long island cares' mission

Founded by the late Harry Chapin, Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry and food insecure on Long Island and, to the best of our ability, provides for the humanitarian needs of our community. Our goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency, and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island. Our vision is “A Hunger Free Long Island”.


Our Corporate

Our Family Foundation by
Stop & Shop

The Our Family Foundation by Stop & Shop has been a supporter of Long Island Cares since 2001 and has sponsored a number of initiatives […]

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The Faces Of

ESL Assistance in a Time of Need

Senora Olga, a single mother of two small children aged 4 and 7, relocated to Hempstead from Honduras. She had been in the country for three years […]

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