Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel Delivers
Two Truck Loads of Donated Items to LI Veterans
Assemblywoman Schimel pitches in to help sort the handmade valentines and donated toiletries
- Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel recently delivered two truckloads
of handmade valentines and donated items to the Long Island State Veterans Home in Stony
Brook and the Northport VA Medical Center.
Public and parochial schools, as well as businesses and private citizens in our community
donated personal care items, outerwear, and electronics for Assemblywoman Schimel's annual
Valentines for Vets program.
"For the fourth year residents have generously opened their hearts and demonstrated their
strong support for our veterans," said Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel, a member of the
Assembly's Veterans Affairs Committee. "I thank all of those who helped to make this
project a success."
The Assemblywoman delivered these items to the veterans on Friday, February 11.
The Support Our Troops Club at Great Neck South High School, led by Michael Passuello
collected personal care items for the veterans.
Assemblywoman Schimel thanks the Girl Scouts from the Port Washington community
for their support of her Valentines for Veterans program.
Assemblywoman Schimel's staffers help her pack her car with the last load of donated
goods. From left; Communications Coordinator Sandy Portnoy, Assemblywoman Michelle
Schimel, and Chief of Staff Emily Frankel.
Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel, Special Projects Coordinator Fran Reid,
Northport VA Medical Center Public Relations Director Joe Sledge, and Elizabeth Cole,
a volunteer from the Assemblywoman's District Office unload boxes of valentines and
personal care items donated by the 16th Assembly District.
Assemblywoman Schimel and Northport VA Director Philip Moschitta join the
children from Harbor Day Care as they sing to the veterans.
Assemblywoman Schimel gives out valentines at the Long island State Veterans
Home in Stony Brook.