Get Involved

Hunger Action Month 2015

School Supplies

Donate a back pack of school supplies or host a school supply drive for children in need.  Island Harvest is hosting a drive and so can you!   You can use our easy to customize flyer to get you started.

Pledge and Share

Pledge a dollar a day to fight hunger – Share the news #ISupportIslandHarvest #payitforward  Click here to make your pledge!

 

Get Caught Wearing Orange

It is Hunger Action Day!  Remind your friends and coworkers, kids and family to wear their finest orange.  Take your best orange selfie and post it online for all the world to see.  Don’t forget to tag Island Harvest!

 

A Chance to Learn

A few minutes is all it takes to watch this powerful video and learn more about hunger on Long Island.  Click here to watch.

 

BBQ With a Purpose

While you are taking time to celebrate Labor Day with friends and family ask everyone to bring a bag of non-perishable food items for their neighbors in need.  Drop them off at one our locations.

 

Grocery Shopping Challenge

Take the Grocery Shopping Challenge during Hunger Action Month!  Challenge yourself to cut your weekly supermarket budget in half.  Let us know below how the experience went and what you missed the most.  Click here to share your story.

 

Volunteering

Get your hands dirty, use your voice, pound the pavement!  Take a few moments to register as a volunteer and see all of the many ways that you can get involved in impacting hunger on Long Island.  Register here!

 

Put the Facts on the Fridge

Check out our Island Harvest Facts!  Take it a step a further and print it out and put it on the fridge for your whole family to see.  Click here to get the facts.

 

No Hungry Child

Did you know Island Harvest helps feed children healthy, free meals on the weekends?  Click here to read more about the program.  Click here to support the program.

 

Take Care of Our Seniors

Did you know Island Harvest has a Senior Mobile Food Pantry providing free, healthy food to thousands of seniors each year?  Click here to read more about the program.  Click here to support the program.

 

Take Care of Veterans

Did you know Island Harvest has a program called Operation: Hope providing free, healthy food to veterans and their families each year?  Click here to read more about the program.  Click here to support the program.

 

Show Your Green Thumb

Learn to grow your own nutritious produce at home!  For more information, contact Hillary Hess, Produce Sourcer at hillary@islandharvest.org

 

Honor Your Grandparents

Celebrate Grandparent’s Day by making a contribution in their honor or memory.  Help us support the Senior Mobile Food Pantry with your contribution.  Click here to donate

Help a Neighbor in Need

Do you know someone who needs food assistance?  Click here to find a pantry in your area

Sample a Taste of the Harvest

Want to support Island Harvest and try amazing food from local restaurants?  Come to our Annual Taste of the Harvest.  Buy your tickets here.

Size Doesn’t Matter

Learn about how you can be overweight and hungry.  Click here for more information

Come See Island Harvest in Action

Have you ever wondered what Island Harvest is like?  Schedule a visit to come and tour our Distribution Center in Hauppauge.  Contact stacy@islandharvest.org

Support in the Summer

Did you know Island Harvest provides children with free, healthy lunches in the summer?  Click here to read more about the Summer Food Service Program 

Mix it up in the Kitchen

Try these healthy recipes as a different and interesting way to get fruits and vegetables in your diet.  Fresco Salsa   Peach Salsa  Check out the rest of our healthy recipes here

Meat the Need

Help Island harvest make sure there is healthy lean protein available to our neighbors in need.  Sponsor a truck load of protein today! Click here for more information

Brown Bag It

Make your own coffee and lunch this week and donate the savings to Island Harvest. Click here to donate.

Double Your Gift

Find out how to double your contribution with the Matching Gifts Program.  Check with our Development Department to see if your employer participates.

Host a Food Drive

It is so easy!  Gather your friends and family, your house of worship or your social club and follow these simple steps to make a big difference!  Click here for more information.

$31.50 a Week

Do you think that you can make it on $31.50 a week?  What about for three weeks? Watch these videos to learn more about what it is like to live with SNAP.  Week 1  Week 2  Week 3

Produce for All

Help Island Harvest make sure there is a bounty of fresh produce available to our neighbors in need.  Sponsor a truck load of produce today!  Click here for more information 

Get Social

Take a few minutes to re-tweet our tweets and share our messages on Facebook about How to End Hunger!

Get Your School Involved

Kids and Parents, talk to your schools about participating in the Students Feeding Students Challenge.  Click here for more information.

Coins Add Up

Sign your school up to participate in the Coin Harvest Challenge.  Click here for more information

Feel the Fast

The the opportunity to really experience hunger by fasting for a day.

Don’t Stop

Pledge to help fight hunger on Long Island all year round!