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Long Island Cares and BCCA to Host Art Feeds Hunger Exhibit July 16-31 in Lindenhurst

The exhibit will feature twenty framed pieces of artwork by artist and Art Feeds Hunger founder Lewis Isaac Testa.

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Lindenhurst, NY - June 30, 2014 - Long Island Cares, Inc.-The Harry Chapin Food Bank and the Babylon Citizens Council on the Arts will co-sponsor an exhibit from Art Feeds Hunger this July. The exhibit, called "The Faces of Hunger", will feature twenty framed pieces of artwork by artist and Art Feeds Hunger founder Lewis Isaac Testa. There will be ten drawings specifically related to hunger, and ten portraits of musicians and recording artists who are closely aligned with several charities and causes, such as Harry Chapin, Billy Joel, Dee Snider and John Lennon. The exhibit will be on display from July 16-31, 2014 at the BACCA Arts Center, 149 North Wellwood Avenue in Lindenhurst.  
 
The exhibit will be open Monday-Thursday 12:00-7:30 PM except for Wednesday, July 16 12:00-6:00 PM and Tuesday, July 29 12:00-3:00 PM, and will also be open Friday July 18 3:00-6:00 PM, Friday July 25 6:00-9:00 PM, and Saturday & Sunday 10:00 AM-3:00 PM. Anyone interested in attending the exhibit is encouraged to visit the calendar of events on licares.org before doing so to confirm exhibit hours.   Long Island Cares staff and volunteers will be at the BACCA Arts Center to welcome visitors, and to collect donations of non-perishable food to support the work of Long Island Cares Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank.  Information about the broad array of programs and services provided to the community by Long Island Cares will also be available, as well as the opportunity to purchase tee-shirts, CDs and prints of the artwork on display. 
 
For more information, contact William Gonyou, Manager of Long Island Cares' South Shore Service Center in Lindenhurst at (631) 991-8106. Although admission to the exhibit is free, a non-perishable food or a monetary donation is suggested.
 
"The Faces of Hunger" exhibit is part of Long Island Cares' annual Day of Making a Difference on July 16, that remembers Harry Chapin's legacy on the anniversary of his death
 
About Long Island Cares, Inc.
Long Island Cares, Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank is Long Island's first food bank: serving the hungry on Long Island since, 1980. Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry on Long Island and provides emergency food where and when it is needed, and sponsors a wide variety of innovate direct service programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency. The organization was founded by the late singer, Grammy Award winning songwriter and social activist Harry Chapin in response to the growing issue of hunger on Long Island. It is continued today by his wife and partner Sandy Chapin, a dedicated Board of Directors and talented staff working out of their 35,000 square foot facility in Hauppauge and their storefront hunger assistance centers in Freeport and Lindenhurst. Long Island Cares is a member agency of the Food Bank Association of New York State and Feeding America. Long Island Cares, Inc. is recognized by the NYS Department of Health and the USDA as the regional food bank for Long Island.