Community Outreach

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We are so grateful to all who helped our neighbors in need!

Imagine you couldn’t provide Thanksgiving or Christmas for your family. Sadly, this was true for many local families this past holiday season. Fortunately, Moriches Community Center and generous community businesses and folks like you changed that!

The 2018 Holiday Outreach season was such a success! Thanks to the enthusiastic help of students at Center Moriches Schools, and the financial generosity of local businesses, foundations, and community members who donated or adopted a child or family, MCC was able to provide food, toys, clothing, or other items during the holidays to 172 children and adults in need! Special thanks go to our wonderful Santa’s Workshop shoppers and wrappers, and to those who adopted a child or family. Every gift of time, talent or money contributed to the success of last year’s “Santa’s Workshop” holiday community outreach program, and the struggling recipients were so thankful for your kindness and caring.

Here are ways you can “Help someone today” and show you care this year:

  • Make a secure Paypal donation at our website:
  • Donate nonperishable foods to Clayton Huey Elementary  and CMMS students’ Thanksgiving food drives by Thurs. Nov. 16th
  • Mail a check or prepaid gift card to Moriches Community Center, PO Box 22, Center Moriches, NY 11934 to help our shoppers purchase wish list items for the families
  • Adopt a child or family (email us to learn how at )
  • Help Moriches Community Center shop for gifts or wrap gifts for families on Dec. 16 at 8am.
  • Donate a toy or other useful new item for distribution to the families

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Thank you for your kindness as you help us make the holidays a bit brighter for our neighbors in need! For more information, please contact us at