Fiction Becomes Reality

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When Ocean Financial Credit Union chose the Mary Brennan INN to be a location in one of their commercials, they had no idea that real life would soon mimic TV.  … Read the rest

Garden City Community Church Plants for The INN

Church Garden Brings INN Fresh Veggies 

The 2017 GCCC garden season has officially begun! For the last seven years, members of this congregation have donated thousands of pounds of fresh vegetables and produce to serve guests of The INN. Each … Read the rest

Fundraising Ideas for National Community Action Month

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Brothers Name Soup Kitchen Table in Honor of Loved Ones

Brothers Charles and Robert Drew were instantly inspired by The INN’s mission when they met Jean Kelly a few years ago. Over time, they suffered the loss of their brother, who suffered from disabilities, and their loving mother. They decided … Read the rest

Volunteer Receptionists Needed

ctc-launch-009The INN is seeking volunteers at the Mary Brennan INN soup kitchen and the Center for Transformative Change resource center in Hempstead.  If you or someone you know is pleasant, well organized, caring and confident in handing phone calls and Read the rest

Great News for INN Friends Who are 70+



The Charitable IRA Rollover allows people to make tax-free distributions from Traditional or Roth Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) to qualified non-profit organizations, such as The INN (the Interfaith Nutrition Network).

If you are 70 1/2 or older, you may … Read the rest

September is Hunger Action Month- How You Can #GetINNvolved

Did you know that September is Hunger Action Month? Hunger exists all over the world.  Men, women and children go hungry every single day. At The INN, we try to combat the issues of hunger and homelessness on a local … Read the rest

R.I.P Josephine DiBartolo Detz, INN Supporter and Cherished Friend

The INN mourns the loss of a very generous supporter and friend of The INN. Our Director of Development Dorian Stern had the pleasure of getting to know her personally and professionally; and remembers Josephine in her own words:
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Shelter Backyards Get a Lot of “Play”

New Playgrounds at INN Family Shelters

Thanks to a generous grant awarded to The INN by the NYS Office of Children & Family Services, playtime at The INN’s shelters is has a new look! The grant, that made it possible … Read the rest