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Island Harvest Food Bank, Suffolk Exec Bellone, Stop & Shop, and LI Farmers Present Solutions to Reduce Food Waste, End Hunger on Long Island

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK, SUFFOLK EXEC BELLONE,  STOP & SHOP, AND LI FARMERS PRESENT SOLUTIONS TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE, END HUNGER ON LONG ISLAND  — Food bank calls on the region’s commercial-food industry to join efforts to reduce food waste by 50 percent on Long Island by donating surplus meats, produce and dairy products — …

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Island Harvest Food Bank’s “Summer Food Service Program” Helps Low-Income Children Get Nutritious Meals When School’s Out

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK’S “SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM” HELPS LOW-INCOME CHILDREN GET NUTRITIOUS MEALS WHEN SCHOOL’S OUT  Approximately 150,000 meals to be served to 4,500 children in Nassau and Suffolk counties this summer —  HAUPPAUGE, NY — June 29, 2016 — Child food insecurity remains a national problem, with almost 16 million children in the …

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20th Annual Island Harvest Food Bank Golf Classic

20TH ANNUAL ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK GOLF CLASSIC, HONORING INTERBRAND’S ROBERT McMEEKIN, TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016  —Popular fund-raiser presented by Petro Home Services to be held at prestigious The Creek Club in Locust Valley — HAUPPAUGE, NY — June 20, 2016 — Island Harvest Food Bank will host its 20th-Annual Golf …

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 Receives Highest Rating From Charity Navigator For Third Consecutive Year

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK RECEIVES HIGHEST RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR  Organization given 4-star by national rating agency for strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency; cited for 95.9% of expenses going to programs and services  —  HAUPPAUGE, NY — June 2, 2016 — Citing a strict adherence to best …