Island Harvest Newsletter
Harvest HeroesHarvest Heroes are companies and foundations that contribute between $25,000 - $100,000. To learn more about becoming a Harvest Hero, please contact our New Business Development Manager, Jim Hill at (516) 294-8528 x139 or Jim@islandharvest.org
A stalwart Island Harvest supporter, Bethpage Federal Credit Union provides financial underwriting, in-kind support, and experts for our educational programs, including our new tax assistance initiative.
Also a longtime and enthusiastic supporter, Herald Community Newspapers' in-kind promotions have done much to raise awareness and build allies in the fight against hunger and food waste on Long Island.
HLD is Island Harvest’s public relations firm, and provides much of their high quality services on an in-kind basis.
Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund, awarded $60,000 in support of Island Harvest’s Kids Weekend Backpack Feeding Program and Food Collection and Distribution Program. We also greatly appreciate Newsday’s work to increase awareness of hunger on Long Island.
NIC Holding Company is a longtime and generous financial underwriter of Island Harvest’s programs and sponsor of our special events.
In 2010, Panera’s customers and staff collected more than $47,000 for Island Harvest through its “Operation Dough Nation” program. The company also generously donates surplus food and is an invaluable Turkey and Trimmings Collection Campaign partner.
Stop & Shop customers and employees provide important and generous financial support through their annual Food for Friends campaign, and the Stop and Shop Family Foundation has awarded a generous, three-year grant in support of the Island Harvest Weekend Backpack Feeding Program. Not least, Stop & Shop also donates product through Island Harvest’s store donation program.
Island Harvest greatly appreciates UPS’s steadfast and generous financial, logistical, in-kind, and volunteer support.
Walmart graciously awarded a new, 24’ refrigerated truck to Island Harvest through Feeding America. This significantly enhances our food collection and distribution capacity.