Newsday is dedicated to serving the public's interest through our reporting as well as our responsible engagement in the community. The mission of Community Affairs is to be visible, accessible and responsive to our constituents -- readers, advertisers and the community at large. We do that every day through a number of engaging community initiatives.
When you're a news company like Newsday, living in a place like Long Island, you have to stay engaged. Here are a few community-based programs we conduct through the Community Affairs department throughout the year.
Student community service programs profiled year-round in Newsday and newsday.com.
>> Click here to visit FutureCorps
Newsday honors Long Island's artistically accomplished high school students throughout each school year.
>> Click here to visit the Scholar Artists page
Marching Band Festival
Three-day blow-out exhibition featuring thousands of high school band students.
>> Click here to visit Marching Band Festival
Newsday Charities is committed to helping at-risk children and families on Long Island. It raises funds through two public campaigns - Kids Campaign and Help-A-Family. Every dollar donated is matched 50 cents on the dollar by the McCormick Foundation.
>> Click here to learn more about Newsday Charities
Kids Campaign is raising funds to help kids in need -- and we need your help. Join hundreds of other terrific Long Islanders and donate to this important Long Island campaign today.
>> Click here to visit Kids Campaign
Contribute to your community and help Long Island families that are going through tough times with a donation of any amount.
>> Click here to visit Help-A-Family
Month-long program in October featuring profiles of breast cancer survivors.
>> Click here to visit Life's Victories
High School Sports Awards
The awards dinners celebrate Long Island's top high school athletes. Click here to see a video with photos from this year's dinner.
>>Click here for Newsday's high school sports coverage
It Happened on Long Island
Stories about people and places in Nassau and Suffolk counties.>> Click here to visit It Happened on Long Island
To find out more about these and other programs, contact the Community Affairs department.
Paul Fleishman - Vice President of Public Affairs
Lauren Andrich - Community Affairs, Communications Associate
Dale Cole - Project Manager, Community Affairs, Life's Victories, Newsday Charities
Elizabeth Elosua Dysart - Project Manager, Community Affairs, FutureCorps
Steve Morris - Project Manager, Community Affairs, Marching Band, Scholar Artists
Lauren Powers - Community Affairs, Marketing & Events Specialist