Latest from Project Morry
Update on Summer 2020
Posted Date: May 14, 2020 | Posted In: Latest News
In the past two months, our world has changed. What has not changed is the Project Morry mission: our purpose, our reason, our why. In the past two months, we have created and modeled a variety of camp scenarios for Summer 2020...Read More
Project Morry Matching Gift Challenge
Posted Date: May 13, 2020 | Posted In: Latest News
Join the Project Morry Community for a Matching Gift Challenge! Beginning on #GivingTuesdayNow, May 5th through the end of May 2020 all new or increased donations to Project Morry will be MATCHED dollar-for-dollar up to $25,000.Read More
Posted Date: April 28, 2020 | Posted In: Latest News, Upcoming Events
Join the Project Morry community on May 5th, 2020 for #GivingTuesdayNow. Beginning on Giving Tuesday May 5th through the end of May 2020 all new or increased donations to Project Morry will be MATCHED dollar-for-dollar up to $25,000…Read More
Project Morry’s Spring into Summer 2020!
Posted Date: March 20, 2020 | Posted In: Latest News, Upcoming Events
Project Morry’s Spring Into Summer Is Going Virtual! Although we will not be hosting an in-person Spring into Summer event this year, we WILL still be celebrating our remarkable honoree Patrick D’Souza and the critical work Project Morry does. Help us raise $20,000 by April 22nd!Read More
Be a Part of the Dream!
Posted Date: October 07, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News
Be a Part of the Dream! Renew your support by December 31st and empower 400 youth each year in changing their lives, achieving their dreams, and transforming the future!Read More
2019 Annual Benefit Raises $1 Million!
Posted Date: May 27, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News, Upcoming Events
On Wednesday, November 6, 2019 we celebrated the 2019 Annual Benefit for Project Morry at beautiful Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River. The benefit raised $1 million directly in support of Project Morry's year round programming, which closes the opportunity gap through a combination of academic enrichment and support, leadership development, exceptional summer camp experiences, and one-on-one mentoring.Read More
Camp is Here!
Posted Date: July 10, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News
The 24th summer of Morry's Camp started on June 28th with 65 new fourth and fifth graders experiencing their first summer of sleepaway camp and Project Morry. Over the summer 350 campers will attend Morry’s Camp, Project Morry’s residential summer learning program in rural Glen Spey, NY.Read More
Announcing the 2019 Morry Award Honorees
Posted Date: July 09, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News
Project Morry is excited to announce David and Shelley Tager as the 2019 Morry Award recipients. The Tagers are past Project Morry Board Members and founders as well as Directors/Owners Emeritus of Camp IHC. David served as Project Morry Board President from 1998-2000, while Shelley was one of the founding members of Camps That Give, a fundraising partnership with private camps. The Tagers also introduced Project Morry to the United North Amityville Youth Organization (UNAYO) which has been a community partner for over 20 years. Please join us at Project Morry's Annual Benefit on November 6, 2019 to honor the Tagers' lasting commitment and impact on the organization and the children we serve.Read More
Project Morry Opens New Office in Port Chester, NY
Posted Date: July 08, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News
We've moved! Camp is open and now our new office in Port Chester is too! Our new address is 1 Gateway Plaza Suite 1D Port Chester NY at the corner of South Main Street and Purdy Avenue. We are excited to be in a beautiful new space in downtown Port Chester...Read More
Project Morry Joins Youth INC. Network
Posted Date: June 17, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News
Project Morry is proud to share our acceptance into the 2019 Youth INC. Metrics program. As part of the 2 year long Metrics program, we join a cohort of 8 other exceptional youth centered non-profits all working to assess and improve programs using research based metrics and evaluation tools. We are excited to dig into the hard work of continuous improvement and maximizing impact for the youth and families we serve...Read More
Posted Date: May 17, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News
Camp Creates! Summer camp creates opportunities for youth to grow, to learn, and to take risks. Camp creates confidence, leadership skills, independence, and most of all joy! Anyone who has attended camp or sent their kids knows how transformative the experience is. Help us create a summer of joy, friendship, and growth for 350 youth.Read More
2019 College Acceptances!
Posted Date: April 01, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News, Project Morry Kids
23 colleges and counting! Project Morry high school seniors are busy weighing their options as they receive acceptances to colleges and universities. Our students are celebrating positive news from almost two dozen schools with more to come. Read more...Read More
2019 Spring into Summer
Posted Date: February 25, 2019 | Posted In: Latest News, Upcoming Events
Join us for Project Morry’s 2019 Spring into Summer on May 1, 2019! Connect with friends old and new to learn more about Project Morry’s mission, network, and raise funds for a great cause while enjoying cocktails, great food, and bowling! This year we are thrilled to honor Matt Jackowitz with the inaugural Lead award in celebration of his steadfast commitment to diversity, inclusion and education supports embodies the Project Morry mission.Read More
Give Opportunity Change Lives!
Posted Date: November 12, 2018 | Posted In: Latest News, Media Room
Give a child an opportunity and they will change the world! This year, together, we transformed the lives of 400 youth. 98% of Project Morry seniors graduated from high school on time. 88% enrolled in college. 95% of our middle school and high school youth advanced to the next grade on time. And 50 kids got to experience a life changing summer at sleepaway camp for the first time. But our work together is not done...Read More
Congratulations 2018 Graduates!
Posted Date: May 25, 2018 | Posted In: Latest News, Media Room, Project Morry Kids
Congratulations 2018 Graduates! Project Morry celebrated our 2018 Commencement on May 12th with almost 90 students and family members. We are incredibly proud of our 37 graduates from Amityville, Bridgeport, Bronx, Elmsford, Manhattan, and Port Chester who achieved a 100% graduation rate!Read More
Project Morry’s 2018 Fall Benefit
Posted Date: May 04, 2018 | Posted In: Latest News, Upcoming Events
Save the Date for the 2018 Annual Benefit! On Wednesday November 7, 2018, celebrate the 2018 Annual Benefit for Project Morry at beautiful Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River. Enjoy cocktails and great food with old friends and new. We will recognize Laurence Glickman, former Board President and founding Board Member, with the Morry Award, Project Morry's highest honor. All event proceeds will directly support Project Morry's year round programming.Read More
Project Morry Alumni Named Fulbright Scholar
Posted Date: April 19, 2018 | Posted In: Latest News, Project Morry Kids
The success of our students continues beyond their college graduation. We are thrilled to report that Tyrone Fleurizard, Project Morry alumnus from Bridgeport (2007-2014) and current senior at Wingate University, has been selected as a 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar! Tyrone will study the intersection of race, ethnicity, and education in Malaysia...Read More
Dawn Ewing Named to CEO Learning Lab
Posted Date: December 07, 2017 | Posted In: Latest News
In November 2017, Dawn Ewing, Executive Director of Project Morry, joined the inaugural class of Westchester Community Foundation's CEO Learning Lab.Read More
Project Morry Named 21st Century Learning Exemplar
Posted Date: November 07, 2017 | Posted In: Latest News
Project Morry named a 21st Century Learning Exemplar, a national recognition of educational excellence, by Partnership for 21st Century Skills. This is the first year that The P21 Exemplar Program designated out-of-school-time entities as P21 Exemplars. In order to earn this designation, Project Morry demonstrated not just a commitment to developing the 4Cs and other 21st Century Skills, but also an expertise in the elements of: Student Agency, Distributed Leadership, a Climate of Achievement, Engaged Community, and the use of Evidence and Research.Read More
Michael Gordon Young Leaders Award Honoree!
Posted Date: October 28, 2017 | Posted In: Latest NewsRead More