Announcements

Hurricane Hermine

Dear Friends,   Given the fact the Governor Cuomo has asked that state agencies activate state preparedness efforts, we at Island Harvest Food Bank have taken the important steps to review our own protocols and inventory.  We are prepared and ready to assist if Hurricane Hermine does hit our communities. We have enough stock of …

June Newsletter

      As the weather warms up and summer approaches, hundreds of thousands of children across Long Island are eagerly anticipating the summer recess. Unfortunately, more than 90,000 children will lose access to school breakfast and lunch because of the summer break, and will spend July and August worrying where their next meal is …

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Island Harvest Food Bank Weather Statement

 ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK WEATHER STATEMENT —    Emergency stand-by system activated in advance of blizzard warning in effect for LI — HAUPPAUGE, NY — January 22, 2016 — In anticipation of the pending blizzard warning issued by the national Weather Service, Island Harvest Food Bank today announced the activation of its emergency response protocols due …

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22nd Annual Taste of the Harvest Celebration Raises $310,000

— Ninety-four cents out of every dollar donated goes directly to programs that help 316,000 Long Islanders in need — LONG ISLAND, NY — November 9, 2015 — Island Harvest Food Bank is pleased to announce that its 22nd Annual Taste of the Harvest Celebration raised $310,000 to help provide food assistance to more than …

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Island Harvest Kicks Off Annual Turkey and Trimmings Collection Campaign

Holiday season creates additional demand on food bank to support 316,000 Long Islanders in need of a warm, holiday-style meal, and provide continued, everyday supplemental food assistance— LONG ISLAND, NY ―November 3, 2015 ― For more than 316,000 Long Islanders, putting a meal on the table has become an everyday challenge. The holiday season, usually …

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Island Harvest Food Bank Weather Statement

Island Harvest Food Bank today announced the activation of its emergency response protocols due to the severe weather forecasted throughout the region for the next 24-48 hours. The organization has stockpiles of bottled water and MREs (meals, ready to eat) at its Hauppauge Distribution Center. The product is ready to be distributed to areas impacted …

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Island Harvest Food Bank and Feeding America Network Raise Awareness of the Issue of Hunger Throughout Hunger Action Month

LONG ISLAND, NY — September 3, 2015 — Island Harvest Food Bank, a member of the Feeding America® nationwide network of food banks, will observe Hunger Action MonthTM — a nationwide initiative designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger and join the movement to help end hunger.  Hunger advocates …

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Multi-year Food Drive Has Big Results

We are honored to be working with Supervisor Venditto and the Town of Oyster Bay who has been hosting food drives to benefit Island Harvest Food Bank since 2007 and has collected more than 35,000 pounds in total since then .  Doreen Principe, Senior Food Drive Coordinator and Randi Shubin Dresner President & CEO  were …