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A Year in Blogs

This blog marks the 12th month of a year publishing weekly blogs about Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD). We’ve told stories of inspiration, talent and overcoming obstacles. We have shared news of events, press coverage and success of our programs. Our blogs have also highlighted various staff and residents, to help readers get to [...]

By | 2018-01-09T21:54:33+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Events, Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Residential Life|0 Comments

Strawberry Fields Forever

Beatles Tribute Band: Strawberry Fields Performing at ADD’s Shamrock Shindig 2018 The music and the fame of the Fab Four spans generations. No matter your age, more than likely know who the Beatles are and you may have even grown up with their music. Now, we all have the opportunity to hear them live…or shall [...]

By | 2018-01-02T14:32:42+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Our Giving Story

Every act of giving has a story. In honor of Giving Tuesday, we would like to share the meaning of giving at Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD). First, what is Giving Tuesday? After Thanksgiving, there is a focus on holiday shopping with the rush of Black Friday, and then Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday was [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:33+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Events, Inspiration Station, Latest News|0 Comments

Healing Voices

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) recently participated in a special event held at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead. The event, featuring both a symposium on Destination Dignity and a showing of the film Healing Voices, was offered as part of Mental Health Awareness week. The New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitative Services (NYAPRS) [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:33+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Press Release: Aces & Races is the first of its kind to combine three events into one evening

Aces & Races FUN-raiser is the first of its kind to combine go-cart racing, casino night and Long Island tastings For immediate release: Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) presents a brand new event unlike any other fundraiser. This event is called Aces & Races to be held on [...]

By | 2017-08-29T15:15:49+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled to Host Meet & Greet at Northville Sensory Gardens

For immediate release, August 21, 2017: Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) will host a first-ever meet and greet with the executive director at the Northville Sensory Gardens on Sound Shore Road in Riverhead on Saturday, September 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. The purpose of this event is to bring the community together. The [...]

By | 2017-08-21T15:26:29+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Aces & Races: A new kind of FUN-raiser

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) presents a brand new event unlike any other fundraiser you’ve attended before. This event is called Aces & Races to be held on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6 to 10 p.m. at RPM Raceway in Farmingdale. What makes it different? Aces & Races is three events for the [...]

By | 2017-07-12T14:40:09+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

ADD at Alive on 25 in Riverhead This Summer

Mental Health Awareness is a key initiative and a goal of Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD). Our staff and ADD’s mental health advocacy group, in collaboration with the Organization for Mental Health, is working on promoting an anti-stigma campaign.  This summer, we have reserved a booth at Riverhead’s Alive on 25 to increase awareness. [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:34+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Events, Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments

Long Island Business News: Building a Community of Caring

BUILDING A COMMUNITY OF CARING As printed in Long Island Business News: Non-profit Column June 2, 2017 Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) helps to enhance the quality of life for over 160 individuals who reside in 32 of our residential homes and supported housing. ADD is an organization that provides residential options from supportive [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:34+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Events, Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments

Coming Together for a Cause: Island Harvest Food Drive

Last weekend, the U.S. Postal Service joined forces with Island Harvest, and a Long Island-wide food collection took place. Residents from Nassau and Suffolk Counties were asked to place non-perishable food items next to their mailboxes on the morning of Saturday, May 13. Mail carriers then picked them up and these food donations were transported [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:34+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Events, Inspiration Station, Latest News|0 Comments