Melissa Firmes, LMSW (left), President/Founder. KiDS NEED MoRE, announces the donation from Gershow Recycling during the organization’s Holiday Cheer Elf Ride in Amityville on December 17. Also pictured with the elves from the Sleigh All The Way team, which was supported by Gershow, are Jonathan Abrams of Gershow (second from right) and John Ray (right), Treasurer, KiDS NEED MoRE.
Gershow Recycling was a major sponsor of the KiDS NEED MoRE HoLiDAY CHEER BUS Elf Ride, which took place at the group’s headquarters in Amityville December 17. The company generously contributed $2,500 as a key supporter of this festive event.
Jonathan Abrams of Gershow Recycling addressed the crowd during the press conference. “These children have been through a lot in their lives and, today, we want to make this day a very special day for them,” he said. “I wish to commend everyone at KiDS NEED MoRE for the work that they do. This is an organization that truly performs miracles.”
KiDS NEED MoRE is renowned for its various programs aimed at enriching the lives of children and families facing life-threatening illnesses and traumatic interruptions of the normal childhood experience. Each year, since its inception in 2015, the HoLiDAY CHEER BUS Elf Ride has enlisted 1,000 volunteer elves who joyfully deliver gifts to 1,500 children in need across Long Island.
For more information, call (855) GERSHOW or visit www.gershow.com.
About Gershow Recycling:
Started in 1964 by Sam Gershowitz, Gershow Recycling began as a two man operation with a tractor and trailer, a boom truck and the first portable car flattener. Now with the second generation carrying on the legacy, Gershow generates over 750 jobs, contributing millions of dollars to the local economy, while helping to preserve Long Island’s environment. Gershow Recycling takes aluminum, brass, copper, steel, cast iron, appliances, cars and vehicles. In keeping with its philosophy of “Conserving the Future by Recycling the Past,” Gershow Recycling purchases scrap metal that would have otherwise wound up in local landfills, and turns them into high-quality scrap products for recycling. The company produces both ferrous and non-ferrous products.