Chocolate World Expo Long Island to host 3rd Annual Food Drive to support Long Island Cares, Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank on March 2 at the Cradle of Aviation Museum.
Garden City, NY - February 25, 2014 - Long Island Cares, Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank has been invited back to collect food donations at the ever popular 3rd Annual Chocolate World Expo which will be held on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the spectacular Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City.
Chocolate World Expo, also known as "CWE," features tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, cheeses, gelato, wines and much more! Best of all, admission to CWE includes full access to the Museum's exhibits and free entry to the Nassau County Fire Fighters Museum. As an added bonus there will be performances by Mentalist Marc Salem and demos by Celebrity Chef Barret Beyer (from Hell's Kitchen Season 11) and Chef Larry Rosenberg (contributing author to Martha Stewart's Wedding Book).
All attendees are being asked to bring 2 or more non-perishable food items for Long Island Cares. A Long Island Cares truck will be conveniently parked outside for donation drop off prior to entering CWE. To date, the participating attendees have been able to supply 1,840 meals to families in need on Long Island, through their food and monetary donations.
In addition to the Food Drive, Long Island Cares, Inc. will have an information booth set up inside the event to answer questions about our many programs and services, sign up volunteers, and will also be selling Harry Chapin CD's and t-shirts.
Whether you're looking for bon-bons or brownies - a fountain treat or fabulous chocolate gifts - you'll find it at Chocolate World Expo on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, next to Nassau Community College. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children ages 2-12. For more information about the expo please www.chocolateworldexpo.com
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.