Read what the media are saying about Long Island Cares

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May 2023

Patch - Hauppauge

White Castle, Customers Raise Nearly $15K For Long Island Cares.

Food Bank News

The Next Big Thing in Healthcare Partnerships – interview with Dr. Jessica Rosati, Long Island Cares Vice President for Programs.

Our Sports Central

The Long Island Ducks and Island Federal Credit Union have teamed up again for the “Home Runs for Hunger” campaign to benefit Long Island Cares.

Patch - Sachem

Over 250 pounds of pet food and supplies were collected during the Long Island Cares 12th Annual Legislative Pet Food Drive Challenge organized by Brookhaven Town Officials.

Patch - Huntington

For the 11th year, Donna Drake, an internationally syndicated TV talk show host, is set to host a party in Huntington where she only asks her dozens of guests to donate food and money to Long Island Cares.


Survey: Most NYers say paying for food’s harder. Jessica Rosati, Vice President of Programs, talks about her concerns.

April 2023

Patch - Northport

Gardener Grows Food For LI Cares: ‘We Need More Kindness In The World’

Patch - Huntington

LI Cares Volunteer Brings Gourmet Sweet ‘Treats’ To Food Insecure.

Broadway World

Long Island Music & Entertainment Hall of Fame to Host Film Screening and Q&A Panel Honoring Songwriter and Activist Harry Chapin.


Paper Towels or Pet Food?

Patch - Farmingdale

Farmingdale State College students to volunteer at Long Island Cares.

March 2023

Broadcast with Rachel Campos-Duffy

Fox & Friends

Rachel Campos-Duffy interviews Paule Pachter, CEO and discusses the rise of food insecurity due to inflation.

Patch - Riverhead

New Beginnings Food Pantry will fight ‘crisis’ number of hungry on LI by partnering with Long Island Cares.

Broadcast with Rafael Pi Roman

Metro Focus

Rafael Pi Roman continues his coverage of Hunger in New York State with a special interview with Paule Pachter, CEO, about Food Insecurity on Long Island.

Patch - Hauppauge

White Castle and Long Island Cares team up against hunger.


Analyzing food insecurity in Jewish and Muslim communities on Long Island.


Anton News

Bethpage Hospital joins efforts to reduce Long Island hunger.

Featuring Dr. Jessica Rosati, Vice President for Programs.

News 12

End of extra SNAP assistance creates bigger strain on local food banks.

Long Island Weekly

Manhattan Transfer March 30 concert aids Long Island Cares.
Read an interview with a member of the group.

Patch - East Northport

Food pantry gets grant from Long Island Cares.

TBR News Media

Catholic Health and Long Island Cares partner to fight food insecurity.

February 2023


End of SNAP benefit boost sparks concern for Long Islanders in need.

*Newsday subscription is required to read the entire article on their website.

Patch -
Five Towns

Long Island Cares receives federal, state funding for upcoming Valley Stream location.

Patch -
East Meadow

Grammy winners Manhattan Transfer perform benefit concert for Long Island Cares.

Riverhead Local

Food banks alarmed by governor’s proposal to cut funding, as hunger and food insecurity remain higher than pre-pandemic levels.

Patch - Freeport

Freeport Soup Kitchen Gets Funds to Keep Operation Intact.

LI Herald

Food prices are up. Here’s how Valley Stream officials are fighting hunger. Long Island Cares to open location in Valley Stream.


Two pediatricians win grant to detect food insecurity in patients.* Featuring Dr. Siddiqui, Pediatrician, Long Island Cares’ Board member.

*Newsday subscription is required to read the entire article on their website.

No Kid Hungry Awards $20,000 to American Academy of Pediatrics to Combat Child Hunger on Long Island.

Patch - Huntington

LI Cares, Old Navy Of Huntington Teaming Up To Help Long Island.

January 2023


SNAP benefits in NY returning to pre-pandemic levels, putting Long Island’s hungry at greater risk.*

*Newsday subscription is required to read the entire article on their website.

News 12

Local food banks seek to help as extra SNAP benefits set to expire.

News 12

LIDL grand opening in Deer Park

Donates to Long Island Cares.

I-Connect 007

TTM Technologies makes a sizable donation to Long Island Cares.

The Patch

Alarming food insecurity increases on Long Island.

News 12

Long Island Cares sees a huge increase in people needing food between 2021 and 2022.

Featuring Paule Pachter, President & CEO.

TBR Newsmedia

Ward Melville High School career fair introduces students to community employees.

Interview with Lisa Owens, Program Manager.


News 12

Inflation is pressuring food pantries while Long Island Cares works to keep its shelves stocked.

Featuring Paule Pachter, President & CEO.

Pet owners facing inflation-induced prices when purchasing food for their furry companions are sometimes forced to make difficult choices. Long Island Cares’ helps alleviate these choices through Baxter’s Pet Pantry.


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