07/28/14 8:00am
07/28/2014 8:00 AM
Long Island Council of Churches office manager Carolyn Gumbs and volunteer MIchael Lacy of Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton preparing side dishes for the annual Migrants Dinner last November. (Credit: File)

Long Island Council of Churches office manager Carolyn Gumbs and volunteer MIchael Lacy of Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton preparing side dishes for the annual Migrants Dinner last November. (Credit: File)

The Long Island Council of Churches recently receive a $50,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation for Hunger Relief and is planning to use half of the funds to purchase food for its pantry in Riverhead.

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01/22/14 2:00pm
01/22/2014 2:00 PM
COURTESY PHOTO | Olga Torres, food pantry manager at the Long Island Council of Churches.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Olga Torres, food pantry manager at the Long Island Council of Churches.

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…)