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A Big Thank You to Chase

Thank you to our friends from Chase for your support and for joining us on Saturday! The 2000 pounds sorted and packed will help supplement almost 1670 meals!  

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Babylon Town’s Family Poverty Rate on the Rise

To see the article as it appeared in Newsday Updated October 22, 2014 9:36 PM By NICHOLAS SPANGLER  nicholas.spangler@newsday.com Family poverty in the Town of Babylon rose between 2010 and 2013, according to Census Bureau estimates released last month. Between 3,000 and 5,000 Babylon families were living in poverty last year — about 8 percent …

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Unilever Stuff-A-Truck is a Success!

A HUGE Island Harvest THANK YOU to Unilever and Stop & Shop, Levittown for your Stuff-A-Truck event!  With the awesome support of K98.3 and Island Harvest volunteers, 1,275 lbs of food was raised supplementing 1063 meals!!!      

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Ironman Vs. Hunger

On November 16th, 2014 Noah Lam will be diving into the sub 60 degree water  of Tempe Town Lake in Arizona with about 3500 other people.  He will be swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles, and then running 26.2 miles all to earn the title of Ironman. For years, Noah has been a supporter and …

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Town of Oyster Bay College Soccer Challenge Helps Island Harvest

A HUGE Island Harvest THANK YOU to the Town of Oyster Bay on hosting a food/fund drive during their College Soccer Challenge and Youth Soccer Festival at a Field of Dream, Massapequa on August 17. Approximately 1929 lbs was raised supplementing approximately 1608 meals!!! A special THANK YOU to Lou Bonnanzio for organizing the drive!!!

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Newsday Executive Suite: Randi Shubin Dresner, Mineola

Published: August 3, 2014 6:29 PM By JACQUELINE RIVKIN. Special to Newsday The handsome conference table at Island Harvest’s Mineola headquarters was a discard, refinished by a Boy Scout who wanted to help. Construction materials and labor for its new 24,000-square-foot Hauppauge warehouse were donated by union workers. “We try to make people feel good …