Press Releases

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. …

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Island Harvest Food Bank Weather Statement

 ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK WEATHER STATEMENT —    Emergency stand-by system activated in advance of blizzard warning in effect for LI — HAUPPAUGE, NY — January 22, 2016 — In anticipation of the pending blizzard warning issued by the national Weather Service, Island Harvest Food Bank today announced the activation of its emergency response protocols due …

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Island Harvest Receives $75,000 From Newsday Charities, A McCormick Foundation Fund

ISLAND HARVEST RECEIVES $75,000 FROM NEWSDAY CHARITIES, A MCCORMICK FOUNDATION FUND —    Grant helps fund Island Harvest’s Kids Weekend Backpack Feeding Program and general food collection/distribution efforts —   HAUPPAUGE, NY — December 28, 2015 — Island Harvest Food Bank has received $75,000 from Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund, in support of the hunger-relief …

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Island Harvest Food Bank Receives $50,000 From Walmart To Help LI Veterans

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK RECEIVES $50,000 FROM WALMART TO HELP LI VETERANS & MILITARY FAMILIES IN NEED —    Grant helps fund Island Harvest’s Operation: HOPE mobile food pantry  — HAUPPAUGE, NY — December 23, 2015 — Veterans of the U.S. armed services often face exceptional challenges readjusting to civilian life, among which include joblessness and …