Get On Board Organizations

Below is a list of organizations participating in our Get on Board program.  These organizations have expressed an interest in identifying potential Board members. Please click on the organization’s link below to learn more about them.

If you would like the Center to make an e-introduction to an organization whose board you might be interested in joining, please contact Brian Leander at 516.237.8571 or  


Bay Street Theater & the Sag Harbor Center For The Arts—Sag Harbor, New York
Bay Street Theater & the Sag Harbor Center For The Arts is a year-round, not-for-profit professional theater and community cultural center which endeavors to innovate, educate, and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. We serve as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists.

Heckscher Museum – Huntington, New York
Heckscher Museum of Art’s mission is to serve the people of the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities. Through exhibitions of its permanent and loan collections of art and related programs, it seeks to provide inspiring and transformative educational experiences to encourage a broader understanding of our past and present and enrich the quality of life of the individuals it serves. 

The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport
The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport is committed to the idea that the power of the arts is to touch the mind and enrich the soul of the individual and community through advocacy and education.

Eglevsky Ballet – Bethpage, New York
Eglevsky Ballet’s mission is to enrich students and community through the disciplines of classical ballet. Eglevsky’s vision is to preserve the 50-year history of our founding director by establishing a world-class company to enrich the cultural life of our region. Eglevsky Ballet desires to create an environment where students can thrive allowing for their further development beyond the classroom.


Kids Need More—Copiague NY
Kids Need More is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to creating a community through recreational events and camping experiences for children, families & young adults coping with cancer and life-threatening illness.

Long Island Advocacy Center – New Hyde Park, New York
The Long Island Advocacy’s mission is to protect the legal rights of students and individuals with disabilities.

Miracle League of Long Island – Dix Hills, New York
The Miracle League of Long Island’s mission is to establish and sustain baseball programs for people (of all ages) with disabilities.

Options for Community Living
Options for Community Living provides housing, support services, and care coordination for people recovering from mental illness and those living with HIV/AIDS or other chronic health conditions.

Positive Behavior Support Community Foundation – Greenlawn, New York
The Positive Behavior Support Community Foundation’s mission is to empower people with disabilities to make their own life choices and succeed in the communities where they work, live and play. The vision is “everyone has a fundamental right to self-determination.”

Tender Touch for All – Port Washington, New York
Tender Touch for All’s mission is to offer rehabilitative and restorative massage therapy for seniors, veterans, people with disabilities and chronic conditions at their residential or treatment centers. They are dedicated to enhancing their quality of life, in order to make living more enjoyable for them – we love making a difference in their lives!

Historic Preservation

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum – Centerport, New York
The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s mission is to be dedicated to the education and enjoyment of the people of Long Island and beyond. The mission shall be achieved through the thoughtful.

Youth Development/Mentoring

Child Care Council of Nassau, Inc.-Garden City, New York
Child Care Council of Nassau’s mission is to provide child care counseling and referrals to
families, professional development and technical assistance to active and potential providers, and offers services to employers interested in the child care needs of employees and their families. Through research and support of child care friendly public policy and development, CCCN serves as an informational resource and public voice for issues facing Nassau County’s diverse communities. 

Girls 2 Divas-Tallahassee, Florida

Girls 2 Divas’ mission is to help  the next generation of leaders discover their purpose in life, reinvent their self esteem and develop life, social, leadership, communication, college, entrepreneurial and job skills. D.I.V.A.S. (is an acronym which stands for Driven, Initiative, Virtuous, Astounding, Successful). 

Girls Scouts of Suffolk County
Girl Scouts of Suffolk County is the largest youth-serving agency on Long Island, serving more than 40,000 girls and 9,000 adult volunteers. Girl Scouts of Suffolk County builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

Long Beach Reach, Inc. – Long Beach, New York
Long Beach Reach’s mission is to reach out and engage individuals and families and help develop self- awareness and self-esteem and to create positive alternatives. They provide comprehensive professional services for individuals and families within Long Beach, Lido Beach, Atlantic Beach, Point Lookout and Island Park communities.

Mercy Center Ministries – Patchogue, New York
Mercy Center Ministries’ mission is to teach young women the skills they need to go into the world and be responsible adults, responsible parents, and productive community members. Mercy Center Ministries has three independent living programs for homeless teens.

S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth – Uniondale, New York
S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth, Inc. is a youth, family and community development organization specializing in youth and gang violence prevention and intervention. Our belief is that the cure for our region’s youth and gang violence epidemic lies in educating and empowering our communities to provide alternatives for our youth and encouraging youth to take pride in their community. Through youth empowerment programs and activities that promote positive values, S.T.R.O.N.G. gives young men and women the tools to eliminate negative behaviors associated with violence and gang involvement. 


Community Chest of Port Washington – Port Washington, New York
The Community Chest of Port Washington’s mission is to raise funds for distribution to local charities dedicated to improving people’s lives. Community Chest funds – your donations – support these charities’ programs in Port Washington, including services for senior citizens, children and teenagers, victims of domestic violence and others in need.

ERASE Racism – Syosset, New York
ERASE Racism’s vision is to expose forms of racial discrimination and advocate for laws and policies that help eliminate racial disparities, particularly in the areas of housing, community development, public education and health. ERASE Racism’s vision is transformed, integrated communities in which no person’s access to opportunity is limited by race or ethnicity.

Homecoming Farm
Homecoming is a not-for-profit organization committed to the understanding that the human and natural world is one community of life.  A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville welcoming people of all faith communities, we believe that when we care for the Earth, we care for ourselves, each other and future generations, while creating sustainable communities.

L.I. Against Domestic Violence
L.I. Against Domestic Violence provides a range of services that help over 14,000 Long Island adults and children each year to escape from abusive relationships and build new lives. 

Mom-Mentum, Massapequa Park, New York
Mom-mentum mission is to provide leadership, education, and advocacy to support mothers in meeting today’s personal and professional challenges.

PULSE of New York – Levittown, New York
PULSE of New York’s mission is to raise awareness about patient safety and reducing medical errors through advocacy, education, and support. We work to empower the public to make informed decisions, increase effective communication and respect between healthcare providers and the public, and create community partnerships that will foster and ultimately lead to safer healthcare environments.

Roosevelt Community Revitalization Group, Inc. – Roosevelt, New York
Roosevelt Community Revitalization Group’s (also known as RCRG) mission is to promote the community and economic revitalization of Roosevelt. RCRG’s vision is to serve as a collaborative force to ensure that no neighborhood is left behind starting here in Roosevelt.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Jericho, New York
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an advocate on behalf of the poor, seeking to discover the root causes of poverty and to remedy its effects.


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