Graybeards & The RIBS Food Drive: Twice a year we team up with The Rockaway Irish Boys aka "The RIBS" and collect food items from our community and distribute them to local food banks and community kitchens., we have teamed up with the students at St. Francis deSales and gather food for our local food pantries and community kitchens.
Graybeard's Dinner Dance: A special dinner honoring those who volunteer in our community. Being volunteers ourselves, we know the importance and the impact these individuals and groups have on their fellow man.
Spring Spruce Up: Construction costs and expertise are donated to a project in our community. Whether its an empty lot, friends kitchen, neighbors porch, community centers renovation the Graybeards show up and get it done.
Friend in Need: This event has become a special fund-raiser helping some of our friends get through some of the toughest times. Medical payments, financial support, tuition assistance and spiritual guidance are offer to our "Friends in Need". Click here to Donate
Soldier's Family Disney Vacation: Help us send a US Soldier & their family on a vacation they will remember forever! With the funds raised from this Raffle Event, we are able to provide a US Soldier's family with an all expenses paid vacation to a timeshare property near Disney World in Orlando, FL! Since 2006, 77 families have been sent to Disney as a result of our raffle. This summer we are sending our 36th Family to Disney!
Blood Drive: Held at the St. Francis deSales gym, the Graybeards collect over 200 pints of much needed blood for the New York Blood Bank. The date for this year is Sunday October 6th 2019 from 730 am to 130 pm
Family Fun Run: Awards are presented to top finishers and also the participants receive gift certificates that are donated by some of our local restaurants and Foot Locker as well as a 50/50 raffle that benefits a local family in need.
Thanksgiving Turkey Drop: The Graybeards get together and distribute over 50 turkeys and trimmings to St. Mary by the Sea parishioners, St. John's and others before the holiday weekend. We always meet the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.
Harlem Magic Masters Show: The talented men and women of the famed Harlem Magic Masters entertain our friends, families and invited guests for an entertaining show of basketball skill and humorous fun for all ages.
SFDS Christmas Tournament: Each year we volunteer to work the game clock, game book and kitchen during the tournament schedule. Various hours open.