Giving families a helping hand in times of crisis

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — When children fall ill, families often face more than just medical worries. They can be hit with steep medical costs. Covering rent and food can also become a struggle if parents are forced to take time off work. That’s where the Emergency Children’s Help Organization (ECHO) steps in. The not-for-profit helps…

Hear, hear! E.C.H.O. and the fete fantastic

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — If you were among the revelers who flocked to the Eagle Oaks Country Club on Sept. 23 to “Treasure the Moment” for E.C.H.O. (Emergency Children’s Help Organization), you truly were one of the fortunate. Unable to attend and perhaps unfamiliar with the organization? Kindly allow us a few moments to fill…

Hey Friend, Say it Again: ECHOs Tops!

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — It’s quite clear that members of ECHO, the Emergency Children’s Health Organization, really know how to throw a party — and even better, raise mega-funds for the newly established charity dedicated to assisting children with special needs and their families.