“Roll it INN” – Student wraps utensils, takes INNitiative

Harisson has been volunteering at the Mary Brennan INN with his mother and brother since he was a freshman in High School. Too young to actually serve a meal to guests at just 14 years old, Harisson was given the … Read the rest

Reflections of 9/11 from the Mary Brennan INN

The morning of 9/11 began as most mornings do at the Mary Brennan INN. Guests arrive early and are waiting to enter as we open the doors for the day. That morning changed the world as we knew it when … Read the rest

How I Used Facebook to Support The INN

Admit it…


You spend a lot of time on social media. It’s ok. I know I love connecting with my family, hearing about breaking news and checking out what old friends are up to. I also work for The … Read the rest

Fundraise for The INN on Facebook!

Create a Facebook Fundraiser for The INN Right from your Phone or Computer!




We are so excited that Facebook now gives our supporters the ability to create a fundraiser on behalf of your favorite nonprofit organization, right … Read the rest

The INN Wins 2018 Imagine Award

Imagine That!

The INN wins the 2018 Imagine Award in the Social Impact Category


We are proud to announce that The INN is the 2018 Imagine Award winner in the category for Social Impact. The ceremony was held at … Read the rest

A “Snow” Day at the Mary Brennan INN 3/21/18

On Wednesday, March 21st, The INN officially closed the main office, the Mary Brennan INN and the Center for Transformative Change, due to reports of treacherous weather conditions. Our staff and volunteers had other thoughts in mind for Read the rest

Why Should You Sponsor a Meal?

Every day at the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen in Hempstead, a full five-course meal is served to anyone who comes to our doors hungry; no questions asked. We give our supporters a special opportunity to be of service to … Read the rest

Cathedral Events are INNcredible

The relationship between The INN and the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City is one that has lasted almost as long as The INN has been in existence. In 1986, volunteers from the Cathedral used to volunteer at the … Read the rest

2018 Marks 35 Years of The INN

Celebrate our INNaversary!

It’s been 35 years since a group of concerned citizens opened the very first soup kitchen in Nassau County. From that day in 1983, The INN has grown to one of the largest Human Service organizations on

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We Still Need Your Help After the Season of Giving Ends

The Holidays have Passed, but We are Still Here

Happy New Year! Every holiday season, we are in awe of the level of INNvolvement that comes in the form of aid to the guests at The INN. Even though the … Read the rest