Category: Article

  1. Saving More Than 500 Pounds Of Spicy Chicken from Being Thrown Away

    At Long Island Cares, we often talk about food insecurity and the factors that contribute to hunger on Long Island. We also discuss programs that solve these issues of food insecurity and the ways we can work toward a hunger free island. Today, we would like to touch on one of the tertiary issues that […]

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  2. Don’t Let The Trump Administration Reduce SNAP Benefits

    Please Help Us Protect SNAP By Writing A Comment To The Government Urging Them To Protect The Program In an effort to cut spending, the Trump Administration is proposing to reduce funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Sometimes called food stamps, SNAP is a program that protects the most vulnerable in society. SNAP […]

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  3. Responding to the Needs of Our Government Workers During the Shutdown

    During the government shutdown which began on December 22, 2018 and lasted for thirty-five days, federal government workers who were furloughed or worked without receiving a paycheck had to endure numerous difficulties. Among the hardships experienced by the 15,000 federal government workers living or working on Long Island was not being able to make a […]

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