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Hungry and Homeless Thanksgiving for Some New Yorker

See article as originally posted on Public News Service November 25, 2014 By:Mark Scheerer   MINEOLA, N.Y. – Thanksgiving week finds New York nonprofits that focus on hunger and homelessness stretched tight, even two years after the havoc of Superstorm Sandy. Randi Shubin Dresner, president and chief executive of Island Harvest, says it’s been a …

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Capital One Supermarket Challenge a Success!

On November 7th nearly 30 staff members from local Capital One branches joined Island Harvest in a Supermarket Challenge!  Going out to 8 grocery stores around Long Island, they collected 33 turkeys and more than 3,500 lbs of food!!  Thank you Capital One for all of your help this holiday seasons!

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ISLAND HARVEST ISSUES APPEAL FOR FOOD DONATIONS TO MEET THANKSGIVING DEMAND

MINEOLA, NY ―November 21, 2014 ― Island Harvest Food Bank, Long Island’s largest hunger relief organization, has reported a need for an additional 2,000 turkeys before Thanksgivng to help serve the 570 soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters and other emergency feeding programs it serves across Long Island. According to Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO …

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Pampered Chef Rounds Up From the Heart

The Pampered Chef® realizes that its shared mealtime mission is not a reality for many. With a desire to set a place at the table for everyone, we partnered with Feeding America® to join the fight against hunger. Our Round-Up from the Heart® program offers two ways to help provide meals to those in need. …

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Lynbrook High Raises $5,700 for Charity at Night of the Pumpkins

See article as it originally appeared on Patch.com By Heather Doyle (Patch Staff) Updated October 29, 2014 at 3:07 pm Lynbrook High School hosted its sixth annual Night of the Pumpkins Saturday, providing an evening of fall- and Halloween-inspired decorations, games, refreshments and more. The highlight, as in years past, was a luminous display of …