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JV & Town Board-Island Harvest 6-23-15

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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Students say ‘thank you’ for special program’s weekend meals

To see article as originally printed in Newsday Click Here. Students say ‘thank you’ for special program’s weekend meals June 19, 2015 by LAURA BLASEY / laura.blasey@newsday.com First-graders Samaya Pryor, 7, left, and Jackelin Pineda, 7, pose for a photo with thank you notes they wrote to Island Harvest at Park Avenue Elementary School in …

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Elliot Sylvan, Long Time Island Harvest Volunteer

Dear Friends, I am very sorry to announce the recent passing of Elliot Sylvan, a very longtime and special volunteer.  As you will see from the obituary linked below – Elliot was a key person in the growth of our organization. I can honestly tell you that he, singlehandedly, made sure that during my transition …

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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.