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Archive: Sep 2017

  1. THERE’S A GROWING CONCERN ABOUT FOOD INSECURITY AMONG SENIORS IN AMERICA

    In a just released report by Feeding America entitled, The State of Senior Hunger and Health in America in 2015, the national umbrella organization for America’s 200 food banks raises concerns about what seniors are consuming and how food insecurity can lead to numerous health issues as we age.  Although the data isn’t startling and […]

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  2. CONSIDERING SPONSORING A FOOD DRIVE . . . THINK HEALTHY!

    Community food drives are a wonderful way for businesses, civic associations, schools, scouting groups and other organizations to get involved in supporting their local food pantry, soup kitchen and even their regional food bank like Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Quite often volunteers are outside local supermarkets, post offices, libraries and at shopping […]

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  3. We Had A Volunteer Appreciation Party Because Our Volunteers Are THE BEST!

    We love our volunteers. They are the community that keep us going. It takes a lot to keep Long Island Cares going and our ever-changing groups of volunteers are often the lifeline of our organization. On September 1, we decided to have a little volunteer appreciation party to show these awesome volunteers how much we […]

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  4. Thank You Ocean State Job Lot For The Massive Donation This Morning

    HAUPPAUGE– For the 12th consecutive year, a truck carrying nearly 27,000 pounds of food arrived at Long Island Cares on National Action Hunger Day – Thursday, September 14 – thanks to Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation’s “Three Square Meals” hunger relief program. In total, Ocean State Job Lot plans to donate eight million pounds […]

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