Suffolk Federal and its Members Contribute Nearly $3,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island

BBBSLI Team photoThrough the generosity of its members and staff, Suffolk Federal proudly raised nearly $3,000 in contributions for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island in Islandia. Contributions benefited the organizations’ Holidays for Kids’ Sake program, which provided holiday gifts, meals and other necessities to more than 100 families and nearly 300 children.

“As a member of the President’s Council at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, I was overwhelmed by the need of the underprivileged families in our community,” said Keith Miller, Chief Lending Officer at Suffolk Federal. “Here at Suffolk Federal, we take pride in giving back, especially to programs like these. We are thankful to our membership and our staff for joining together to make a positive difference. We’re proud to be part of such an important effort.”

“We’re truly thankful for contributions made to our organization,” said Mark Cox, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island. “It’s a magical experience to watch children receive gifts that their families may not have been able to provide, and meals to families that are truly struggling to make ends meet. Knowing that we are changing lives makes all of our efforts absolutely rewarding.”

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island

Incorporated in 1977, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and shine. BBBSLI makes meaningful, professionally supported matches between adult volunteers and children. BBBSLI believes every child should have the opportunity to reach his or her full potential, both as individuals and citizens. For more information, visit

Pictured: (front row l-r) Deanna Topeano, Nancy Travers, Amy Sledz-Sarin; Keith Miller, Chief Lending Officer, Suffolk Federal and President’s Council Member BBBSLI; and Mark Cox, CEO, BBBSLI. (Middle row l-r) Jessica Kruger, Amanda Jackman, Kelly McGowan, Ashley Hinds, Gabriella Ramirez, Laura Zaugg, Alana Falco, Jaqueline Volpicella, Josephine Todisco and Meredith McCaslin (back row) Chuck Lott, Jr.

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