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WBAB Touch a Truck Event a BIG Success!

On a very windy, Sunday, November 2nd WBAB and WBLI held their annual Touch A Truck event at the Smith Haven Mall.  Admission to the event was non-perishable food items for Island Harvest.  The Long Island community came out in force donating more than 8,600 pounds.

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Thank You Cub Scout Pack 601

Congratulations to Cub Scout Pack 601 from Mount Elementary School in Stony Brook.  They participated in our Hunger Awareness Campaign for one week at the end of October and collected over 2,600 non-perishable food items and personal care products and over $300 in spare change to assist us in our important work!  Way to go!!

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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!  

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Babylon Town’s Family Poverty Rate on the Rise

To see the article as it appeared in Newsday Updated October 22, 2014 9:36 PM By NICHOLAS SPANGLER  nicholas.spangler@newsday.com Family poverty in the Town of Babylon rose between 2010 and 2013, according to Census Bureau estimates released last month. Between 3,000 and 5,000 Babylon families were living in poverty last year — about 8 percent …

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Unilever Stuff-A-Truck is a Success!

A HUGE Island Harvest THANK YOU to Unilever and Stop & Shop, Levittown for your Stuff-A-Truck event!  With the awesome support of K98.3 and Island Harvest volunteers, 1,275 lbs of food was raised supplementing 1063 meals!!!      

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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 …