Jeffrey Reynolds, FCA president and CEO; Senator Anna Kaplan, Michael Dowling, Northwell Health CEO; Michael Lessing, Lessing’s Hospitality President and COO; Drew Crowley, chair of FCA Board of Trustees. (Photo: FCA)

FCA holds Fall Harvest Celebration fundraiser

Elected officials joined business and community leaders at the Family & Children’s Association’s 2021 Fall Harvest Celebration at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on Thursday, Nov. 18.

The annual event, which helps raise funds for FCA’s mission, recognized Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling for his philanthropy and championing spirit as an inspiring healthcare leader during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FCA also recognized catering executive Michael Lessing and State Senator Anna Kaplan with Humanitarian Awards. 

“Gratitude has always been a central theme for FCA’s Fall Harvest Celebration, and we were thrilled last night to thank dedicated community leaders like Michael Dowling, Anna Kaplan and Michael Lessing,” Jeffrey Reynolds, FCA president and CEO, said in a writtens statement. “The community once again rallied around FCA’s mission. As the needs in our community continue to increase, these funds will help us sustain programs that enhance the lives of children, young adults, seniors and families.” 

All proceeds from the Fall Harvest Celebration will go to help enhance FCA’s programs and services for Long Island’s most vulnerable children, families, seniors and communities.

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