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Binky Patrol, smithtown, New York

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Address: 117 North Country Road
smithtown, New York  97005  
United States
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
EIN: 33-0723960
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Mission Statement


Binky Patrol is devoted to reaching out to needy children, including HIV-positive, drug-addicted, neglected, abused, or children experiencing trauma in any way. Binky Patrol volunteers bring a caring, loving touch by creating and delivering handmade blankets, "binkies", to enrich the children's lives and to meet their most basic needs of warmth, security and comfort. Binky Patrol's unique way of touching a child's life includes many mediums. To reach them, "binkies" are distributed through hospitals, shelters, and social service agencies. "Binkies" are to be given as gifts and are not recycled in the agencies.

Description


Binky Patrol started in 1996 in Laguna Beach, CA, when founder Susan Finch had recieved a fabrioc donation for a local battered womans shelter. From Binky Patrol's initial 5 volunteers, Binky Patrol has grow to over 194 chapters, and 20,000 volunteers and growing.

Binky Patrol started in 1996 in Laguna Beach, CA, when founder Susan Finch had recieved a fabrioc donation for a local battered womans shelter. From Binky Patrol's initial 5 volunteers, Binky Patrol has grow to over 194 chapters, and 20,000 volunteers and growing.

Mission Statement: Binky Patrol is devoted to reaching out to needy children, including HIV-positive, drug-addicted, neglected, abused, or children experiencing trauma in any way. Binky Patrol volunteers bring a caring, loving touch by creating and delivering handmade blankets, "binkies", to enrich the children's lives and to meet their most basic needs of warmth, security and comfort. Binky Patrol's unique way of touching a child's life includes many mediums. To reach them, "binkies" are distributed through hospitals, shelters, and social service agencies. "Binkies" are to be given as gifts and are not recycled in the agencies.

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Program Type:


Youth Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


No