Our Programs

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In addition to distributing over 11 million pounds of food to non-profit organizations across Long Island, Island Harvest is proud to coordinate and offer the following programs:


Finding Solutions Education Series

Island Harvest hosts monthly workshops that provide supplementary assistance to our network of community-based organizations.  Find out more



Kids Weekend Backpack Feeding Program

During the school year, Island Harvest weekly provides bags of shelf-stable, nutritious food to school coordinators who distribute them to students discreetly....Read more



To service children who are in need during the summer months, Island Harvest is proud of offer the Summer Food Service Program July 2 – August 24 where at-risk children will receive a free meal.  Read More


Mobilized Interfaith Coalition Against Hunger

MICAH's mission focuses on education and advocacy for the services, programs and public policies that remove the barriers to food security on Long Island. MICAH is now a program of Island Harvest.  Read More


A food pantry that delivers food directly to hungry people in need of food, and has been developed to enable us to increase the availability of nutritious perishable, and non perishable items in low income and senior citizen neighborhoods. The pantry can be stocked with items such as rice, canned protein, pasta, and breakfast items, as well as vegetables, fruits, bread, meat and poultry.  Read More




Operation: HOPE

Beginning Fall 2011 - Long Island has the second largest veteran population in the United States.  To help the many that are struggling and in need of food assistance, Island Harvest is launching Operation:  HOPE – a new program specifically designed to assist veterans and the families of active duty personnel deployed overseas..  Read More


SNAP Outreach and Application Assistance

Applying for SNAP (Food Stamps) can be a frustrating and overwhelming process. To help those who need food assistance, Island Harvest provides assistance and outreach information through our member agencies.  Read More





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