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 …

Whole Foods Market Long Island Donates $15,806 To Island Harvest Food Bank

HAUPPAUGE, NY — July 27, 2017 — Whole Foods Market Long Island recently stopped by Island Harvest Food Bank’s Hauppauge Distribution Center and presented a generous $15,806.19 donation to assist with food collection and distribution efforts in Nassau and Suffolk counties. The funds donated were part of Whole Foods Market’s “Community Giving Day” in which …

Increased Demand Drives Expansion of Island Harvest Food Bank “Summer Food Service Program,” Which Helps Low-Income Children When School’s Out

— Regional food bank expects to serve approximately 175,000 meals to be served to 5,500 children in Nassau and Suffolk counties this summer —   HAUPPAUGE, NY — June 12, 2017 — More than 118,000 schoolchildren on Long Island rely on free breakfast and lunch programs during the school year, but lack access to sufficient …

Island Harvest Food bank Receives Morgan Stanley Grant to Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals to Children and Families

— Food Bank Participates in Nationwide “Feeding Kids Around the Clock” Initiative —   HAUPPAUGE, NY — June 7, 2017 — Island Harvest Food Bank today announced it has received a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its School Pantry program, a child hunger initiative that helps to make sure low-income families …