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    Aspara-Gus Says Thank You

    It’s a big day at Long Island Cares headquarters! Our new friend and mascot Aspara-Gus the Dragon has his chef’s jacket all ready for today’s visit to Birch Lane Elementary in Massapequa Park, where he will meet the students who gave him his name! Gus is very excited to deliver 125 healthy snacks to the school as […]

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    JVC Stuff-A-Truck Results

    We are pleased to announce that this weekend’s Stuff-A-Truck partnership with JVC Broadcasting was a success! A total of 8,500 pounds of food was raised throughout the event.  We thank to all those who donated, as well as all of the radio stations of JVC Broadcasting, for helping us brighten the holidays for Long Islanders […]

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    Thanks for Giving Food Drive 2014 Results

    We are pleased to announce that we ended this year’s Thanks for Giving Food Drive with a total of 13,035 pounds raised. HUGE thanks to all those who donated, as well as our event partners WALK 97.5 and King Kullen, for all their efforts in helping us exceed our goal for this year.  Here’s to making change and brightening holidays for Long Islanders in […]

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    The votes are in…and our mascot has a name!

    The CEO, Board of Directors and Staff of Long Island Cares, Inc. – The Harry Chapin Food Bank are proud to introduce our new agency mascot: ASPARA-GUS THE DRAGON                                 We thank all of the students and teachers who contributed to our Mascot Naming Contest for their creative entries.  Aspara-Gus and Long Island Cares’ staff are […]

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    Long Island Cares Inc. Staff Anniversary

    Today, we extend hearty congratulations and sincere thanks to Nancy Gallea, our Inventory Coordinator, who just reached her twentieth anniversary at Long Island Cares!   Thank you for all you have done for Long Islanders in need, Nancy.  We are honored and fortunate to have you as part of the LIC team.

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