Get inspired to Host a Food Drive!
Find a donation drop off center near you.
Food Drives are a big part of what we do. They are the source for much of the more than seven million pounds of food we distribute each year. The best part? They are simple, fun, and a rewarding experience.
Complete the quick registration form linked below for access to our official food drive boxes, large color posters, and pickup service.
Run a virtual food drive with, or instead of, a physical one! This service is free to use, and you can share your drive with even more people, giving your drive an extra boost! You choose how long you want your virtual drive to last, and once completed, the products are delivered directly to us.
To register your virtual drive, or for more information, click here!
Interested in a Virtual Food Drive? Check out our Virtual Food Drive Case Study.
Check out what your neighbors are in need of most!
We offer many free tools to help make your successful:
Get prepared! Food Drive Checklist for a Successful Drive
FREE Poster! Download a food drive poster
Hunger Facts: Display our fact sheet
Did You Know?
Food Drives are a great way for students to complete their community service hours!
Only officially registered Drives can receive credit for community service hours. For more information, please contact our Food Drive Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note, Long Island Cares is a “No Turndown” Food Bank. However, we are unable to accept and distribute the following:
To learn about our foods to encourage initiative, we invite you to visit our Nutrition and Food Safety Resources.