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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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    According to a recently published report by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) entitled, Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation: Summer Nutrition Status Report, participation in Summer Nutrition Programs has decreased across America.  In July 2016, the programs served 3 million children across the country which, is 4.8 percent fewer children than were served in […]

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  3. Thanks For Another Successful Year Of The Marcum Workplace Challenge

    On Tuesday, July 25, more than 9,000 runners and walkers came out to take part in the Marcum Workplace Challenge. The largest run-walk on the island happens annually at Jones Beach and was a wildly good time. Long Island Cares was grateful to be a beneficiary of the corporate challenge brought to us by Marcum […]

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  4. Long Island Cares Gets Down And Dirty At Rugged Maniac 5K Mud Run

    It’s been said teamwork makes the dream work. Nothing brought this phrase to life for us quite like the Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race and Mud Run we completed on Saturday, July 22. Long Island Cares, the Harry Chapin Food Bank participated in this insanely dirty obstacle course and found out exactly how much team […]

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  5. Thank You Everybody Who Came Out To Our Inaugural Caliente Party In The Hamptons

    On Saturday July 8, Long Island Cares introduced our inaugural Caliente party, which benefited The Harry Chapin Food Bank. It was a beautiful night filled with music, dancing, cocktails, and a silent auction. With impeccable guests in attendance, Caliente also served as an evening for honoring individuals who’ve made an impact on Long Island . […]

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