MacArthur Teen Recognized For Good Deeds


Sophomore Michael Reed has donated much of his time to Stony Brook Medical Center.

MacArthur High School sophomore Michael Reed is the recipient of the Long Island Teenagers Good Deed Award, sponsored by the National Committee for Furtherance of Jewish Education on Long Island. This award was presented at Congregation Beth Shalom Chabad in Mineola and recognizes Reed’s outstanding example of good deeds, kindness and significant achievements inspiring others.

Reed is currently working with his mother on the redesign of hospital gowns for pediatric patients at Stony Brook University Medical Center, where he recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for his community service efforts.

A former kidney transplant recipient, Reed was invited to speak by the medical center about the importance of organ donation in recognition of National Organ Donor Appreciation Day in October. Continue reading

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