Long Island, NY - August 27th, 2013 - Dunkin' Donuts has launched a line of brand new, colorful t-shirts to help Long Island rebuild following the widespread impact of Hurricane Sandy. The new t-shirts are emblazoned with the words REBUILDD Long Island, and a portion of the proceeds from every shirt sold will be donated to Long Island Cares, Inc. to support its Emergency Response and Recovery Services programs that continue to assist families in the post Sandy recovery process.
"This is a very special campaign on the part of Long Island Dunkin Donuts stores and part of a rewarding partnership between the Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin Robbins Foundation and the regional food bank," said Paule Pachter, Executive Director of Long Island Cares. Dunkin' Donuts and many of their Long Island stores were there to assist communities impacted by Sandy during the early days of the storm, and now they continue to be there to offer ongoing support through the recovery process."
The RebuilDD Long Island t-shirts retail for $11.99 each and come in a varety of colors and sizes. They can be purchased at all Dunkin' Donuts Long Island locations or through Long Island Cares by calling (631) 582-3663 x 105. Mail orders must include shipping and handling.
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.