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
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
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
2012 was a challenging year, but more importantly, a defining one.
Posted Jan 10 2013 - 12:00pm by LongIslandFNB
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
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
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
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
Posted Dec 22 2010 - 2:49pm by LongIslandFNB
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