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.
September is Hunger Action Month and with the holiday season right around the corner Island Harvest is reaching out to the public for help.
The Marines unloaded more than 2,000 turkeys donated by Stop & Shop for the upcoming holidays.
The massive recovery effort following Superstorm Sandy is also affecting the yearly turkey drives by food banks.
Because of superstorm Sandy, there are many new faces in need of food assistance this year at the Island Harvest food drive in Bethpage.
Add one more to the list of challenges presented by Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath.
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.
A Long Island man who relocated to Texas has returned, with a truckload of donated help for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
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.
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.
Everyone is urged to give so no one goes hungry this holiday season.
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.
“We’re looking for some innovative ideas and solutions,” says Island Harvest President Randi Dresner.