Useful Resources for Recovery from Hurricane Sandy

Island Harvest, Long Island’s largest hunger relief organization, is looking for donations to assist families in response to Hurricane Sandy. The following items are needed:   water, vitamin water, healthy snack bars, peanut butter, crackers, and pop-top food cans such as tuna and chili. If you would like to donate food or funds, please call the Emergency Food Collections Center at 631-873-4775


Information on donating food and funds.

Island Harvest's effort is part of an emergency preparedness protocol in cooperation with the Red Cross and the Long Island Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster (LIVOAD), a consortium of nonprofit agencies which coordinates responses to disasters among member organizations.


Island Harvest will also be assisted in relief efforts in response to Hurricane Sandy through Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Feeding America will be redirecting food products to help stock Island Harvest’s network of nearly 570 soup kitchens, food pantries and other emergency feeding programs, post storm.


Pictures of Island Harvest at work

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