May 18, 2013
On Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 3:00pm-9:00pm at Williston Post American Legion a fundraiser will be held for Lt. Steve Reisman. Steve, a husband and father of 2, was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer in 2011. He is undergoing treatment but the financial hardships are a terrible burden on his family.
A donation of $50.00 at the door includes food, drink, raffles, and prizes. Monetary donations can be sent through the bag to: Division 6 (Friends of Steve). Make checks payable to Engine 71.
Williston Post American Legion
730 Willis Avenue
Williston Park, NY 11596
May 7, 2013 – May 8, 2013
Retired NYPD cop and 9/11 recovery worker Deputy Chief Steven Bonano needs a bone marrow transplant to fight his site-related cancer.
There will be a bone-marrow registry drive for him in downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 and Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 8:00am to 6:00pm.
Bonano served as commander of the elite NYPD Emergency Service Unit, responded to the terrorist attacks and worked during the recovery effort.
The bone-marrow registration drive will be held at 345 Jay Street in Brooklyn.
February 28, 2013
A benefit for NYPD Detective Joe Pidoto will take place on Thursday, February 28, 2013, from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh.
Joe is suffering from life-threatening gastrointestinal cancer. He is a 45-year-old active detective with the Queens Robbery Squad. He has a loving family. Please help them defray some of the costs of Joe’s illness, surgeries, treatments and care.
Tickets are $60.00 and include open bar, buffet and entertainment.
For tickets or information, please contact Chris at Christopher.email@example.com or 917-841-3894 or Tom at Thomas.Castle@nypd.org or 516-322-1310.
Mulcahy’s Pub & Music Hall
3232 Railroad Avenue (next to the LIRR station)
Wantagh, NY 11793
January 27, 2013
The NYPD Emerald Society Pipes & Drums will host the Piper Down Relief Party to help their members affected by Hurricane Sandy on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at Jackie Reilly’s in Bethpage.
A $50.00 donation at the door will include live music from the NYPD Pipes & Drums, the Billy Keenan Prime Time Show Band and Boston’s Devri Band. There will also be an open bar and food.
If you cannot attend, you may make a donation online or by sending a check to (please make checks payable to “Piper Down Relief Fund”)
Piper Down Relief Fund
NYPD Pipes & Drums
332 Bleecker Street
PMB # D47
New York, NY10014
For further information, please call 516-673-7600.
3964 Hempstead Turnpike
Bethpage, NY, 11714
October 2, 2012
Police Officer Owen Ortiz has stage 4 cancer. It began in his cheek last year, and it has now spread to his head, neck and throat. Officer Ortiz has a wife and a 4-year-old daughter. Officer Ortiz’ cancer required daily radiation treatments. After several weeks, his NYPD benefits for cancer treatment expired. Ortiz has incurred many out-of-pocket expenses.
His fellow officers of the 49th Precinct will host a fundraiser for him on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at the Pine Bar & Grill in the Bronx.
A $20.00 admission fee will get food and music. There will be raffles — prizes include items from New York sports teams. The grand raffle prize is a private concert by Katy Perry.
Tickets are available at the door or by calling Police Officer Vic DiPierro at 718-918-2025, or Sergeant Ryan Hughes or Police Officer Eric Rivera at 718-319-8435.
Please click here to make a donation or to leave a message for Officer Ortiz and his family.
Pine Bar & Grill
1634 Eastchester Road
September 22, 2012
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 3:00pm-7:00pm at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh a benefit will be held for Patrick Gajovczyk.
Patrick is the son of FDNY Firefighter Martin Gajovczyk (L-126) and his wife Magda. He is 4 years old and has been diagnosed with a Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (SPNET) a rare type of brain cancer.
Tickets: $50.00 includes food and beverages. There will also be a live band, 50/50 raffle and Chinese auctions. If you can’t make it to Mulcahy’s, please support this family by making a donation.
Donations can be made out to Engine 303/Ladder 126 commissary c/o Princeton St. for Patrick. Mail donations to P.O. Box 510 Coram, NY 11727. Donations can also be made online at www.princetonst4patrick.com. For more information, please call 347-444-8229.
3232 Railroad Avenue
Wantagh, NY 11793