Justin sat down to talk with Kelly Cutinella about carrying on her son’s legacy of kindness and compassion through the Thomas Cutinella Memorial Foundation. Watch to find out how they make their community better, and don’t forget to nominate someone for the Virtual Tour for 54! Find out more at tom54.org.
The Hamptons Observatory makes it possible for everyone to experience the joy of stargazing. For 15 years, they've been providing programs and events for anyone interested in exploring the night sky. Watch Justin's interview with the Hamptons Observatory President Terry Bienstock where they discuss current programming, how to get involved, and how they're adapting to continue their work through the pandemic.
Virtual 5K Run to raise money for families of breast cancer patients.
August 10th, 2020 05:00pm
The mission of the Ellen Hermanson Foundation is to provide educational outreach about the importance of early detection, and access to mammography and treatment to medically underserved communities, and fund psychosocial support services that address the broad range of issues facing breast cancer patients, survivors, spouses, families, and friends. Justin speaks with the co-founder and the executive director about the 2020 virtual 5K fundraiser.
Family Volunteer Day at Atlantis Banquets and Events in Riverhead on Sunday, Nov 24th
November 12th, 2019 12:00am
Join Renee and Stepping Stone Support for their annual Family Volunteer Day - an annual day of giving to benefit local families with a member battling cancer. Learn more at SteppingStoneSupport.org/FVD
Justin talks with Nicole Keller, Project Coordinator at The Retreat about one of their latest initiatives.
June 27th, 2019 12:00am
Long Island Safer Bars is a collaborative effort between The Retreat, The Safe Center LI, and LI Against Domestic Violence to help give alcohol-serving establishments the training and tools they need to make it safe for all patrons. Nicole talks with Justin about what the initiative is about, and how she's working to help alcohol-serving establishments recognize behavioral red flags, identify instances of sexual abuse and violence, intervene and diffuse problematic situations and ultimately to shift create a safe and welcoming space.
Ryleigh Morton Boone - a WHB Middle School Student
May 21st, 2019 12:00am
Listen to Justin's conversation with Ryleigh, who took a school project and turned it into a fundraising night at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center! Learn more at WHBPAC.org and support Ryleigh next year!
Each year, Shoreham-Wading River High School hosts Lax Out Cancer, a lacrosse fundraising tournament to honor and support local families with children battling cancer. This year's event is on Saturday, May 11th! Learn more by listening to Justin's conversation with Ed Troyano, one of the many event organizers and by visiting LaxOutCancer.com.
Justin talks with Russell Blue - member of Maureen's Haven's Board of Directors
November 21st, 2018 12:00am
Maureen's Haven works year-round to raise awareness for, and provide food, shelter, clothing and services to the East End's homeless population. Justin talked with Russell Blue, a member of their Board of Directors about their upcoming Winter Benefit at Season's of Southampton on Saturday, December 1st starting at 6pm, and how it helps them to raise funds.
The Thomas Cutinella Memorial Foundation is in honor of the incredible life of Thomas Cutinella - a Shoreham-Wading River High School student who died tragically while playing football. Justin talks with his mom, and co-founder of the foundation about Thomas' life and what the foundation does to keep his legacy alive. His story serves as the impetus and the reason behind our Tour for 54.
Kristen Ging is a CHM mom - her two sons having CHM, short for choroideremia, a genetic disease that causes blindness. Kristen and her family work tirelessly to raise money and awareness for the condition. This past summer, they started a viral challenge that you can get involved in called Cooling Off for CHM. Post a video of how you like to cool off over the summer, post it to your favorite social media outlet using the hashtag #coolingoffforchm and challenge three friends! You can also donate directly to the cause using Kristen's GoFundMe page - just go to GoFundMe.com and search for Cooling off For CHM. Listen below to Justin's conversation with Kristen about CHM, her family, the challenge and how you can help!
Promoting social responsibility through athletics!
June 19th, 2018 03:26pm
Justin spoke with Founder of Team Up 4 Community Steve Webb about the organization and the impact its had getting student athletes of all ages on Long Island to work together to give back to their community! Listen below and learn more now at TeamUp4Community.org.
Recorded live at Hurricane Grill & Wings in Manorville
April 10th, 2018 02:59pm
Lax Out Cancer, an annual lacrosse fundraising tournament held at Shoreham-Wading River High School is April 28th. Justin caught up with Kathy Miller and Head Coach Mike Taylor about the event and how it got started. Learn more today at LaxOutCancer.org.
Up next for the 101-7 Project is Christine Gallo, a Behavior Intervention Specialist for AHRC Suffolk who spearheaded the creation of a special Sensory Garden in Shoreham, across the street from Shoreham Wading River High School. Listen to Justin's conversation with her to learn more, and check out their website!
Laraine Gordon and Love Your Life Coastal / Time 4 Teens
February 22nd, 2018 01:29pm
Laraine Gordon, who created Love Your Life Coastal and Time 4 Teens arranged a special relief retreat to Rincon, Puerto Rico to help rebuild a playground and plant a vegetable garden at an orphanage that was damaged by Hurricane Maria. For that, she's our latest 101-7 Project honoree! Learn more by listening to her conversation with Justin, and on her website www.loveyourlifecoastal.com
The new 101-7 Project honoree is Stepping Stone Support and their programs, including Survivor's Helper. Justin spoke with Renee, the founder and President of Stepping Stone Support about all they do to help Long Island families dealing with cancer.
Get more about them at www.steppingstonesupport.org