Assistance to Federal Employees Impacted by Government Shutdown

Island Harvest Food Bank Offers Food and Resource Assistance to Federal Employees Impacted by Government Shutdown LONG ISLAND, NY — January 7, 2019 — Island Harvest Food Bank today announced it is offering temporary food assistance and resources to federal workers whose pay has been deferred due to the partial government shutdown. “We at Island …

Romaine Lettuce Recall

        November 26, 2018 Dear Colleagues, The statement below was released today by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the current romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak investigation. “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state authorities, continues …

Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Island Harvest Food Bank Earns Coveted Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Fifth Consecutive Year   Sound governance, strong fiscal health, accountability, and transparency are determining factors in earning prestigious designation —   LONG ISLAND, NY — June 5, 2018 — Island Harvest Food Bank’s robust financial health, sound governance, and a longstanding commitment to …

Weather Statement

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK WEATHER STATEMENT   Regularly scheduled food distributions & external events canceled for Friday, March 2, 2018 —     BETHPAGE, NY — March 1, 2018 — Due to the nor’easter which is expected to bring heavy rain, high winds, and possible flooding conditions, Island Harvest Food Bank has canceled all regularly …

Long Island Warming Centers

With a winter storm approaching, you or someone you know may need to access a warming center.  Here are the numbers for Nassau and Suffolk C0unty: Nassau County Warming Centers 866-927-6233 Suffolk County Warming Centers 631-854-9100

Island Harvest Food Bank and Stop & Shop Open “Healthy Harvest Pantry” to Support Victims of Domestic Abuse

— Pantry stocked by Stop & Shop, with an emphasis on healthy food choices, including whole-grain, low-fat, reduced-sodium and reduced-sugar products —     BETHPAGE, NY — December 4, 2017 — Island Harvest Food Bank, a leading Long Island hunger-relief organization, and Stop & Shop today opened a new food pantry, to provide supplemental food …

September is Hunger Action Month

— Island Harvest Food Bank asks Long Islanders to Take Action to End Hunger—   LONG ISLAND, NY – Aug. 31, 2017 – This September, Island Harvest Food Bank joins the Feeding America® nationwide network of food banks in mobilizing across all 50 states to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action MonthTM is designed …

Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran Visits Island Harvest Food Bank Distribution in Freeport

FREEPORT, NY — July 26, 2017 — Nassau County Legislator Laura Curran (LD-5) recently stopped by Island Harvest Food Bank’s Freeport distribution site to discuss the issue of hunger in our local communities. Legislator Curran met with Randi Shubin Dresner, president, and CEO of Island Harvest Food Bank, along with representatives from local hunger-relief organizations …