Butterfly Effect Project
Physicians’ foundation donates feminine hygiene products to Butterfly Effect Project during Period Poverty Awareness Week
The Butterfly Effect Project received a donation of 50 knapsacks filled with maxi pads yesterday to mark Period Poverty Awareness week, which draws attention to families unable to afford feminine hygiene products.
Butterfly Effect Project's new community garden, located at the Family Community Life Center, held a ribbon cutting Friday morning.
More than two dozen children, family members and BEP volunteers participated, along with Riverhead Town Supervisor Yvette Aguiar, Police Chief David Hegermiller and several Riverhead police officers.
A drive-thru food pantry will distribute food to residents in need this afternoon at First Baptist Church of Riverhead. The pantry will open at 1:30 p.m. and will be open as long as supplies last. The pantry has two pallets of food to distribute.
Aquebogue Elementary School
25 girls from Aquebogue Elementary School were selected to participate in the Butterfly Effect Project, which aims to empower girls through enrichment activities and friendship.
The Butterfly Effect Project will host a job readiness workshop for teens Thursday, April 4.
The Butterfly Effect Project seeks local business owners who need summer employment for a job partnership. A meeting will take place Tuesday, March 19 for those interested in participating.
A local group whose aim is to "empower, enlighten and enhance every girl's future; encouraging one girl at a time by eliminating one obstacle at a time" is running a toy drive seeking donations to help hundreds of disadvantaged children enjoy a happier holiday.