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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 …

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 …

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 $150,000 From PSEG Foundation

ISLAND HARVEST FOOD BANK RECEIVES $150,000 FROM PSEG FOUNDATION —    Grant helps support Island Harvest’s general food collection/distribution efforts to help 316,000 Long Islanders facing hunger —   LONG ISLAND, NY — December 30, 2015 — Island Harvest Food Bank today announced it has received a two-year grant of $150,000 from the PSEG Foundation to …