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Thank You Senior Girl Scout Troop 536

Manhasset Senior Girl Scout Troop 536 raised 206 pounds of food during their food drive and sorted 2700 lbs of Operation: Hope food.  Thank you for being a shining example of community service.


Crossfit Collects Food For Island Harvest

A HUGE Island Harvest Thank You to Cobalt, Invasion and Islip CROSSFIT on their  food/fund drive supplementing approximately 1256 meals!!! Special thanks to Keely Harris for coordinating this drive

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Island Harvest Receives Four-Star Rating by Charity Navigator

Island Harvest is proud to have earned the coveted four-star rating by Charity Navigator for “sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.” Approximately 25% of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator receive its highest rating. By granting this designation to Island Harvest, Charity Navigator demonstrates to the public that Island Harvest is worthy …


Editorial – Remember our neighbors who need food

(Newsday Editorial) The holiday season is behind us, taking with it the festivities that often mask the grim reality of everyday life for some Long Islanders. Too many of our fellow residents simply do not have enough food to eat. That was true before Congress cut food stamp grants in November and before it let …


Newsday Highlights Increased Demand on Local Pantries

Food pantries and soup kitchens, the social safety net’s last strand, are reporting more visits, more demand and more need since federal food-stamp grants were cut in November. And additional cuts could be on the way in 2014 when Congress resumes negotiations on the Farm Bill, legislation that funds the nearly $80 billion Supplemental Nutrition …