2021 Holiday Help

How to Help this Holiday Season

There are lots of ways to help INN guests this holiday season! Click on the links for more INNformation



  • Collect & Donate Thanksgiving Food (Drop-off or Online Order)

    Start a collection drive of Thanksgiving items for INN guests. See the flyer below for details and our most needed items. Drop-off items in-person or click here to order online to have them sent directly to the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen. 

  • Assemble Thanksgiving “Fixin” Bags

    Once you’ve collected your Thanksgiving donations, assemble side dish “fixin’ Bfull of side dishes for families to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner at home. Each reusable grocery bag should contain the same items. Click here for assembly instructions 

  • *NEW – Donate Thanksgiving Pies and Apple Cider

    Make Thanksgiving a little sweeter for guests by donating store-bought pies of any flavor and 64 oz containers of apple juice or cider. Please note that due to board of health regulations, we are unable to accept homemade pies made in residential kitchens. Only frozen and store-bought fresh pies will be accepted. Check the flyer for drop-off instructions.







Contact Cynthia Sucich for details about families INN need, and how you can make their holiday season a little brighter!

Click here for details about how you can adopt a family this holiday season
Cynthia Sucich, Chief Development Officer, Corporate & Community Relations


(516) 486-8506 x115




We are INN Need Clean Winter Coats

Donate coats this holiday season as the cold weather approaches. Only dry-cleaned coats will be accepted, as well as brand-new (with tags) gloves, hats & scarves. Donations can be dropped off at the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen, located at 100 Madison Avenue during open drop off times Monday-Friday from 9am-2pm



Donate Gift Cards

Gift cards for guests will be especially helpful during this holiday season. All gift cards are welcome, but grocery stores, pharmacies, (CVS, Stop & Shop, etc) and Visa Mastercard gift are preferred in $25 increments. Gift cards can be dropped off or mailed to The INN’s main office:
The INN 

211 Fulton Avenue 2nd Floor

Hempstead, NY 11550