Sisters of St. Joseph Receive Long Island Community Foundation Nonprofit Impact Award

On November 16, 2018, the Sisters of St. Joseph were honored at the AFPLI Philanthropy Day.  Our congregation received the Long Island Community Foundation Nonprofit Impact Award for our environmental initiatives on Long Island.  David Okorn, CEO of the LI Community Foundation introduced  Sister Helen Kearney who accepted the award in the name of the congregation. Sister Helen gave a brief overview of the congregation’s history and our recent efforts in solar power, waste management, organic farming, local community ability to purchase organic vegetables, and providing  environmental education and experiences for children.

 

 

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