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Tag: Long Island Cares

OpEd: Harry Chapin’s Spirit Lives On in Fight Against Hunger

What Harry Chapin knew 40 years ago is still true today: Poverty, unemployment, immigration status, disabilities, underemployment, homelessness, veterans status, and systemic racism impact people's ability to provide nutritious food to feed their family.

OpEd: Food Bank Needs Steady Supply Now More Than Ever

In the past seven months, more food has been delivered to Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank than ever before. 

Long Island Food Bank Opens New Bethpage Location

A local food bank opened a new location Monday in Bethpage to help feed the increasing number of Long Islanders struggling to keep food on the table amid the coronavirus pandemic.

BRG Donates $18K to Long Island Cares

Bohlsen Restaurant Group donated $18,000 to the nonprofit hunger relief organization Long Island Cares on Thursday at Harbor Club at Prime in Huntington.

Bank of America Donates $500,000 to Long Island Cares

Bank of America donated a half-million dollars to The Harry Chapin Regional Food Bank to help the nonprofit establish the organizations’ fifth community-based satellite center in Hampton Bays. 

Summer Food Drive Under Way on Long Island

Advocates are urging the public to donate canned goods and non-perishable items for the regional food bank at collection tables set up outside Long Island supermarkets on summer weekends July 7 through Oct. 7.

Local Long Island Charities Fight Hunger, Homelessness & Poverty

The Interfaith Nutrition Network (The INN), Long Island Cares and Island Harvest work year-round to help hungry and homeless Long Island families in need.