In the first holiday season since it opened an on-site food pantry in the Phillips Avenue Elementary School, the Riverhead Central School District ran a food-drive competition for its district office, according to a press release. READ
After moving to a smaller location on Roanoke Avenue, the Long Island Council of Churches food pantry in Riverhead is focusing on offering more food and fewer bulky household items to its clients. READ
Phillips Avenue Elementary School in Riverside will open the district’s first school food pantry today.
Principal Debra Rodgers said closet space was recently converted into a food pantry as a way for the school to increase its efforts to provide food for families in need. (more…)
Facing more people than ever in need of emergency food, the Long Island Council of Churches announced recently that it was granted $12,500 to help feed the extra mouths. (more…)