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NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 and Stop & Shop Team Up To Restock Island Harvest Food Bank and Other Local Food Banks, Collect More Than 900,000 Meals For Tri-State Families

Over 120 tons of non-perishable goods collected for seven local food banks,  enough to fill three tractor trailers NEW YORK, NY – (April 14, 2017) – More than 900,000 meals were collected during NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47’s Feeding Our Families / Alimentando a Nuestras Familias first-ever Tri-State food drive, in partnership with Stop …

J. Kings Food Service Donates 20k Square Foot Warehouse Space in Calverton To Island Harvest Food Bank

–Facility will help improve food collection and distribution to those in need on the East End; will also serve as distribution point for disaster preparedness in Eastern Suffolk —  J. Kings Food Service donated a 20K-square-foot warehouse at 2711 Sound Ave., Calverton, NY to Island Harvest Food Bank under a 20-year, no-cost lease agreement. (Photo …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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 …