Attend an Event

For a Long Island event that makes a difference, attend one of these fundraisers in support of Long Island Cares – The Harry Chapin Food Bank, one of our region’s most comprehensive hunger assistance organizations. Since our organization was founded by the late singer, Grammy Award-winning songwriter and social activist Harry Chapin, music is part of our operations – and fundraising efforts – so check back here often to see who’s bringing their talents to benefit Long Islanders experiencing hunger, poverty or food insecurity.

Check Out Hunger

October 1, 2017

We are all familiar with the sugary sweets we find on the checkout line. It’s too easy to cave to the impulse buys sitting beside the cashier. So rather than checking out chocolate this Autumn, why don’t you Check Out Hunger? From now through the new year, various supermarkets on Long Island will be participating in our simple donation program.

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One CAN Make A Difference With CANstruction Long Island

October 26, 2017


It's one of the quirkiest events you'll find on the island. Participants come from all over to construct cans of donated goods into unique sculptures. The masterpieces are then displayed in the RXR Plaza in Uniondale from October 26-November 12. Check it out and register your own team while there's still time!