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xFood Blitz 2014 Nassau #29

Food Bank Association of New York Lauds “Farm To Food Bank” Funding Approved in 2017-2018 State Budget

LATHAM, NY — April 14, 2017 — The Food Bank Association of New York is pleased that the recently passed 2017-2018 New York State budget incorporates funding for the bi-partisan “Farm-to-Food-Bank” bill, according to Anita M. Paley, Executive Director. “The ‘Farm-to-Food-Bank’ bill, signed by Governor Cuomo after two previous vetoes, now gives farmers across New …

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Making A Difference: Island Harvest Food Bank Joins NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Stop & Shop and Tri-state Food Banks to Host Region-wide Food Drive on Saturday, April 8

Island Harvest Food Bank to aid in non-perishable collection at 199 local Stop & Shop locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut— NBC 4 and Telemundo 47 news personalities to visit collection locations, support donation efforts and encourage local volunteerism —   NEW YORK – March 10, 2017 – Coming together to feed local …

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Island Harvest Food Bank, Legistlators Call on Governor Cuono to Work to Fund Farm-to-Food-Bank Bill in Upcoming State Budget

HAUPPAUGE, NY — March 15, 2017 — State legislators, including Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, and Assemblyman Phil Ramos joined Island Harvest Food Bank, the Long Island Farm Bureau and anti-hunger advocates in calling on Governor Cuomo and the legislature to work together in providing appropriations in the upcoming state budget for funding farm-to-food-bank legislation.  …

J. Kings Food Service Donates 20k Square Foot Warehouse Space in Calverton To Island Harvest Food Bank

–Facility will help improve food collection and distribution to those in need on the East End; will also serve as distribution point for disaster preparedness in Eastern Suffolk —  J. Kings Food Service donated a 20K-square-foot warehouse at 2711 Sound Ave., Calverton, NY to Island Harvest Food Bank under a 20-year, no-cost lease agreement. (Photo …

Stop & Shop Donates $29,963 to Island Harvest Food Bank

  HAUPPAUGE, NY — March 1, 2017 — Representatives from Stop & Shop recently stopped by Island Harvest Food Bank’s Hauppauge Distribution Center to drop off a donation of $29,963.35 as part of the supermarket chain’s “Food for Friends” initiative, which benefits local hunger-relief organizations.  “Stop & Shop has established itself as a true champion …