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February, 2016 
IMAGINE an Award for The INN!
The INN Named Imagine Award Finalist
The INN is proud to have been named a 2016 Imagine Award finalist in the Social Impact category. The awards are presented by Cerini & Associates, LLP and were created to highlight the positive work that is being done in the nonprofit sector. In 2013, Rob Kammerer, member of The INN's Board of Directors was the recipient of the Nixon Peabody Award for Leadership. An event announcing the winners will be held on May 3rd at the Crest Hollow Country Club. To purchase tickets, view all the finalists and for more information,  click here  

The Mary Brennan INN Will Temporarily Halt Donations 2/22-3/11
MBI Will only Accept Food Donations from 2/22-3/11
We are currently taking INNventory of all of your generous donations! Starting on Monday, February 22nd, the Mary Brennan INN will only be accepting donations of non-perishable food items.

Clothing, personal care items, housewares and other donations will be accepted again starting on Monday, March 14th. During this brief pause, please consider bringing all non-food donations to the Salvation Army, located at 94 Front Street in Hempstead. Thank you for your patience and continued contributions to The INN!

Click on the flyer below to view the information.

CTC Needs Your Help
CTC Volunteer Gloria Quay and CTC Program Manager Nancy Burke.
Volunteers needed at the Center for Transformative Change
The Center for Transformative Change (CTC), The INN's newest facility, is up and running and serving as a valuable resource for guests of the Mary Brennan INN who need services that extend past their basic necessities. Volunteers are currently needed Tuesdays and Thursdays during the hours of 9:00am-3:00pm. If you are bilingual in Spanish and can help with basic computer training, that is a plus! All volunteers must be at least 16 years old.


For more information, or to submit your application, contact Cynthia Sucich, Director of Communications at 516-486-8506 x115 or csucich@the-inn.org 
 
Valentine's Day Gifts for Women in Need
5,000 Purse Project members
L to R: Marie Korn, Deborah Globus and Barbara Heller donate 400 filled purses for women at The INN
"5,000 Purse Project" Group Donates 400 bags to The INN
A special thanks goes out to the women involved with THE 5,000 PURSE PROJECT, a campaign by women for women led by a group from the the Social Action Committee of Kehillath Shalom Synagogue in Cold Spring Harbor. The group collects gently used handbags, fills them with feminine care items (shampoos, tissues, perfume, body lotion- etc), and donates them to worthy organizations in the local area that assist women in need.
 
The group assembled 400 bags in time for Valentine's Day, which were distributed to female guests at the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen, as well as The INN's family shelters.
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