long island cares' mission

Our Vision: a hunger-free Long Island. Founded by the late Harry Chapin, Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry on Long Island. We provide food when and where it’s needed, while promoting self-sufficiency and public education. Get to know us.

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Newsday Charities

In 2000, Newsday expanded its long-term support of helping those in need on Long Island and partnered with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation to establish […]

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The Faces Of

The Right Tools for School Success

5 year old Cam came to a Long Island Cares’ workshop with his Mom. Cam didn’t know what the food bank was and his Mom […]

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