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People bring in donations at the Sixth Annual Bethpage Turkey Drive. (credit: CBS2)

Holiday Food Drive Season Kicks Off On Long Island

Donations for the Sixth Annual Bethpage Turkey Drive came rolling in Tuesday at Bethpage Federal Credit Union’s main branch on South Oyster Bay Road.

11/18/2014

Island Harvest Turkey Drive - Bethpage, NY - Nov 16, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Island Harvest Reaches Out For Donations Ahead Of Holiday Season

September is Hunger Action Month and with the holiday season right around the corner Island Harvest is reaching out to the public for help.

09/18/2014

U.S. Marines help unload turkeys donated by Stop & Shop at Island Harvest in Mineola, Nov. 21, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Marines Help Unload Food Donations At Island Harvest

The Marines unloaded more than 2,000 turkeys donated by Stop & Shop for the upcoming holidays.

11/21/2013

Thanksgiving Turkey (credit: Clipart.com)

Island Harvest Turkey Drive Needs Your Help

The massive recovery effort following Superstorm Sandy is also affecting the yearly turkey drives by food banks.

11/16/2012

Island Harvest turkey and food drive - Bethpage, NY - Nov 16, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

After Sandy, Need Is Greater At Annual Turkey Drive On Long Island

Because of superstorm Sandy, there are many new faces in need of food assistance this year at the Island Harvest food drive in Bethpage.

11/16/2012

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L.I. Charitable Organizations Struggling To Meet Thanksgiving Needs After Sandy

Add one more to the list of challenges presented by Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath.

11/14/2012

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Services Of All Sorts Available For Sandy’s Victims At Farmingdale Event

At the hurricane relief center at Farmingdale State College, all kinds of help is available – everything from legal services, financial advice, and food, even counseling for the stress of it all.

11/07/2012

Chris Mallon

Volunteers Come All The Way From Texas To Help Storm-Battered Long Island

A Long Island man who relocated to Texas has returned, with a truckload of donated help for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

11/05/2012

Island Harvest Turkey Drive - Bethpage, NY - Nov 16, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Island Harvest Holding Turkey Drive In Bethpage

It’s the season for giving and on Long Island, today is the day – in the island’s biggest food and turkey drive of the year.

11/16/2011

Food collected by Island Harvest - File Photo

Long Island Students Spend Vacation Collecting Food

Hundreds of Long Island high school students are spending their winter break at Island Harvest in Uniondale helping to prepare and distribute food for the needy.

02/23/2011

Frozen Turkeys - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Food Pantry Launches Its Biggest Turkey Drive Ever

Everyone is urged to give so no one goes hungry this holiday season.

11/05/2010

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L.I. Charity Starting Push For Holiday Donations

Anyone who brings a turkey to the Bethpage Federal Credit Union branch on South Oyster Bay Road will get free Islander tickets and a chance to win a behind the scenes tour of the Martha Stewart Show.

11/04/2010

Empty Plate - File Photo

Business Leaders Gather For L.I. Hunger Summit

“We’re looking for some innovative ideas and solutions,” says Island Harvest President Randi Dresner.

WCBS 880–09/21/2010