Serving Our Homeless Veterans With Dignity

General Needs focuses on helping the 5000+ homeless Long Island Veterans and their families by providing basic necessities through your charitable donations and support.

Our mission focuses on providing basic necessities that are missing in the everyday lives of our homeless veterans.

Donate

Join our mission. Financial support and donated goods help us make a difference in veterans’ lives.

Volunteer

Learn how you can get involved in General Needs fundraisers and charity events.

Veteran Stories

Hear the stories from the homeless veterans your donations support.

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Click here for information about the General Needs nonprofit and our partner agencies.

Upcoming Events

Click on an event title for more details and to register as a volunteer!

Past Events

See how your donations support veterans!

Nassau County Fair and Exotic Cars

Lido Beach – Proceeds benefit General Needs
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Christmas for our Veterans

Over 150 New Coats and wrapped gifts distributed to our Veterans
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2016 Holiday “You Matter” Blanket Project

Wrapping Warmth Around Our Veterans in Need The Volunteers of General Needs wrapped Holiday gifts Sunday December 11, 2016   What happens when grade and middle school children fundraise to buy yarn? Then donate that yarn to senior Knitting and Crochet Guilds...
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Boots Across Long Island Concert

Amazing night for the Homeless Veterans Charity at the Paramount in Huntington
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Townwide Fund Of Huntington Honors Lonnie Sherman

From The TownWide Fund of Huntington, Inc: "Lonnie Sherman, founder of General Needs Ltd. is our Community Honoree this year! Since 2008 Lonnie has been tirelessly advocating for our American Veterans, helping provide thousands of basic necessities like socks,...
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Volunteer Spotlight – Therese Mora

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General Needs Monthly Calendar

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GN Advisory Board MeetingGN Advisory Board Meeting

Monday, Feb 13, 2017
6:30pm - 7:30pmGeneral Needs Advisory board meetings are fully open...read more
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GN Advisory Board Meeting

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Prep, Pack, & PickupPrep, Pack, & Pickup

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017
9:30am - 11:00amHelp the General Needs team package and prepare a round...read more
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Prep, Pack, & Pickup

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