A Tradition of Good Works

by Leslie Feldman, Retreat Volunteer Having recently retired from a career in the hospitality business, I hoped I would finally have the time to be able to give back to my community and to help those who have been less fortunate than myself. Lucky enough to be raised in a household of privilege, my Mother […]

Precious Cargo on Board

Susan Cook

I began to volunteer at The Retreat’s shelter a little over ten years ago. There was a different director and a smaller physical space. Times have changed and there’s a new director and the building has expanded to provide larger bedrooms, a big modern kitchen and a great outdoor playground. It reminds me that on […]

A Matter of Heart

By Nikki Shomer After retiring in 2016 I moved to East Hampton and finally had the time to get involved in the community. A friend invited me to The Retreat benefit event at The Stephen Talkhouse where I met Loretta Davis, The Retreat’s Director. Our conversation inspired me to become a volunteer and I love […]