Bulls Lend Helping Hand

See Article as it original appeared on The Smithtown East girls basketball team recently spent time volunteering at the Island Harvest warehouse. The players packed weekend lunches for children who are eligible for free lunch during the school day, but whose families may find it difficult to put food on the table for the …


Realtors Against Hunger Food Drive a Smashing Success

The Long Island Board of Realtors joined Island Harvest in a collaborative Food Drive effort.  This program Raised 4346 lbs., supplementing approx 3,622 meals, 19 Frozen Turkeys, and helped promote the purchase of Stop & Shop’s Trimmings Boxes.  ALL agents were overwhelmed by the generosity of their local communities and look forward to making this …

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Allied Physicians Group Food Drive a Success!

A HUGE congratulations and THANK YOU to Allied Physicians Group of Nassau and Suffolk county for raising 1024 pounds of non-perishable food, supplementing approximately 853 meals, on their 1st Annual Food Drive.  Special thanks to Tanya Doherty, Billing Manager of Peconic Pediatrics for organizing this drive!


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 …


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!