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INTERVIEW: Vanessa Petruccelli On The Retreat’s Adopt A Family Holiday Program, Cards Of Inspiration Initiative And More

By Nicole Barylski, hamptons.com

It’s never too early to start spreading holiday cheer, especially this year.

As each holiday season approaches, The Retreat‘s office is typically brimming with piles upon piles of presents to be distributed through the Adopt a Family program. The program will remain a beacon of light for Retreat clients, but the process will look a little different this year.

Instead of going out and purchasing items from a family’s wish list, supporters can visit the Adopt a Family page where they can either make a donation, select a particular gift that their funds will be utilized towards, adopt a family – from one to seven individuals – with their donation allowing The Retreat, the East End’s sole domestic violence agency, to purchase gift cards for the entire family, or mail The Retreat a gift card from their favorite store.

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