Our Partners

Special thanks to the following partner organizations, donors, and volunteers:

  • Kingsborough Community College
  • Bayview Beverage

Rachel's Joy Maternity Home is our sister organization located in Flatbush, Brooklyn, providing shelter to homeless and abused young women and mothers. Rachel's Joy is also the home of the Mother and Baby Wellness Center and programs including GED training, language instruction, and computer classes to help our clients find work and achieve success. The Maternity Home is run by its founder Rev. Susan Mirti-Fusco. They recently opened Mother & Baby Wellness Center in the Bronx.

The NYC Coalition Against Hunger organizes over 1,200 non-profit soup kitchens and food pantries across all 5 boroughs. They offer resources for starting and maintaining emergency food programs, help to organize neighborhood networks to combat poverty and hunger, and conduct political advocacy to address the root causes of hunger in NYC and worldwide. NYCCAH's web site provides Hunger Maps to locate food providers in any neighborhood, news and information on hunger issues, and tools to link volunteers with the agencies that need them.

The Mark Twain I.S. 239 for the Gifted & Talented
2401 Neptune Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Ph 718-266-0814 Fax 718-266-1693

City Harvest provides the Lighthouse Mission and other food providers in NYC with fresh bread, fruits, vegetables, and other food rescued from all segments of the food industry. This year City Harvest will collect and distribute over 20 million pounds of food

The Food Bank for New York City is the primary source of food for the Lighthouse Mission and most other emergency food programs in the city. They coordinate emergency food from federal, state, and city funding and operate a variety of programs to fight hunger.

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Reaching Out For Service distributes clothes to the poor and needy. This organization have been partnering with us since 2006.
Eugene Bernhardt, tel. 718-627-6972
President of Reaching Out For Service


 The TD Charitable Foundation provides financial support through its grant application process to organizations providing service in three areas of focus outlined in our mission statement. These areas are Economic Empowerment, Youth Development and Community Support. The Coney Island Lighthouse Mission received $1000 grant October 1, 2008.

On photo Rev. Fusco and Ms. Denise Robbins, Program Director, accepting check from TD Bank Branch Manager Mr. Alec Teytel.

The Human Resources Administration is dedicated to fighting poverty and income inequality with essential programs that help families and individuals with economic and social service needs.

HRA programs can help New Yorkers with a variety of serious needs, such as food or cash assistance to help make ends meet, one-time emergency assistance to avoid eviction, services for the disabled or those living with HIV and AIDS, temporary shelter to escape domestic violence and much more.

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.

nycares

New York Cares is now the city's largest volunteer management organization, running volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits, city agencies, and public schools. Today's volunteers share our founders' vision that we all have a role to play in making our city a better place.

New York Cares meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.