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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

ADD RECEIVES ALLSTATE FOUNDATION HELPING HANDS GRANT

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) has been awarded the Allstate Foundation Helping Hands in the Community grant for $1,000. For more than 60 years, The Allstate Foundation has been bringing out the good in millions of lives. ADD is now recognized as a partner in providing innovative and lasting solutions to improve our community’s [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:32+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Family Connection

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) and its staff are like a family to all residents, providing a home with friendships, caring and concern. Recently, we learned of a heartwarming story of one of our residents and his re-connection with family. We spoke with Melvina Carroll, the house manager at ADD’s Jamesport house. John Daly [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:32+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Inspiration Station, 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

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled & Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue Team-up

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) and Spirit’s Promise continue to work together in various ways. In a previous blog, we mentioned that Marisa Striano, owner of Spirit’s Promise was helping to find ADD a miniature horse for the Northville Sensory Gardens (and farm) as a companion horse for Cassidy, the miniature horse that lives [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:33+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Latest News|0 Comments

Community Food Pantry

Growing to meet the needs of our community For those who read ADD’s blog and website, we have written about our food pantry in the past. Now, we are excited to share that we are working on an expansion to this program. Currently, the ADD Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:33+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Getting To Know, Latest News|0 Comments

Building a Community

Learn more about our recent initiatives to expand our involvement in the community on Long Island. Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) provides residential housing and programs. To be more detailed, ADD operates over 30 homes. We also help residents to be a vital part of their community. More recently, ADD has begun initiatives to [...]

By | 2017-11-21T01:49:33+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Getting To Know, 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