Hauppauge, NY - Dece,ber 15, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano (left) along with Eldia Gonzalez (right) Director of Nassau County’s Coordinated Agency for Spanish Americans (CASA) presented a citation to representatives of Long Island Cares, Inc. for the work they have done feeding Long Island’s hungry. Due to the efforts and the generosity of dozens of churches, and hundreds of individuals Long Island Cares, Inc. was able to provide turkey and the trimmings for families in need this holiday season.
County Executive Mangano thanked all in attendance for their dedication to helping Long Island’s hungry. The vision of Long Island Cares, Inc. is to bring together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry on Long Island, and provide to the best of their ability for the humanitarian needs of the Long Island community. They provide food when and where it’s needed, while promoting self-sufficiency and public education.
Pictured (left to right) Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Jessica Rosati of Long Island Cares, Inc., Sharon M. Smith (Executive Director of Food Bank Association of NYS), and Eldia Gonzalez of Director of CASA.