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

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Newsday- Pantries Struggle to Meet Food Demands Amid Pandemic








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“Shannon’s Fight” Organization Donates $10K to The INN

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 surprise and accepted a generous … Read the rest

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 … Read the rest

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 … Read the rest

Twins Celebrate Milestone Birthday by Giving Back

In early June, twin brothers, Siddharth and Shaurya, also affectionately known as the “SnS Bros,” were turning 10 years old, or as they called it, their “first double digits.” As many other children during the Covid-19 crisis, they were going … Read the rest

Soup Kitchen Volunteers Raise $10K for Pandemic Relief

Deena Albert and Isaac Alderstein met while volunteering at the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen last summer. Quickly learning how much they had in common, they began dating. When the restrictions for the pandemic began, they were unable to continue … Read the rest

INN Celebrity Ambassador Jessica Pimentel Raises Funds on 9/11 Charity Day

For the second year in a row, Jessica Pimentel, aka “Maria Ruiz” from the award-winning Netflix original series Orange is the New Black (OITNB), was on the phones with all smiles making trades in support of The INN for Cantor … Read the rest

Roslyn Library Patrons give “Food For Fines”

For the past 12 years, Roslyn’s Bryant Library, has led an effort with Joan Casson Sauer, Assistant Director of the library and Ellen Broder, an INN volunteer. The project called “Food For Fines” has happened each November for one week. … Read the rest

11-Year-Old Hosts “Kids Give Back” Gift Card Party

11-year-old James and his family really wanted to Get INNvolved and help their community members in need. Last Christmas, the family went to NYC during the winter and handed out gloves and hats to homeless people living on the street. … Read the rest

Children of INN Staff Come to Work and Get INNvolved

For the first time, The INN was proud to participate in the national event “Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day” on April 25th. 21 children of INN staff members between the ages of 4 and 16 came to … Read the rest