Food Drives

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Thank You NYC Jeep Club

A HUGE ISLAND HARVEST THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS to NYC Jeep Club on raising 7,316 lbs in turkeys and non-perishable food items!  Special thanks to Dan Loiacono for organizing the event!

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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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HTx Services Healthy Food Drive

A HUGE Island Harvest THANK YOU and congratulations to HTx Services for hosting a healthy food/fund drive competition at local supermarkets as their volunteer day!   Together they raised 3823 pounds of fresh produce and non-perishable food supplementing approximately 3186 meals and $884!

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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 …

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People’s United Bank Community Day

People’s United Bank held their 1st Community Day Food Drive Challenge at their Stop & Shop locations raising 2,977 lbs and $827.00!  THANK YOU!!! A special thank you to  Despina Cifu of People’s United Bank for organizing this huge challenge.

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Knights of Pythias Continues their Support of Island Harvest

A HUGE THANK YOU and Congratulations to the Knights of Pythias, Mid Island Lodge 828 for raising 947 lbs and $500 at Waldbaum’s, Massapequa during their 7th Annual food drive.  In photo Andrew Melville, Chairman of Island Harvest Committee presents $1000 check to IH from their drives.

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Island Harvest On Meet the Leaders

Randi Shubin Dresner recently stopped by Cablevision’s studios where she was interviewed for Meet the Leaders. Take a look and find out how you can participate in our May 9 “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive! http://www.meettheleaders.com/2015/03/island-harvest/

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Massapequa Business Network Presents Check to Island Harvest

The Massapequa Business Network enjoyed another successful Holiday Fair, sponsored by Dairy Queen Massapequa  at the Memorare Club in Seaford on Sunday, November 23rd. There were over 600 shoppers in attendance throughout the day and  35 vendors representing local businesses and over. The event was a huge success and  raised $1050.00 for Island Harvest.  In …

2nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Week Food Drive a Success

THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS to North Shore LIJ Hospitals for raising 9,318 lbs of non-perishable food on their 2nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Community Week of Service Food Drive!!!   9318 lbs supplements approximately 7765 meals!!!  Special thanks to Lisa S. Burch, MPH and Mallory Pichardo-Tuomey, M.S. for organizing this drive and exceeding last …

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Thank You Paul Vetrano and Family

A HUGE Island Harvest THANK YOU to Paul Vetrano and family for helping raise 1042 lbs of non-perishable food plus $281.00 during their 1st Annual Holiday Food Drive at Shop-Rite, Woodbury Road, Plainview. In total their collection supplements 1491 meals!!! Congratulations Vetrano Family on a very successful drive!

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Long Island Power Solutions Hosts Amazing Collection

This holiday season has been made a whole lot brighter thanks to the help of Long Island Power Solutions and their amazing Toy and Food Collection!  In one day they were able to gather hundreds of toys and more than 400 pounds of food!