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DO 18 - Leg. Spencer - PR

Posted on: August 15, 2018

Legislator Spencer’s 5th Annual Summer Food Drive

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Centerport, NY – June through September is a challenging time of year for food pantries as donations typically decline during these months while the need for assistance continues. Legislator Spencer’s 5th Annual Summer Food Drive, held last week Wednesday August 8th, helped to restock the shelves of the Ecumenical Lay Council of Northport/East Northport, St. Hugh of Lincoln Parish Outreach, and the Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center.


“During the summer months, making ends meet can be particularly hard on families that depend on school breakfast and lunch programs,” said Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. “Local food pantries do an amazing job of helping to bridge this gap, but some extra support is often needed. Every year that my office has run our food drive, the generosity coming from the community shines through; these donations will go a long way in assisting those in need during the last weeks of summer.”


Thanks to everyone who donated, to Northport’s Stop & Shop for allowing Legislator Spencer’s interns to table outside their market, and to the interns who helped to coordinate the drive. By working together, over 250 units of non-perishable human and pet food were collected!


If you missed the drive, but want to help out, you can always drop off donations directly to the organizations listed below. Hours may vary day to day; please call to make sure that someone will be available.


The Ecumenical Lay Council of Northport/East Northport

330 Main St, Northport, NY 11768

(631) 261-4357


St. Hugh of Lincoln Parish Outreach

21 E 9th St, Huntington Station, NY 11746

(631) 271-8986

 

The Little Shelter Animal Rescue and Adoption Center

33 Warner Rd, Huntington, NY 11743

(631) 368-8770


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