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Archive: Jul 2016

  1. NEW NATIONAL DATA ON FOOD INSECURITY REPORTS SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN ON LONG ISLAND FACING DOMESTIC HUNGER

    A new report published by Feeding America, the national hunger relief organization representing 194 food banks across the country describes a 27.2% increase in the estimated number of Long Island children experiencing food insecurity.  The report entitled, Map the Meal Gap 2016: Child Food Insecurity in New York by County in 2014 reports 40,360 children […]

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  2. Long Island Farmers Markets Accepting WIC, EBT & Senior Nutrition Coupons

    Everyone deserves access to healthy, nutritious, fresh food.  These farmers markets in Nassau and Suffolk Counties are making it a little bit easier for Long Islanders in need to buy fresh fruits and vegetables by accepting EBT cards, WIC, or Senior Nutrition coupons. Suffolk Farmers Markets Nassau Farmers Markets

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  3. We’re hiring!

    Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in the fight against hunger on Long Island?  We want to hear from you!  Long Island Cares is hiring a full-time Community Support and Food Drives Manager and a part-time Program Support Specialist in our Community Outreach Department. Learn more and apply today!

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