Special Events & Drop Off Locations
November 2016
  

All Month Long
Register your Fall Food Drive TODAY! Our November delivery and pick-up schedule is almost filled to capacity! Consider extending your drive into December by calling it a "Holiday Food Drive." We are in need of food all year round, so anything that comes in after Thanksgiving goes to immediate use in December!  Check our most needed items list and register your drive!

Important! We are in great need of frozen turkeys this Thanksgiving season! Please drop off your donations of frozen turkeys to our Warehouse in Hauppauge at 10 Davids Drive Monday-Friday, between 8am and 4pm.

The Annual Peak Performance Physical Therapy Food Drive is here! Collecting through December! Locations in Wantagh, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, and Island Park.

WALK Radio is hosting their 15th Annual Thanks for Giving Food Drive series! Stop by the following King Kullen stores November 3rd - November 17th with your non-perishable food items to support your fellow Long Islanders this Thanksgiving!
 
Date
Store Address
City
Time
3-Nov
2305 Jericho Turnpike
Garden City
11am-6pm
4-Nov
231 West Merrick Road
Valley Stream
11am-6pm
5-Nov
4601 Austin Boulevard
Island Park
11am-6pm
6-Nov
4938 Merrick Road
Massapequa Park
11am-6pm
9-Nov
3284 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown
11am-6pm
10-Nov
405 William Floyd Parkway
Shirley
11am-6pm
11-Nov
50 North New York Avenue
Huntington
11am-6pm
12-Nov
1170 Deer Park Avenue
North Babylon
11am-6pm
13-Nov
834 Sunrise Highway
Bay Shore
11am-6pm
17-Nov
440 West Sunrise Highway
Patchogue
5am-7pm


Week of November 1st
Tom Chapin and Friends will be coming to Stony Brook for Long Island Cares' Concert for Children's Hunger Awareness on Thursday, November 3rd at Stony Brook Staller Center for the Arts!  We're so excited to welcome Long Island's elementary students to the Center to learn about hunger on Long Island through Tom's music!
 
Acoustic Solutions will be performing at Centerport Beach Pub on Friday, November 4th at 8 PM - and collecting non-perishable donations for Long Island Cares while they're at it! Stop down to hear some music and make a difference for neighbors in need!
 
WBAB and WBLI are once again hosting their Touch-a-Truck  with Long Island Cares as their beneficiary! Stop by the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove on Saturday, November 5th between 10am and 3pm with your non-perishable food items and check out over 50 trucks, including Big Rigs, Fire Trucks, Military Vehicles, Police and Emergency Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, and much more! If your children love big trucks, they are going to LOVE this event!
 
Also on Saturday November 5th, Girl Scout Troop 3804 - Service Unit 29 will be at Pet Supplies Plus in Smithtown hosting a bake sale, and collecting much needed pet food for Baxter's Pet Pantry, a program of Long Island Cares.

Week of November 7th

We'll be at the Department of Labor North Amityville Career Fair Thursday, November 10th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm, 1 Commerce Boulevard, Amityville, NY 11704. Stop by and learn about our employment programs!  

Week of November 14th
Need assistance with your job search?  We're hosting a Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop on Monday, November 14th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library, 407 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley, NY 11767.  Please contact Lisa Owens at lmowens@licares.org or at 631-991-8107 for more information or to register.
 
Thursday, November 17th - Today is the last day of Island Federal Credit Union's Thankful Thursdays!  Please drop off something from our most needed list at any of IFCU's locations!

JVC Broadcasting's "Food Fight Against Hunger" is back! On November 19th and 20th, stop by the Walmart in Centereach with your donations! Party 105.3, La Fiesta 98.5, LI News Radio, and MyCountry 96.1 are battling it out - who will bring in the most non-perishable food items?! Help your favorite win!
 
Over 30 CVS locations are participating in a Thanksgiving Food Drive until November 20th! While you're shopping, drop off some Thanksgiving Food Items to support your neighbors in need!
 
