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May 28, 2023

Southold distributes $450,000 of its COVID relief funds to fire departments, nonprofits

NEWSDAY By Tara Updated May 25, 2023 8:47 pm Southold will use a portion of funds the town received under the American Rescue Plan Act to provide $450,000 in relief to fire departments and nonprofit organizations that combat hunger and address the shortage of housing in the area. The six member town board voted unanimously Tuesday to distribute $50,000 […]

May 19, 2023

Period Poverty Week at CAST

CAST is accepting feminine hygiene products in honor of Period Poverty Awareness Week May 22-28, 2023 The Alliance for Period Supplies created Period Poverty Awareness Week to draw attention to the issue of period poverty and the negative impact it has on people who menstruate. We encourage everyone to join the movement and become advocates […]

Papa’s Organic Plants Donation

SALE EXTENDED! GET GROWIN’ & GIVE BACK! On Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21 Papa’s Organic Plants will donate 20 percent of their proceeds to CAST! CAST’s long-time friends and supporters Walter and Linell Gaipa owners of Papa’s Organic Plants have extended their summer benefit for CAST through Sunday! For every dollar spent on Saturday, May […]

May 5, 2023

Help Build On What Matters

Dear Friends, As we approach our second anniversary in our new home on November 1, 2023, we are excited to share with you our plans for Build On What Matters - Capital Campaign Phase ll. In September 2022, CAST fulfilled its Build What Matters - Capital Campaign Phase I to purchase the former Southold Methodist [...]
April 19, 2023

Mighty North Fork Triathlon

Mighty North Fork Triathlon benefits CAST. While this is a great event for everyone, it is a particularly great race for first-time triathletes. It is a beautiful, most welcoming course with a calm bay swim, then a mostly flat, scenic bike course and an equally scenic run. Held in the heart of Long Island’s wine […]

April 18, 2023

Thank you to our Volunteers

Our staff cannot accomplish what we do without our inspiring, awesome, fun, and dedicated volunteers. We love them, and moreover, our clients love them. They are the friendly faces helping distribute nutritious food to our over 1,000 client families. They maintain the Sharing Room to make sure it’s cheerful, well-stocked, and accessible with gently used [...]
April 12, 2023

Match Challenge We are in the midst of our Neighbors Helping Neighbors Match Challenge and need your help! Food distribution and our spring break Feed-A-Kid program are in high gear - with twice as many children enrolled as last spring. We hope you can help us feed over a thousand families in our community who are [...]
April 6, 2023

Young Chefs Graduate CAST Culinary program

Aspiring Young Chefs Graduate North Fork Culinary Program Each of the students involved in the CAST program earned a food handler's license, the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District says. Mattituck High School students recently graduated a program designed to prepare them for a future on the renowned North Fork culinary canvas. Recently, the 2023 North Fork Culinary [...]
April 1, 2023

New CAST ‘Imagination’ Playground Honors Memory Of Loyal Supporter

“We are so excited that all these little learners will now have a safe and interactive space to climb, slide and play.” Lisa Finn, Patch Staff Posted Fri, Mar 31, 2023 at 7:15 pm ET SOUTHOLD, NY — Elinor May dedicated her life to giving back to the community — and on Sunday, a playground […]

March 5, 2023

Long Island Leaders and Elected Officials Address New York’s Housing Crisis Following Governor Hochul’s Patchogue Visit to Highlight New York Housing Compact

Governor Kathy Hochul today toured Patchogue in Suffolk County, Long Island with local leaders and elected officials to highlight key components of the New York Housing Compact — the Governor’s comprehensive strategy announced in the Fiscal Year 2024 Executive Budget to address New York’s housing crisis and build 800,000 new homes in the next decade. […]