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2012 School Supplies Drive! Help LIFNB & CS Share Needed Supplies this Back-2-School Season!

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

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

Incredible events on Long Island this weekend

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.


Saturday, March 31st 1pm: Trayvon Martin Rally in Hempstead

Posted Mar 30 2012 - 8:37pm by LongIslandFNB

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Run 4 Long Island - Support Community Solidarity, Fight Hunger

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

Long Island Food Not Bombs 2012 Kick-off Summit

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!
We share Ten’s of Thousands of pounds of fresh produce every week!
We stand in solidarity with thousands!
And you’ve seen nothing yet!

When:
Mon, 02/13/2012 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where:
Huntington, NY

Two incredible events happening tomorrow!

Hey everyone,

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

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All-day Wednesday! Get some groceries, help Community Solidarity, Inc. and share some toys!

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

Dive! The Movie, with Special Guest Speaker Jon Stepanian from Long Island FNB.

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
Where:
Huntington, NY