Long Island Cares

Who We Are

Our Mission

Founded by the late Harry Chapin

Long Island Cares Inc. ® brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry and food insecure on Long Island and, to the best of our ability, provides for the humanitarian needs of our community. Our goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency, and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island. Our vision is “A Hunger Free Long Island”.

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About Us

Our goals are to improve food security for families, sponsor programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency, and educate the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island. Our vision is “A Hunger Free Long Island”.

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Impact

Food Insecurity does not discriminate. It impacts every community in the United States and can be long term or temporary. Caused by several factors including income, employment, and disability.

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Faces of Hunger

Real Stories. Real People. Real Difference. Read the stories from the neighbors and community members who have been helped by Long Island Cares.

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Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of experts and leaders from many different industries, but are all united by Long Island Cares’ mission to end food insecurity on Long Island. The programs, services, and initiatives we provide to thousands of Long Islanders would not be possible without them.

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Staff

We could not do what we do without our superb staff. Each team member is an integral part of Long Island Cares with the same shared goal, a Hunger-Free Long Island.

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Financial Information

Long Island Cares is proud of its reputation as a charitable organization and maintains attention to fiscal responsibility. Approximately 91% of each donated dollar goes towards our programs to fulfill our mission.

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