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‘Power to Feed Long Island’ summer food drive comes to Riverhead Stop & Shop Friday

PSEG Long Island and Stop & Shop are teaming up again this summer to collect food for Island Harvest Food Bank and will be collecting food donations at the Riverhead Stop & Shop on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

With annual ‘Stuff-A-Bus’ food drive upended by COVID-19 Wading River FD seeks donations at its headquarters this year

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the fire department is unable to stand outside the Wading River King Kullen supermarket, where for more than 20 years volunteers have set up on weekends in December to collect nonperishable food for local food pantries.

Flanders church offers drive-through ‘super market’ Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Blaze Church in Flanders is conducting drive-through food distributions every Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. Blaze Church pastor...

Riverhead Town distributes 7,000 pounds of food and essentials to local food pantries

Riverhead Town distributed some 7,000 pounds of food and essential items to local food pantries this afternoon.

Riverhead Town to distribute food to local pantries

With a $10,000 grant from the Donald and Barbara Zucker Family Foundation, the town will distribute shelf-stable food items and essentials to local food pantries.

Rallying a community that cares: local business owners come together to feed hungry neighbors

A trio of North Fork business owners, concerned about local families going hungry as the country reels from the economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic, have launched a grassroots effort to feed their neighbors. Their first food distribution will take place this afternoon at Jamesport Farm Brewery.

Hundreds turn out for food distribution in Riverhead, exhausting supplies

Hundreds of people turned out for the Island Harvest food distribution hosted by the Town of Riverhead at Stotzky Park this afternoon. Supplies of food ran out in just over an hour, forcing police to turn back vehicles still lined up on Pulaski Street, waiting to get into the park.

In coronavirus crisis, food pantries face increased demand with depleted resources

Local food pantries — always struggling to feed the hungry in the Riverhead community — are bracing for a surge in demand in this time of special need, when thousands of residents have abruptly found themselves unemployed as a result of restrictions adopted by the state in its effort to halt the spread of coronavirus.

Thank you from ‘Stock the Shelves’ organizers

Letter of thanks from the organizers of the 'Stock the Shelves' event held at Polish Hall last week.

BNB kicks off annual holiday apple campaign for food pantries

Bridgehampton National Bank kicks off its annual holiday apple campaign for food pantries.