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Randi Shubin Dresner, President & CEO, Island Harvest Food Bank Appointed to New York State Council on Hunger and Food Policy

RANDI SHUBIN DRESNER, PRESIDENT & CEO, ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK APPOINTED TO NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON HUNGER AND FOOD POLICY  BETHPAGE, NY — November 9, 2016 — Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO, Island Harvest Food Bank was recently appointed to the New York State Council on Hunger and Food Policy (CHFP) by Governor …

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Lt. Governor Hochurl Visits Island Harvest Food Bank

LT. GOVERNOR HOCHUL VISITS ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK Governor issues proclamation in recognition of Hunger Action Month to bring awareness of the chronic problem of food insecurity in our local communities and across America —       HAUPPAUGE, NY — September 26, 2106 — New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Hochul recently met with Island Harvest Food …

American Heart Association L.I., Island Harvest Food Bank, and Long Island FQHC, Inc., Fill Prescription to Promote Healthy Eating Among Low-Income Families

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION L.I., ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK, AND LONG ISLAND FQHC, INC., FILL PRESCRIPTION TO PROMOTE HEALTHY EATING AMONG LOW-INCOME FAMILIES  $10,000 Grant from American Heart Association L.I. Helps Provide Healthy Food to Low-Income Families to Fight Diabetes, Hypertension and Other Chronic Diseases Resulting from Poor Diets —   ELMONT, NY — August 31, …

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Petro Home Services Mobile Billboards Helps Island Harvest Food Bank Spread The Word About Hunger On Long Island

PETRO HOME SERVICES MOBILE BILLBOARDS HELPS ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT HUNGER ON L.I. Ribbon-cutting ceremony inaugurates two of four specially-branded vehicles planned for Nassau & Suffolk counties — LONG ISLAND, NY — August 2, 2016 — As part of its steadfast commitment to helping Island Harvest Food Bank end hunger and …

Island Harvest Food Bank, Suffolk Exec Bellone, Stop & Shop, and LI Farmers Present Solutions to Reduce Food Waste, End Hunger on Long Island

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK, SUFFOLK EXEC BELLONE,  STOP & SHOP, AND LI FARMERS PRESENT SOLUTIONS TO REDUCE FOOD WASTE, END HUNGER ON LONG ISLAND  — Food bank calls on the region’s commercial-food industry to join efforts to reduce food waste by 50 percent on Long Island by donating surplus meats, produce and dairy products — …

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Island Harvest Food Bank’s “Summer Food Service Program” Helps Low-Income Children Get Nutritious Meals When School’s Out

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK’S “SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM” HELPS LOW-INCOME CHILDREN GET NUTRITIOUS MEALS WHEN SCHOOL’S OUT  Approximately 150,000 meals to be served to 4,500 children in Nassau and Suffolk counties this summer —  HAUPPAUGE, NY — June 29, 2016 — Child food insecurity remains a national problem, with almost 16 million children in the …

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20th Annual Island Harvest Food Bank Golf Classic

20TH ANNUAL ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK GOLF CLASSIC, HONORING INTERBRAND’S ROBERT McMEEKIN, TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2016  —Popular fund-raiser presented by Petro Home Services to be held at prestigious The Creek Club in Locust Valley — HAUPPAUGE, NY — June 20, 2016 — Island Harvest Food Bank will host its 20th-Annual Golf …

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Island Harvest Food Bank Receives Highest Rating From Charity Navigator For Third Consecutive Year

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK RECEIVES HIGHEST RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR  Organization given 4-star by national rating agency for strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency; cited for 95.9% of expenses going to programs and services  —  HAUPPAUGE, NY — June 2, 2016 — Citing a strict adherence to best …

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NBTY Provides $20,000 Grant for Island Harvest Food Bank’s “Students Feeding Students” Challenge

NBTY PROVIDES $20,000 GRANT FOR ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK’S “STUDENTS FEEDING STUDENTS” CHALLENGE  HAUPPAUGE, NY — April 19, 2016 — NBTY, a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of market-leading vitamins, supplements, and sports and active nutrition products, has provided $20,000 in support of Island Harvest Food Bank’s “Students Feeding Students” challenge. The initiative promotes …

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NY Mets Step Up to Plate to Help End Hunger

NY METS STEP UP TO THE PLATE TO HELP END HUNGER — Amazins continue their support of Island Harvest Food Bank with annual “Home Run to End Hunger” event presented by Petro Home Services on Tuesday, May 17 —   LONG ISLAND, NY — April 8, 2016 — The 2015 National League pennant champions New …

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Statement on the passing of Chairman Emeritus, Monsignor Thomas Hartman

STATEMENT FROM ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK ON THE PASSING OF ITS CHAIRMAN EMERITUS, MONSIGNOR THOMAS HARTMAN   LONG ISLAND, NY — February 17, 2016 — Randi Shubin Dresner, president and CEO of Island Harvest Food Bank today released the following statement on the passing of longtime supporter and the organization’s Chairman Emeritus, Monsignor Thomas Hartman. …