4,500 Children Attend COC’s Safety Awareness Day


June 2, 2024

COC hosted its 11th annual Safety Awareness Day on Sunday, June 2nd, to a massive turnout of over four and a half thousand children accompanied by adults.

Over 3,500 free bicycle helmets and informational flyers on pertinent safety data were distributed at the safety event, and 40 car seats were raffled off to eligible attendees. 

The participating children were delighted with the free handouts, frozen treats, and enjoyed getting their faces painted by a professional face painter.

The event was an incredible success, with attendees reporting increased bicycle safety awareness, such as the importance of instituting NYS safety recommendations and helmet use.

The COC is grateful to its event sponsors, including Fidelis Care, Chestnut Ridge Transportation, BusPatrol, Interstate Toyota, Mehadrin, Good Samaritan Hospital, Evergreen Kosher Supermarket, Bingo Wholesale, Prime Kosher, Apple Bank, KeyBank, Webster Bank, Orange & Rockland Utilities, and Sunrise Popcorn who played a pivotal role in promoting safety awareness.

The enthusiastic feedback inspires us to continue promoting safety and other impactful programs in the community.