Mount Sinai, NY - December 8, 2015 - To provide assistance to the more than 300,000 families in need on Long Island, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker is partnering with Island Harvest Food Bank for a holiday food drive during the month of December. Now through December 30th nonperishable food items, cleaning supplies and personal care products can be dropped off at Legislator Anker’s office, located at 620 Route 25A, Suite B, in Mt. Sinai.
Island Harvest combats hunger by providing supplemental food support, products and services to Long Islanders in need. They distribute food and products to food pantries, soup kitchens, and other feeding programs and directly via mobile food pantries to senior citizens and veterans.
“I am proud to partner with Island Harvest Food Bank to help provide services to adults, children, seniors and veterans in need on Long Island,” said Legislator Anker. “I thank the community in advance for their donations and generosity.”
Suggested donation items include: low sodium canned vegetables, soups and fruits, whole wheat pasta and cereal, and nutritional beverages such as Ensure and Boost. Please contact Legislator Anker’s office at (631) 854-1600 if you have any questions or require additional information.