It's back-to-school season and students need their school supplies, but for many Long Island families this can be a costly burden to overcome. Purchases like notebooks, backpacks, sneakers, etc… add up quickly and create a heavy burden on many families struggling in this terrible economy.
Posted Aug 8 2012 - 1:50pm by LongIslandFNB
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
From Jon Stepanian,
To our incredible Food Not Bombs supporters,
Posted May 16 2012 - 7:47pm by LongIslandFNB
Hello to all the Long Island Food Not Bombers out there! We know it’s very short notice but we wanted to let you all know about some very important events this weekend.
Bests, Long Island Food Not Bombs.
Posted Mar 30 2012 - 8:37pm by LongIslandFNB
Jon Stepanian (aka JonSTeps), of Community Solidarity, Inc. & Long Island Food Not Bombs, is proposing to run across Long Island to raise awareness to the hunger, poverty and discrimination that occurs here in our backyard! His endeavor will take place on May 19th and will seek to fundraise $50,000 for the hunger relief programs he’s helped to found.
Posted Mar 8 2012 - 2:39pm by LongIslandFNB
Come join Long Island Food Not Bombs & Community Solidarity, Inc. on Monday, February 13th @7pm for our annual community planning meeting at the Cinema Arts Centre!
In just 5 years, we’ve become the largest Food Not Bombs chapter in the world!
When:Mon, 02/13/2012 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Just a last minute reminder! Long Island Food Not Bombs is happy to invite you to two incredible events tomorrow -Wednesday, December 14th.
Posted Dec 13 2011 - 3:01pm by LongIslandFNB
On Wednesday, Dec.14th from 8am-10pm, Whole Foods Markets in Jericho & Manhasset will be donating 5% of their profits to Community Solidarity, Inc! If you’re not familiar with Community Solidarity, that’s Long Island Food Not Bombs’ sponsoring nonprofit.
Posted Dec 10 2011 - 2:23pm by LongIslandFNB
On December 14th @7:30pm join Long Island Food Not Bombs for a special screening of the film Dive! with guest speaker Jon Stepanian at the Cinema Arts Centre. We also invite you to bring toys and other gifts with you to help out our Holiday Collection Drive.
When:Wed, 12/14/2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm