Lt. Governor Hochurl Visits Island Harvest Food Bank

LT. GOVERNOR HOCHUL VISITS ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK Governor issues proclamation in recognition of Hunger Action Month to bring awareness of the chronic problem of food insecurity in our local communities and across America —       HAUPPAUGE, NY — September 26, 2106 — New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Hochul recently met with Island Harvest Food …


Petro Home Services Mobile Billboards Helps Island Harvest Food Bank Spread The Word About Hunger On Long Island

PETRO HOME SERVICES MOBILE BILLBOARDS HELPS ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT HUNGER ON L.I. Ribbon-cutting ceremony inaugurates two of four specially-branded vehicles planned for Nassau & Suffolk counties — LONG ISLAND, NY — August 2, 2016 — As part of its steadfast commitment to helping Island Harvest Food Bank end hunger and …

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 …


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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Island Harvest Receives $75,000 From Newsday Charities, A McCormick Foundation Fund

ISLAND HARVEST RECEIVES $75,000 FROM NEWSDAY CHARITIES, A MCCORMICK FOUNDATION FUND —    Grant helps fund Island Harvest’s Kids Weekend Backpack Feeding Program and general food collection/distribution efforts —   HAUPPAUGE, NY — December 28, 2015 — Island Harvest Food Bank has received $75,000 from Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund, in support of the hunger-relief …


Island Harvest Food Bank Receives $50,000 From Walmart To Help LI Veterans

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK RECEIVES $50,000 FROM WALMART TO HELP LI VETERANS & MILITARY FAMILIES IN NEED —    Grant helps fund Island Harvest’s Operation: HOPE mobile food pantry  — HAUPPAUGE, NY — December 23, 2015 — Veterans of the U.S. armed services often face exceptional challenges readjusting to civilian life, among which include joblessness and …


Hunger Pains

Hunger pains By: Claude Solnik November 19, 2015 John – that’s the name we’ll call him, since he asked not to be identified – is not the type of person you might expect to ever go hungry. He had good jobs, earning as much as $100,000 annually in advertising, as a financial advisor and in …


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 …


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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Couch to Course

When long time Island Harvest supporter participated in his first Iron Man Triathlon, he also worked to raise awareness of hunger on Long Island. Read here what he has been up to since that race!