Articles Tagged ‘Harry Chapin Food Bank’

Long Island Sandy Survivors Thankful for Helping Hands

Sandy Survivors Thankful for Helping Hands

Robert Suarez stood at the back of a Goya canned…

Marines Help Unload Turkeys at Harry Chapin Food Bank

With the timing of Hurricane Sandy just before Thanksgiving many more Long Island families are finding themselves in need of food for the holiday this…

For Whom The Bell Tolls

The Kay family used to be the ones who volunteered to wrap and deliver gifts for needy families. But the couple from Holtsville found Long Island to be too expensive to raise their two young children after Mr. Kay was laid off from his Nassau County job and Mrs. Kay was diagnosed with rectal cancer. They packed up and moved south, to the sunny promise of better days in Florida. Once there, the cruel hand of fate dealt them another blow, and a housing scam brought them to their knees. Now, they are back on LI, they had to sell most of their belongings to afford an apartment in Shirley and need help themselves.