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Hempstead Thanksgiving Food Share Bonanza 2011

Hey everyone, just a reminder that our largest event ever is tomorrow. It will truly be an epic day and we hope you join us in making this event something for the record books. Please stop by tomorrow, bring some friends and have some fun.

Sun, 11/20/2011 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Hempstead, NY

Help Organize the Largest Food Not Bombs Ever! Meeting This Sunday @5pm!

It’s starting again, and it’s going to be even bigger than before. It’s time to prepare for the Long Island Food Not Bombs annual Thanksgiving Bonanza! Last year we organized the world’s largest Food Not Bombs celebration ever! The largest vegan Thanksgiving celebration ever!

Sun, 11/06/2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
West Hempstead,, NY

Long Island Food Not Bombs & Community Solidarity Beat The Hurricane!

During and after Hurricane Irene Long Island Food Not Bombs didn't miss a moment to be of service. Together we helped tens of thousands in need of assistance.

Posted Sep 7 2011 - 7:03pm by LongIslandFNB

Newsday: Post-Irene, gathering markets' food for poor

The Whole Foods supermarket in Jericho didn't have electricity Tuesday, but it still had one customer: Long Island Food Not Bombs, a food-recovery group that takes unsaleable but still edible food from supermarkets and distributes it to food pantries and the hungry.

Posted Sep 7 2011 - 6:35pm by LongIslandFNB

Hurricane Hempstead! Join LIFNB for this Sunday's Hemsptead Food Share as We Weather Irene!

*Updates as of Saturday, Aug.27th @10:30pm*

Emergency Relief Services:

Posted Aug 25 2011 - 3:36pm by LongIslandFNB

2011 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 creating a heavy burden on many families struggling in this recession.

Posted Aug 24 2011 - 3:51pm 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

Share some fancy clothes with Food Not Bombs this Sunday

Join Long Island Food Not Bombs this Sunday (May, 22nd) at 2pm for a Fancy Clothing Share! What is a Fancy Clothing Share you say? Well our great friends at St. Hugh's Project HOPE just got an incredible donation of men’s dress clothes.

Posted May 20 2011 - 11:32am by LongIslandFNB