Thanks to the wondrous generosity of our members, the civic was able to provide Thanksgiving meals and gift cards to three families in the community to help them refill their pantry this season.
In addition, we were able to provide toys for 16 children across 7 families to ensure smiles this holiday season for those who are less fortunate.
We extend our thanks our members, to the family of John Simonello, and to the Plaza Marine group for helping us support these Hicksville families.
Thank you to Lee Ave school for their ongoing partnership in identifying the families and helping distribute the gifts.
Many thanks to our Community Service committee, chaired by Chris and Nick Mirro, for their tireless labor in shopping for all the goods and packaging, and to Irene Guarasci for the extra set of hands in wrapping the record setting number of presents provided by the civic.
We wish everyone a very happy and safe Holiday season!
The holiday season is a time to support the families in our community who are less fortunate. Through Lee Avenue School, the HGCA was able to provide a Thanksgiving dinner and much more to three families. A generous gift card was presented to each family to help them fill their pantries and table with food for the holiday season
A special thank you to all our members who sent in donations.
Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving!!
Stay Well and Stay Safe!!
HGCA Community Service Committee Christina & Nick Mirro Joan Goessmann
The holiday season is a time to support the families in our community who are less fortunate. With help from Lee Ave School, the HGCA was able to provide a Thanksgiving dinner and much more to three families. A generous gift card was presented to each family to help them fill their pantries and table with food for the holiday season.
Thank you to all our members who sent in donations, especially the Simonello family for their continuous generous donation that provided enough food for one family.
The mission of Hicksville Gardens Civic Association (HGCA) aims to improve the quality of life for the Hicksville community by encouraging community awareness, participation, and civic pride.
Thanksgiving is a time when we remember those in our community who are not as fortunate as we are in celebrating a family meal together on Thanksgiving Day. Through Lee Avenue School, we were able to help donate a Thanksgiving meal for three families and fill their cupboards for the Holiday Season. The Community Service committee would like to thank our members for their enormous generosity to our Thanksgiving Food Drive. It was a huge success, enabling us to donate to a third family this year.
A special thank you to Foodtown for donating gift certificates for the purchase of a turkey for each family and to T Mobile for donating 2 cases of cereal. A thank you to Mrs. Stam and Mrs. Kravitz for making us part of this successful food drive.
From left to right is the Nicholas Mirro, Christina Mirro co-chair HGCA Community Service, Mrs. Stam, principal of Lee Avenue School, and Mrs. Kravitz, the school nurse.
The Community Service Committee would like to thank everyone for their generous donation to our Thanksgiving Food Drive. It was a huge success. We were able to donate 8 boxes of food and Gift Certificates for a turkey to two needy families in our community. We had enough donations for a Thanksgiving meal and to fill their cupboards for several meals!
We also would like to thank our commercial supporters Ferreira Foodtown for their generous donation of four $25.00 gift certificates and Hicksville T-Mobile for donating 2 cases of cereal.
The Community Service committee would like to thank everyone for their generous donation to our Thanksgiving Food Drive. It was a huge success. We were able to donate 7 boxes of food and a Gift Certificate for a turkey to a needy family in our community. This is done through the Lee Ave. school administration and nurse’s office, which selected an appropriate needy family. We had enough donations for a Thanksgiving meal and to fill their cupboards for several meals.
We would also like to thank contributions: Foodtown for donating a gift certificate for the turkey and T-Mobile for a case of cereal.