WHAT WE DO

WHO WE ARE

 
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OUR MISSION

“The Beat Lives On” is a non-profit 501(c)(3)organization that was started in memory of CJ Neumann, dedicated to helping others win the battle that he so valiantly tried to fight. Our primary mission is to raise funds to sponsor beds and outpatient support for those continuing their path to recovery from drug addiction. CJ’s loss will not be in vain. We will keep his music “beats” alive while supporting others to keep their heart “beats” going by sponsoring those continuing their path to recovery from drug addiction.

 

OUR GOALS

01.

To raise awareness about the impact & devastation that drugs cause individuals & families.

02.

Help to alleviate the financial burden of recovery, by offering assistance with insurance copays & time in recovery.

03.

To utilize community events and fundraising efforts to spread awareness of the drug epidemic on Long Island.

 
 
 
 

THE FACES BEHIND THE SCENES

MEET THE TEAM

 
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BOARD MEMBERS

Kathy Neumann

CO-Founder/VICE President


Joy Neumann

Founder/President

Joe Fritsch

director of finance

Erin Panzarella

TREASURER

Kara Kilmeade

secretary

 

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Michael Gallarello

Derek Schomburg

Sean Werner

Gaffney Pierre

 
 
 

THE BEAT LIVES ON

ABOUT CJ

 
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CJ was a music producer in Lindenhurst, NY with a heart of gold, who touched others through his music and gentleness. He touched so many hearts with his kindness and friendship. CJ lost his battle against drug addiction on May 6, 2014 at the age of 22, while in recovery.