FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Levittown, NY– New Ground Inc., a local nonprofit that works to break the cycle of homeless for Veterans and families living on Long Island, announced the appointment of Steven Pecorini as President of its Board of Directors. Mr. Pecorini, who joined New Ground’s Board in 2015, succeeds Edward McDougal who served […]Read More Memorial Day 2020 – New Ground featured on the Cover of all 17 Anton Community Newspapers
In honor of Memorial Day this year, Anton Community Newspapers highlighted the critical needs of so many of our local Veterans who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. New Ground is grateful to have been featured on the cover of their 17 newspapers about how our program staff are working tirelessly to help […]Read More Executive Director, Shannon Boyle shares information about New Ground’s response to COVID-19 and how they are providing even more for the homeless in our area.
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A Special Message from Shannon Boyle, New Ground’s Executive Director: These days we find ourselves in uncertain times with the world around us changing rapidly. As humans, we are naturally social beings, finding comfort in our connections and the support of others when we face stress and uncertainty. Instead we are being asked to stay […]Read More New Ground Inc. Announces its 2019 Groundbreakers Gala Honorees
Levittown, NY – New Ground Inc. presents the organization’s 19th Annual Groundbreakers Celebration Gala to be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the luxurious Garden City Hotel in Garden City, NY. The event celebrates the accomplishments of New Ground’s Veterans and families while raising much needed funds to continue quality programs and services to […]Read More What Do You Get When You Combine A Classic Game of Bingo with this Unique Stylish Twist?
Levittown, NY– New Ground’s Designer Handbag Bingo event is back by popular demand and better than ever! Join us for an evening of food, drinks, fabulous handbags and more on Friday, September 13, 2019 at St. Agnes Parish Center in Rockville Centre, NY. Guests will enjoy a complimentary goody bag, buffet dinner, 2 glasses of […]Read More Local Architect Being Honored on May 20th at New Ground’s Golf Tournament & Dinner for Helping Homeless Veterans and Families on Long Island
New Ground Inc. will host its 24th Annual Golf Tournament & Dinner on Monday, May 20, 2019 to raise funds in support of homeless Veterans and families struggling on Long Island. This event will honor Michael Sciara, an accomplished architect and Partner at Nelson & Pope. With over 20 years of experience in the […]Read More Groundbreakers’ Celebration Raises Record-Breaking Funds to Support Homeless Veterans and Families on Long Island
Levittown, NY – New Ground Inc. announced today that it raised over $260,000 at its 18th Annual Groundbreakers’ Celebration, making it their most successful fundraiser to date in the history of the agency. Over 225 friends and supporters gathered at the Garden City Hotel on November 8, 2018 to support New Ground’s critical work […]Read More New Ground is in the News!
Check out this featured article about New Ground that made the front page of the Long Island Herald, Wantagh edition. To see the full article, CLICK HERE Photo Credit: Alexandra Dieckmann, Wantagh/Seaford Reporter for the Long Island HeraldRead More Designer Handbags are a Girl’s Best Friend!
Levittown, NY– New Ground, a non-profit agency that works to break the cycle of homelessness for Veterans and families on Long Island is hosting its 5th Annual Designer Handbag Bingo event on Friday, September 14, 2018. The event will take place at 6pm at St. Agnes Parish Center in Rockville Centre, NY. Event Co-Chairs include […]Read More New Ground Inc. Welcomes New Director of Development & Events
Levittown, NY– New Ground is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane Serenita as Director of Development & Events. Mrs. Serenita will play an integral role in increasing fundraising opportunities and developing donor strategies for the agency. Founded in 1991, New Ground has been providing intensive Social Work and education services to homeless Long Islanders […]Read More New Ground Featured on “Inspiring Stories”
Watch Shannon Boyle, Executive Director of New Ground being interviewed on “Inspiring Stories,” with William Corbett, Jr., President of Corbett Public Relations, Inc. Learn more about New Ground’s inspiring story, where we began over 27 years ago and how far we’ve come today. To view the video, CLICK HERERead More New Ground Debuts Veterans Program Residential Home in Huntington, New York
Long Island, NY– On Monday, May 14, 2018 New Ground unveiled their 2-family Veterans Program house, a beautifully renovated home that will provide a stable environment to Veteran families as they work to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. New Ground staff, New Ground Board and Advisory Board members, Congressman Thomas Suozzi, Town Supervisor […]Read More New Ground Executive Director discusses Veterans on the LI Business Report
Watch New Ground Executive Director Shannon Boyle on the Long Island Business Report with Jim Paymar, discussing Veterans on Long Island and the challenges they are facing here at home. Click here to view online!Read More LIREG Presents Grant Donation
The Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG), a philanthropic trade organization, presented a grant donation to New Ground during their networking breakfast on Nov. 28. New Ground was awarded $15,000 for renovations to spaces for the onsite Reading All-Stars Program and onsite food pantry in our new Levittown building. Since its founding in 2004, LIREG […]Read More New Ground on Good News- Telecare
Mairead Barrett, Founder of New Ground and Shannon Boyle, Executive Director of New Ground were featured on Good News on Telecare! Watch the video below! Good News on Telecare- Lives of ServiceRead More New Ground Receives Grant from Nassau County Bar Association WE CARE Fund
December 2014: New Ground is grateful for the ongoing support it receives from the Nassau County Bar Association WE CARE Fund. This grant was awarded in support of New Ground’s Tuition Assistance Program. Photo from left to right: Peter Levy, Co-chair, WE CARE Fund; Shannon Boyle, Executive Director, New Ground and Kathleen Wright, Co-chair, WE […]Read More Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation fund Grant
New Ground was awarded a $25,000 grant through Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation fund. This grant is in support of our Reading All-Stars Program. Photo taken at Newsday Charities Grant Reception. From left to right: Shannon Boyle, Executive Director, New Ground; Jo-Ann Hertzman, Senior Grants Specialist & Community Affairs Liaison, New Ground; Dale Cole, Community Affairs Project Manager, Newsday; and […]Read More We Care
New Ground was once again awarded a grant from the Nassau County Bar Association WE CARE Fund in support of our JumpStart Program, which expands our critical services six to eighteen months earlier to families on our wait list for the Long Term Housing Program.Read More $25,000 gift from Theresa Santmann
New Ground received a $25,000 gift from Long Island philanthropist, Theresa Santmann. This very generous donation from the Theresa Patnode Santmann Foundation will support our Education Assistance Program which covers costs of essential materials and services, which many of us take for granted.Read More