Stew Leonard's, Island Harvest give back to Long Islanders ahead of Thanksgiving

The Farmingdale Stew Leonard's donated 500 turkeys Thursday, including dozens that went to the Kiwanis Club of Huntington.

News 12 Staff

Nov 16, 2023, 10:31 PM

Updated 160 days ago

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Stew Leonard's and Island Harvest are doing their part to make sure that Long Island residents do not go hungry this Thanksgiving.
The Farmingdale Stew Leonard's donated 500 turkeys Thursday, including dozens that went to the Kiwanis Club of Huntington.
"It's amazing how people are so grateful," said former president of the club, Gil Picard. "We only put a dent in these food insecurities, a lot of people do this, our local churches, our local synagogues."
Island Harvest say they have seen a 34% increase in requests for turkey this season. NICE bus also donated $16,000 worth of food, turkey and donations to Island Harvest
President and CEO of the nonprofit Randi Shubin Dresner encourages those who want to help to donate food and teach their children about giving back.
Donations can be brought to Island Harvest's Melville location or any Panera Bread or Quick Check stores across Long Island.


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