEO of EAC (Education and Assistance Corp) Lance Elder, Michael
Mollineaux, Melissa, Taylor, Tiffany, Savannah, and Michael.