Bethpaghe, NY - March 13, 2017 - In advance of the expected winter storm, which threatens to bring heavy snow and strong wind to the area on Monday night into Tuesday, all Island Harvest Food Bank offices and distribution centers will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The following programs will also be canceled tomorrow:
- The Senior Mobile Food Pantry in Bay Shore and Central Islip.
- Eisenhower Park, East Meadow distribution site.
Island Harvest Food Bank will continue to monitor storm conditions and, as always, is prepared to support emergency response organizations in Nassau and Suffolk counties in the event our services are required.
Island Harvest Food Bank will issue weather-related updates as necessary.
About Island Harvest Food Bank
Island Harvest Food Bank is a leading hunger-relief organization that provides food and other resources to people in need. Always treating those it helps with dignity and respect, its goal is to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island through efficient food collection and distribution; enhanced hunger-awareness and nutrition-education programs; job training; and direct services targeted at children, senior citizens, veterans, and others at risk of food insecurity. As a result of Island Harvest Food Bank’s dynamic business model, more than 94 percent of expended resources go directly to programs and services that support over 316,000 Long Islanders facing hunger. Island Harvest Food Bank is a lead agency in the region’s emergency response preparedness for food and product distribution, and is a member of Feeding America®, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization. Island Harvest is a four-star-rated nonprofit by Charity Navigator, an independent charity watchdog organization. More information can be found at www.islandharvest.org.