Long Island Cares | The Harry Chapin Food Bank

Just Wild About Harry

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Over 300,000 Long Islanders face food insecurity, including over 79,000 children.

Celebrating a 40 Year Legacy

2021 marks the 40th anniversary of Long Island losing one of its greatest advocates – Harry Chapin. Beginning June 25th, Long Island Cares, WhyHunger, and the Harry Chapin Foundation will commemorate the lasting impact of a great humanitarian throughout July with concerts, food drives, and more.

Let’s all come together and spread Harry Chapin’s message:
“To know is to care, to care is to act, to act is to make a difference.”

Current Events

Monday, July 26th

Just Wild About Harry Concert

RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY JULY 26!

Various musicians perform live at
Eisenhower Park
East Meadow, NY

It’s a Food Drive Too!
Accepting Non-Perishable Food Items. On your way in drop off your items at the Long Island Cares booth.

Harry Chapin Documentary

Harry Chapin: When In Doubt, Do Something

Award-winning singer/songwriter Harry Chapin (“Taxi” and “Cats in the Cradle”) spent his fame and fortune chasing a dream to end world hunger and poverty, and in the process inspired, changed, and saved the lives of millions of people.

Is the inspiring story of Grammy® Award-winning singer/songwriter Harry Chapin (“Cat’s in the Cradle”). Chapin sold over 16 million albums and was one of his generation’s most beloved artists and activists who spent his fame and fortune trying to end world hunger before his tragic passing.

A portion of every ticket sale will be going to benefit Long Island Cares!

Directed by Rick Korn

USA | NR | 93 min | Documentary / 2020

Greenwich Entertainment

Starring: Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Pete Seeger, Sir Bob Geldof, Kenny Rogers, Graham Nash, Pat

Benatar, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Robert Lamm, Richie Havens, and Harry Belafonte

Past Events

July 6th - July 19th

Silent Auction

Celebrating Harry’s Legacy

Silent Auction features some amazing prizes

  • $500 gift card to Broadway
  • Jets Autographed Football
  • Vacations to Mexico & Napa
    and more…

Let’s Start Bidding!

All proceeds will be used to provide food to your neighbors in need.

Tuesday, July 15th

Jeff's Place livestream event

Join us via zoom

Celebrate the life, music, & legacy of Harry Chapin
2:00 pm – 5:00pm EST

Get Your Free Tickets and link here!

Sponsor: Jeff Pulver

Monday, July 19th

HARRY CHAPIN 40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY DOCU-CONCERT with THE CHAPIN FAMILY A CELEBRATION OF A LIFE

Featuring Tom Chapin, The Chapin Sisters, The Jen Chapin Trio, and Harry’s Original Band Members Big John Wallace and Howard Fields.

Performing live and streaming online.

City Winery New York
25 11th Ave.(at 15th Street)
New York, NY 10011

Friday, June 25th

Tom Chapin, Jen Chapin, and the Chapin Sisters performed a free concert live at The Chapin Rainbow Stage in Heckscher Park, Huntington.

Watch the event now click here
*There are some sound issues in the beginning, but clear up quickly before the concert begins.

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