This is the list of some of the most needed food and speciality items requested by Food Pantries:
- shelf-stable milk
- peanut butter
- macaroni & cheese
- canned fish
- canned meats
- canned fruits
- canned vegetables
- canned soups
- cookies & crackers
- granola and nuts
Here are some of the places that you or your neighbors can go for help, or to make a donation:
Long Island Cares Inc.
10 Davids Drive (Harry Chapin Way) Hauppague (631) 582-FOOD
East Hampton Food Pantry
219-50 Accabonac Road, East Hampton (631) 324-2300
199 Second Street, Mineola (516) 294-8528
Smithtown Emergency Food Pantry
90 Edgewood Drive, Smithtown (631) 265-7676
Long Island Food Not Bombs
Long Island Council of Churches
Locations in Hempstead, Riverhead and Freeport
99 Jerusalem Avenue, Massapequa (516) 541-0740
128 Pine Aire Drive, Bay Shore (631) 231-8290
1579 Northern Boulevard, Roslyn (516) 621-7925
Long Island Community Fellowship
697 West Montauk Highway, Bay Shore (631) 961-9618
1543 Montauk Highway, Bellport (631) 758-7584 - Note, they will have numerous food distribution days & locations throughout the week - see their site for details.
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