Heroes on Our Island

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Standup comedian Chris Fox uses his disability to raise awareness

Organization has opened 5 shelters on Long Island since its inception in 1978

After school club pairs teens with special need students to help them integrate into their social settings

Terry Kroll of Lindenhurst pushes for stricter anti-drug laws following son’s death from heroin addiction

Volunteers collect donated clothes, food and toiletries to hand out to community’s poor

Students are steered away from substance abuse by playing instruments, singing and poetry reading

Josephine Detz hosts annual baby shower at Franklin Square home, distributing donated clothes and accessories

Organization has given the needy nearly 30K pairs of gently used boots, sandals and sneakers since 2010

Professional designers volunteer to furnish Lindenhurst home after storm’s devastation

Members earn badges by participating in community service projects

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