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 scheduled food distributions and external events on Friday, March 2, 2018.
Island Harvest Food Bank’s regularly scheduled distribution of food to its member agencies across Long Island will commence as usual on Monday, March 5, 2018. Agencies will be notified of any changes, should they occur, or can contact Island Harvest at 516-294-8528, extension 117.
Island Harvest Food Bank will issue updates accordingly and as necessary. For more information visit www.islandharvest.org, or call 631-873-4775.
About Island Harvest Food Bank
Island Harvest Food Bank is a leading hunger-relief organization that provides food and other resources to people in need. Always treating those it helps with dignity and respect, its goal is to end hunger and reduce poverty on Long Island through efficient food collection and distribution; enhanced hunger-awareness and nutrition-education programs; job training; and direct services targeted at children, senior citizens, veterans and others at risk. Approximately 94 cents of every dollar donated to Island Harvest goes to programs that support more than 316,000 Long Islanders. Island Harvest is a lead agency in the region’s emergency-response preparedness for food and product distribution, and is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. More information can be found at www.islandharvest.org.