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Agency News

Long Island Cares – The Harry Chapin Food Bank works in partnership with our member agencies.  On this page we post important information for programs to sustain and grow, working together to enable successful programs.  If you have information to share, please contact Kristine (klehn@licares.org).


Congratulations Lillian Pennon – Galilee Church Food Pantry – 2018 Nancy Bern Volunteer of the Year winner!


Long Island Cares is partnering with Burlington Coat Factory to receive gently used winter coats.   Winter Coat Flyer


HPNAP CONTRACTS – The new contract begins November 1, 2018.  Grant funding will be in your account on that day. Thank you to all agencies who completed their applications!


4th Quarter Wakefern Grants are now in!  Remember – ShopRite Wakefern Grants are to be used entirely during the year.  Please plan accordingly.


Monthly Statistic Reports are required for all member agencies.  Back by popular demand, our On-Line Statistics Report is currently available!  You can easily access the report on our Daily Menus & Reporting page or follow this link:  www.licares.org/agency-support/daily-menus/reporting/   All monthly reports are due by the 5th day of the following month.


What’s Happening?  – Keep up with all the workshops, nutrition info; delivery schedules; HPNAP and TEFAP tidbits and more
OCTOBER 2018 Newsletter;  

NOVEMBER 2018 Newsletter


Nutrition & Food Safety & Sanitation Workshops – https://www.licares.org/agency-support/nutrition-resources-and-recipes/


Volunteer Assistance – LI Cares has a very large database of individuals looking for special projects or placement at pantries and meal programs. Do you have a special event coming up that will require additional volunteers?  Or are you looking for more volunteers to help with your existing program?  If so, please use our Volunteer Request Form     Remember – all responses will be sent to you.  LI Cares will not be screening any responses.  Email the completed form to Nancy:  nguarino@licares.org  


Reminder to all TEFAP Agencies – USDA requires that all programs that accept and use or distribute TEFAP commodities must attend Civil Rights training annually.   For more information, please contact Michele @ 631-582-3663 ext. 134 or mjackson@licares.org

Scheduled Civil Rights Trainings:
LI Cares Center for Collaborative Change  – Freeport  (21 East Sunrise Highway) – NEW LOCATION!
Monday, November 19 – 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Long Island Cares, Inc. – Hauppauge (10 Davids Drive)
Friday, November 30 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

To register for Civil Rights Workshop:  https://www.cognitoforms.com/LongIslandCares1/CivilRightsTrainingRegistration20182019


SPECIAL TEFAP NOTICE:  New TEFAP REQUIREMENT for all faith based organizations distributing TEFAP foods to clients.  Please read this immediately and post the flyer requested.

In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis or race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability and reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print; audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible State or local Agency that administers the program or USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English.

To file a complaint alleging discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.  Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: Mail:US Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250-9410 Fax:  (202) 690-7442; or Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Important Documents for Agencies
Provider Bill Of Rights
Client Bill Of Rights
Universal Entitlement Form TEFAP (English)
Universal Entitlement Form TEFAP (Spanish)
Dry Food Storage Temperature Log
Cold Perishable Food Storage Temperature Log

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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