Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $55,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Bethpage Federal …


Island Harvest Kicks Off Annual Turkey and Trimmings Collection Campaign

Holiday season creates additional demand on food bank to support 316,000 Long Islanders in need of a warm, holiday-style meal, and provide continued, everyday supplemental food assistance— LONG ISLAND, NY ―November 3, 2015 ― For more than 316,000 Long Islanders, putting a meal on the table has become an everyday challenge. The holiday season, usually …

Massapequa Business Network

Massapequa Business Network Presents Check to Island Harvest

The Massapequa Business Network enjoyed another successful Holiday Fair, sponsored by Dairy Queen Massapequa  at the Memorare Club in Seaford on Sunday, November 23rd. There were over 600 shoppers in attendance throughout the day and  35 vendors representing local businesses and over. The event was a huge success and  raised $1050.00 for Island Harvest.  In …

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Lynbrook High Raises $5,700 for Charity at Night of the Pumpkins

See article as it originally appeared on By Heather Doyle (Patch Staff) Updated October 29, 2014 at 3:07 pm Lynbrook High School hosted its sixth annual Night of the Pumpkins Saturday, providing an evening of fall- and Halloween-inspired decorations, games, refreshments and more. The highlight, as in years past, was a luminous display of …


Thank You Nassau County Police Unions

On Veteran’s Day Island Harvest was proud to partner with the Nassau County Police Unions for a food drive to benefit the Operation: HOPE Program.  Together they raised a total of 4264 pounds supplementing approximately 3553 meals for our Veterans and their families and 89 Turkeys!!!  The food was collected at King Kullen of Rockville …

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A Big Thank You to Chase

Thank you to our friends from Chase for your support and for joining us on Saturday! The 2000 pounds sorted and packed will help supplement almost 1670 meals!  


Ironman Vs. Hunger

On November 16th, 2014 Noah Lam will be diving into the sub 60 degree water  of Tempe Town Lake in Arizona with about 3500 other people.  He will be swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles, and then running 26.2 miles all to earn the title of Ironman. For years, Noah has been a supporter and …


Feeding America Annouces “Feeding Families, Fueling Hope” Campaign

We are pleased to announce the Family Dollar “Feeding Families, Fueling Hope” campaign! This is the first national cause marketing campaign for Family Dollar and we are very appreciative that they chose Feeding America to be their partner.  Cashiers in all 8,000+ U.S. Family Dollar locations will encourage customers to donate $1 to support Feeding …