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Enhancing the Quality of Life

"We contribute to the Chest because we greatly value the quality of life in Port Washington. The Chest helps sustain and enhance the quality of life for a broad range of Port's residents."

Kay and Leo Ullman
Citizen of the Year 2003

 

Charity Begins at Home

"The old saying is true: charity begins at home.  With Community Chest, we know that our contributions are going to work right here in Port Washington, and improve the quality of life for people in our community."

David and Robin Sigman
Port Washington Residents

 

Charity is a Responsibility

"It was an honor to be selected as Community Chest Citizen of the Year.  I have always believed that charity was both a responsibility and a blessing.  The Chest is an organization that supports many non-profits in our community that need our help; it is done not to garner attention, but because helping members of our community is the right thing to do."

Leonard Wurzel
2009 Citizen of the Year, Mayor of Sands Point

 

Community Scholarship Fund

"The generous scholarships that the Community Chest gives to deserving high school students make a huge impact on their lives, enabling them to pursue further education. These high school students are so appreciative and touched by the support of the Community Chest - knowing that they have the support of the Port community is incredibly meaningful and valuable to them."

Linda Reyes Weil
Treasurer - Community Scholarship Fund

 

Kayak Run Winner

"I look forward to the Kayak Run every year! I appreciate the effort the Community Chest puts into sponsoring such a well organized and fun event."

Tracey Bianco

 

Annual Supporters

"As life-long residents of Port Washington and owners of a 105 year old business in the community, we are proud to be annual supporters of the Community Chest. We encourage you to support the Community Chest, as well."

Martha M. Knowles & Susan K. Michaels
Austin F. Knowles, Inc. Funeral Home