Carl’s House Receives $3,400 Donation From Community Partner Rashid Bhuiyan & Bhuiyan Properties:

Event Held at Funstation Featured Free Entertainment for Children and Drug Awareness Seminar for Adults

We hope that by continuing to partner with organizations such as Bhuiyan Properties that we as a community can help educate our children and protect future generations from struggles with addiction.”
— Marco DiDonna

STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK, USA, January 19, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Rashid Bhuiyan & Bhuiyan Properties hosted an event at Fun Station on Staten Island to raise awareness about the drug epidemic the borough is facing. More than 400 people attended the event which featured entertainment for children, as well as a drug awareness seminar for adults moderated by volunteers from, Carl’s House, Staten Island's first and only free community drug resource center.

“We were pleased that so many people came out to support the event,” said Rashid Bhuiyan, Team Leader of Bhuiyan Properties. “Ultimately, through sponsorships we were able to raise over $3,000 which we are donating to Carl’s House so that they can continue raising awareness and helping those affected by substance abuse.”

The money generated from the event will be used to fund a series of seminars that Carl’s House will roll out at schools across the island.

“Drugs are a community issue,” said Marco DiDonna of Carl’s House. “We hope that by continuing to partner with organizations such as Bhuiyan Properties that we as a community can help educate our children and protect future generations from struggles with addiction.”

Carl’s House has already hosted sessions at Our Lady Star of the Sea, Tottenville High School, and St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School among others. The slate of future school visits is currently being built out for 2017.

For more information about Carl’s House, or to request more information about hosting a seminar please visit www.binifund.org or dial (718) 412-1851 For more information about Bhuiyan Properties please visit www.bhuiyanproperties.com or dial (718) 370-3200.

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