FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Justin Jaycon Justin.Jaycon@chsli.org (631) 376-4104 January 26, 2023 The Long Island Elite Announces Rich Tavarez as its 2022 Member of…
Who is Long Island Elite?
Long Island Elite (LIE) is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to fostering the development of Long Island’s business and philanthropic communities.
Since 2002, we have focused on cultivating the growth and leadership capabilities of Long Island business professionals, while raising awareness and funds for local charities. We strive to make a difference in our own backyard by bettering the community around us.
Our core goal is to bring Long Island’s young business professionals together to support each other’s careers through a variety of networking, business, and community functions.
Together, we take a leadership role in helping local nonprofits raise money and gain more recognition. As a philanthropic liaison, Long Island Elite provides forums such as special events, outreach programs, and symposiums to help our partner organizations grow and thrive.
Giving Back to the Community
Since founding Long Island Elite in 2002, we have raised and donated financial support in the six-figure range to many Long Island charities. Some of the wonderful organizations we’ve supported include:
2022 Charity Partner of the Year: United Cerebral Palsy of Long Island
The Long Island Elite is proud to announce United Cerebral Palsy (“UCP”) of Long Island as its charity partner for 2022. For more than 70 years, UCP of Long Island has positively affected the lives of people with disabilities through the outstanding quality of programs and services it offers and the compassion it conveys to those it serves. UCP of Long Island is committed to advancing the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities. Its mission is to provide life skills training, education, advocacy, meaningful employment and a place to call home for Long Islanders with a wide range of disabilities. The organization proudly upholds the values of excellence, integrity, dignity, empowerment, responsibility, accountability, vision and innovation. Please visit the UCP of Long Island website to learn more about the important and significant work they are doing.