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Get Involved with/Donate to Long Island Food Not Bombs

As we near the 8-year anniversary of our founding this June, Long Island Food Not Bombs is now sharing hundreds of thousands of pounds of groceries each month! We're also sharing other necessities like clothing, hot vegan meals, school supplies, toys and toiletries to folks in need here in our own community. Want to help us make things even better?

Posted Apr 26 2014 - 1:46pm by LongIslandFNB

Thoughts on the Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

It’s been one year since Superstorm Sandy. We’ve all come a long way, but we also haven’t. The following is my best attempt of sharing that frustration and hope with you.

Posted Oct 29 2013 - 10:16am by LongIslandFNB

The Memoir of Long Island Food Not Bombs, Sunday, Sept. 29th 2013

Be warned, this is a long story, but one we at LIFNB truly hope you’ll read through. This is a chronicle of a moment in our history just a few weeks ago. We’re sharing it to teach all of you about our community, to hear your thoughts, your critique and to stoke your engagement.

Posted Oct 24 2013 - 9:43am by LongIslandFNB

Reflections & Accomplishments: LI Food Not Bombs in 2012

2012 was a challenging year, but more importantly, a defining one.

Posted Jan 10 2013 - 12:00pm by LongIslandFNB

An invitation to fertile resistance – the Peach Tree Project story

It’s been a few years since we started up our decentralized community agricultural program, the “Peach Tree Project”. The name doesn’t do justice to the variety of the plants or skills we share, but it does embody the image of a community in growth and that’s kind of the point.

Posted Aug 9 2010 - 8:00pm by JonSTeps

It Starts With a Seed: Local Elementary School Grows Produce for FNB!

For the children at Park Avenue Elementary School in Merrick, solidarity isn’t a spectator sport. Over the past two years the school’s ecology club, called the “Green Team”, has literally gotten their hands dirty transforming an unused space into a beautiful vegetable garden.

Posted Jun 7 2012 - 2:51pm by LongIslandFNB

Looking at the Numbers: What We Do In Just a Few Hours

Hey everyone,

This past May 1st marked the 1-year anniversary of our nonprofit Community Solidarity. Since it’s creation, Community Solidarity has helped expanded the tactics and tools we use at Long Island Food Not Bombs to many more people and organizations. Each week we share healthy groceries with thousands of people and with dozens of community projects and soup kitchens.

Posted May 29 2012 - 1:44pm by LongIslandFNB

Two Great Ways You Can Help Out!

As we near the 5-year anniversary of our founding this July, Long Island Food Not Bombs is now sharing tens of thousands of pounds of groceries each week! We're also sharing other necessities like clothing, hot meals, school supplies, toys and toiletries to folks in need here in our own community. There are two factors to why Long Island Food Not Bombs is able to do what we do.

Posted Jun 11 2011 - 2:29pm by LongIslandFNB

From Nairobi, Kenya to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Traveling FNB Tales from Keith McHenry

About a month ago, Keith McHenry, one of the co-founders of the international Food Not Bombs movement, came to visit our local chapter for the Long Island Food Not Bombs Thanksgiving Bonanza.

Posted Dec 22 2010 - 2:49pm by LongIslandFNB

The criminalization of sharing food with the homeless; LIFNB featured in national report.

The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty and the National Coalition for the Homeless jointly released a new report entitled A Place at the Table: Prohibitions on Sharing Food with People Experiencing Homelessness. The report focuses on cities that have created ordinances, policies and tactics to limit groups from sharing food with homeless people.

Posted Jul 27 2010 - 5:08pm by LongIslandFNB

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