Libraries to Host Food Drives on Saturday

Updated: Two local libraries are collecting food Saturday, part of an Island-wide drive to increase the supply for those in need. Both Half Hollow Hills Community Library and the Huntington Public Library will be collecting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Randi Shubin Dresner, president Read More …

Island Harvest, TV Stations Join in Food Drive

 Island Harvest Food Bank is joining with NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47/WNJU in a week-long tri-state community appeal.  “COVID-19 has forced many people on Long Island to turn to emergency food programs to feed their families, and many people never sought help before,” Read More …

Touch a Truck–And Sound a Siren– at Food Bank Benefit

 Eager kids of all ages came out to a Touch a Truck event Saturday, a benefit for Island Harvest and a chance to make noise, eat, and meet firefighters, EMS workers, police, veterans and radio personalities. In collaboration with radio stations WBAB and BLI, Read More …

Scouts Collect Food for Island Harvest

Members of Boy Scout Troop 41 helped collect donations of food Saturday at the Stop & Shop, part of a drive to collect 100,000 pounds of food. The “Scouting for Food” drive will help Island Harvest Food Bank provide food to nearly 300,000 Long Islanders. ‘Scouting Read More …

‘Scouting for Food’ Drive Aims to Collect 100,000 Pounds in Donations

Boy Scouts will be out in Huntington and throughout Suffolk County in the coming days to collect 100,000 pounds of food in honor of the organization’s 100th anniversary. The “Scouting for Food” drive will help Island Harvest Food Bank to help provide supplemental food support to Read More …

Island Harvest, SPCA Offer Help to Federal Workers

Island Harvest and the SPCA are offering temporary food assistance to workers hit by the federal government shutdown. “We at Island Harvest Food Bank recognize that some federal workers living on Long Island are struggling to put food on their families’ tables due to the Read More …

Island Harvest to Honor HHH East Student

    Island Harvest Food Bank will recognize Alec Armyn, a senior at Half Hollow Hills High School East, with its 2018 Student Ambassador Award in recognition of his hunger relief efforts in his community at the hunger-relief organization’s 25th annual Taste of the Harvest Celebration. Longtime Island Read More …

Donnelly Visits LI Cares, Island Harvest

As the chair of the Legislature’s Education Human Services Committee, Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) has been touring several non-profit agencies that receive Suffolk County funding to provide food and other essentials to help feed the hungry. He recently visited the Hauppauge headquarters of Read More …