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    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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  2. 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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  3. What Is “One Island Giving Day” And How Can You Get Involved?

    Long Island holds a strong community of people. We all take pride in where we live and love it here. In an attempt to unite Long Islanders and increase the spirit of Long Island, The Hagerdorn Foundation partnered with local nonprofits, including Long Island Cares, to create One Island Giving Day. It’s a one-day virtual […]

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  4. Thank You Everybody Who Came Out To Rascal Flatts To Benefit Long Island Cares

    On Thursday August 31, Rascal Flatts performed to benefit Long Island Cares. The show took place at the NYCB Theatre in Westbury. Country music fans came out in leather boots and cowboy hats to dance along with the country classics of Rascal Flatts. Todd O’Neill opened for the band and delivered a stellar performance followed […]

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  5. One CAN Make A Difference With This Year’s CANstruction Long Island

    It might be the corniest event to hit Long Island, but we’re not complaining. CANstruction Long Island is a national build and design fundraiser that calls upon architectural, engineering, design, and construction industries to fight hunger. Employees and students of these industries are encouraged to join a team and sculpt a cool art piece. Teams are […]

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