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2nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Week Food Drive a Success

THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS to North Shore LIJ Hospitals for raising 9,318 lbs of non-perishable food on their 2nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Community Week of Service Food Drive!!!   9318 lbs supplements approximately 7765 meals!!!  Special thanks to Lisa S. Burch, MPH and Mallory Pichardo-Tuomey, M.S. for organizing this drive and exceeding last …

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Thank You Paul Vetrano and Family

A HUGE Island Harvest THANK YOU to Paul Vetrano and family for helping raise 1042 lbs of non-perishable food plus $281.00 during their 1st Annual Holiday Food Drive at Shop-Rite, Woodbury Road, Plainview. In total their collection supplements 1491 meals!!! Congratulations Vetrano Family on a very successful drive!

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2014 Top Ten Coolest Long Islanders

Island Harvest’s very own Randi Shubin Dresner was highlighted as 2014 came to a close as one of the Top Ten Coolest Long Islanders, along with nine other Long Islanders, including restauranteurs, publishers, and community activists.  The following was written about what makes her so cool: “Randi Shubin Dresner, Island Harvest CEO. Dresner has an …

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Benefits of Year End Giving

Dear Friends, There are several ways to make a meaningful contribution to Island Harvest Food Bank before the end of year: You can make a tax-deductible contribution through our secure website in honor/memory of someone special. This is a wonderful way to  recognize a loved one during this special time of year. Through a reinstated …

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Long Island Power Solutions Hosts Amazing Collection

This holiday season has been made a whole lot brighter thanks to the help of Long Island Power Solutions and their amazing Toy and Food Collection!  In one day they were able to gather hundreds of toys and more than 400 pounds of food!