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Feeding Our Families Virtual Food Drive

Non-perishable food donations have declined while the need continues to grow – forcing Long Island Cares to rely more heavily on financial donations to restock shelves, deliver shelf-stable goods to families and keep the emergency food chain stable.

As we continue to face these challenges due to the impact of COVID-19, NBC 4 New York/WNBC, Telemundo 47/WNJU, and our supermarket partner Stop & Shop are teaming up to lend a helping hand.

Starting May 18 and continuing through May 24, Tri-State residents can locate and make a financial donation to Long Island Cares through a special Feeding our Families fundraising campaign.

Funds generated through the community appeal will help us restock shelves and supply non-perishable goods to pantries, agencies and other front-line, anti-hunger community organizations.

Every dollar Matters!  $1 equals 1.12 meals.

 

 

Thank you for supporting Long Island Cares!

Long Island Cares COVID-19 Updates

*Update as of 4/25/2020*

Long Island Cares COVID-19 Emergency response statistics:

  • 906,570 Total # of meals provided   (44.0% increase over 2019)
  • 7,233 Number of people seen at our satellite locations (64.6% increase over 2019)
  • 2,212 Number of new visitors to satellites directly related to COVID-19 (30.6% increase over 2019)
  • 24,316 Total pounds received from community and virtual food drives (41.2% decrease over 2019)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date & Time

April 4, 2020
End Date: May 31, 2020

 

 

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