Long Island food drives
For LI Cares
The group is partnering with several supermarkets to sell paper turkeys for $1, $3 or $5 with all funds being donated to local hunger relief efforts. The Check-Out-Hunger program runs through December in Stop & Shop, King Kullen, Foodtown, Wild by Nature, Kings, Shoprite and Fairway; and from January through March in Waldbaum's and Pathmark.
Pride Automotive in Patchogue is hosting a food drive Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first 20 customers with a $20 food donation will receive a gift certificate for an oil change.
Donations are accepted year-round at the Harry Chapin Food Bank in Hauppauge Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Interfaith Nutrition Network is accepting donations at Mary Brennan Inn at 100 Madison Ave. in Hempstead. The soup kitchen is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily for lunch. Call 516-486-8506.