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This Donation "Takes the Cake"

This Donation “Takes the Cake”

After receiving a generous donation of a special Dominican cake mix from a Brooklyn-based bakery, we asked why Angela’s Dominican Cake Mix decided to donate their product to guests of the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen. Here’s what Rosangela (Angela’s daughter) had to say INN her own words.   Finding the right non-profit organization to […]

Thankful to Help & be INNspired at The Mary Brennan Soup Kitchen

Thankful to Help & be INNspired at The Mary Brennan Soup Kitchen

By Guest Blogger, Ellen Broder: Supporter and Friend of The INN   Thanksgiving is about gratitude and being thankful for all that we have. Celebrating together with family and friends, enjoying our holiday filled with love, laughter & delicious meals.   For many years Our Family has sponsored the day after Thanksgiving to help serve […]

Student Group Gives Shelter Children "Bubble Breaks"

Student Group Gives Shelter Children “Bubble Breaks”

“DoSomething.org,” is an organization that uses a digital platform to encourage students across the country to support their communities with cause-related campaigns.  After realizing just how many children are homeless and living in shelters with their families, Abani Ahmed, a senior at Division Avenue High School, along with the 50 other members of the organization’s […]

INN Gratitude Podcast #4- "Nice Things" Are Happening for The INN

INN Gratitude Podcast #4- “Nice Things” Are Happening for The INN

                                            In 2016, East Meadow resident and businessman Todd Weinstein was frustrated by the daily negativity he encountered on Facebook. In local neighborhood groups, there was a lot of complaining and bashing in the […]

INN Gratitude Podcast #3 - "On the House DJs Deliver"

INN Gratitude Podcast #3 – “On the House DJs Deliver”

                                            A conversation with with In House Design, about their philanthropic arm “On the House” who donated 500 meals to the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen on Dec 29, 2021 as a part of […]

INN Gratitude Podcast #1- 38 Years "INN"

INN Gratitude Podcast #1- 38 Years “INN”

                                            In our first installment of the “INN Gratitude” Podcast, Executive Director Jean Kelly and Board of Directors Member Rob Kammerer share their memories of the first days of The INN in 1983, including […]

Newsday 12/23/20 – Pantries Struggle To Meet Food Demands Amid Pandemic

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INN Gratitude Podcast #2 - "Shannon's Fight & the Holiday Surprise"

INN Gratitude Podcast #2 – “Shannon’s Fight & the Holiday Surprise”

                                            On December 22nd, while speaking on “The Launchcast,” a podcast hosted by Farmingdale native and CEO of Launchpad 516 George Andriopolous, Dana Lopez, The INN’s Director of Marketing & Communications received a pleasant […]

Student's "Hike for Hunger" Event a Success!

Student’s “Hike for Hunger” Event a Success!

Like many other high school students, 16-year-old Syosset High School sophomore Shreya M. was appalled by the effects of the coronavirus on her fellow Long Islanders. “Amidst the pandemic, several hundreds of people lost their jobs, or suffered wage cuts adding to the amount of families that are going hungry,” she said.” I wanted to […]

Over 50 Fair Now A Virtual Benefit for The INN

Over 50 Fair Now A Virtual Benefit for The INN

For the last eight years, The INN has been the proud non-profit charitable partner and donation recipient of the Over 50 Fair, an event to celebrate life over age 50 with speakers, vendors and workshops. For the 2020 event, the fair’s organizer Barbara Kaplan has decided to change gears, making it a virtual charity event […]