On Sunday, November 20th at 2 PM, come enjoy a fine afternoon of poetry (and read some of your own!) at The Bards Against Hunger Annual Food Raising Poetry Event! Bring a can or two of food and join at the Conklin Barn in Huntington.
Drop Off Locations
LI Cares Warehouse - 10 Davids Dr Hauppauge 11788 - Accepting donations Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM

LI Cares Harry Chapin Food Bank and Humanitarian Center - 220 Broadway, Huntington Station 11746-1403 - Accepting donations Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30AM - 3:30PM, Tuesday and Thursday 9AM-5PM
  
LI Cares Nassau Service Center - 84 Pine St. Freeport - Accepting donations Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30AM - 330PM, Tuesday and Thursday 830AM - 5:30PM
  
LI Cares South Shore Service Center - 163 N. Wellwood Ave. Lindenhurst - Accepting donations Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30AM - 330PM, Tuesday and Thursday 830AM - 5:30PM

Don't forget to stop by the Brian M. Gill Agency, Inc. at 713 Walt Whitman Road in Melville now through November 21st and drop off a donation for Long Island Cares!

Shopping at any of these Old Navy or Marshall's stores? Don't forget your bag of non-perishables for donation!
 
Old Navy - Bay Shore, Bohemia, Hicksville, Huntington, Lake Grove, Levittown, West Babylon
 
Marshall's - Commack, East Islip, Huntington, Jericho, Melville, Miller Place, North Massapequa, Patchogue, Shirley, Stony Brook , West Babylon
 
Don't forget the fur babies! All Long Island Petco locations are official pet food donation centers for Long Island Cares. We accept pet food for ALL pets including but not limited to dogs, cats, ferrets, bunnies, caged pets, reptiles, fish, and others. Please note only unopened pet food and new accessories are accepted.
 
Stopping at any of these libraries? Don't forget to bring your non-perishables for donation!
 
Commack Branch of the Smithtown Library - 3 Indian Head Rd, Commack       
 
Commack Library - 18 Hauppauge Road, Commack
 
Comsewogue Library - 170 Terryville Rd, Port Jefferson Station      
 
Copiague Library - 50 Deauville Blvd, Copiague
 
Deer Park Library - 44 Lake Avenue, Deer Park
 
East Islip Library - 381 East Main Street, East Islip  
 
Floral Park Library - 17 Caroline Pl Floral Park
 
Freeport Library - 144 West Merrick Rd, Freeport
 
Hauppauge Library - 601 Veterans Highway, Hauppague
 
Huntington Library - 338 Main Street, Huntington
 
Islip Library - 71 Monell Avenue, Islip
 
Kings Park Library - 1 Church Street Kings Park
 
Locust Valley Library - 601 Veterans Highway, Locust Valley
 
Merrick Library - 2279 Merrick Avenue, Merrick
 
Oceanside Library - 30 Davison Avenue, Oceanside
 
Seaford Public Library - 2234 Jackson Avenue Seaford
 
Smithtown Library - 1 North Country Rd Smithtown
 
Wantagh Library - 3285 Park Avenue Wantagh
   
These locations that collect year round!
 
Fleet Appliance - 501 W Main Street, Patchogue
 
Huntington Arts Council - 213 Main Street, Huntington
 
LI Drum Center - 1460 Old Country Road, Plainview
 
Party Hardy  - 145 Smithtown Blvd. Nesconset
 
Party Hardy - 159-8 New York 25A, Miller Place
 
Suffolk County Girl Scouts - 442 Moreland Rd. Commack
 
Suffolk County Girl Scouts - 1500 Lakeview Avenue, P.O. Box 243, Bayport        
 
Suffolk County Girl Scouts - 854 East Main Street, Riverhead
 
The Silver Broom Ministries - 46 Railroad Avenue, Sayville

Contact Us
Long Island Cares, Inc.

10 Davids Drive

Hauppauge NY 11788

(631)-582-FOOD

www.licares.org 

 

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