Suffolk Federal recently hosted its 10th Annual Food Drive to benefit Helping Makes U Happy, a nonprofit organization located in Center Moriches dedicated to providing much-needed assistance to families in need. The organization has held projects including food drives, school supply drives, clothing drives and so much more. Through the generosity of its membership and employees, Suffolk Federal collected nearly 500 pounds of food donations along with an additional $1,500 monetary contribution which will provide holiday meals to families in need.
Supporting local charitable organizations is extremely important here at Suffolk Federal,” said Ralph D. Spencer Jr., President & CEO of Suffolk Federal. “By partnering with Helping Makes U Happy, we are able to reach out to children and families right here in our community that are in need of basic necessities, while making their holidays a little brighter.”
“The Credit Union and its members are so awesome to have helped us collect food for so many families this holiday season,” said Keith Caputo, Founder of Helping Makes U Happy. “This is an amazing amount of food and will make so many people happy.”
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Pictured left to right: Tara Alberti, Suffolk Federal’s Senior Marketing Associate; Helping Makes U Happy Founder Keith Caputo and Suffolk Federal’s Executive Vice President & CFO, Sarah McCandless
About Helping Makes U Happy
Helping Makes U Happy is a nonprofit public charity founded by a young man with Down’s Syndrome named Keith Caputo. He was fortunate to have had the experience of being mentored by a special man who was committed to helping others, and this is Keith’s way of paying it forward. Their mission aims to demonstrate how every human is capable of making a difference through volunteering; and inspire others to make a difference in the community with the belief that doing good not only helps the lives of the less fortunate, but their own lives as well. For more information, visit www.helpingmakesuhappy.org