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LI food bank to hand out Snuggies

Pete Braglia, left, and Nancy Gallea, center, and

Pete Braglia, left, and Nancy Gallea, center, and Long Island Cares president Paule Pachter, right, model a set of "Snuggies" fleece wraps Tuesday at Long Island Cares food bank in Hauppauge. The food bank received 13,000 Snuggies as a donation. Photo Credit: John Dunn

  Hauppauge food bank Long Island Cares has received a variety of decidedly nonfood donations in the past, including barbecue grills, Christmas trees, even doghouses.

But 20,000 Snuggies was a first.

The agency received the much-advertised blankets with sleeves from manufacturer Allstar Products Group, which is donating 100,000 Snuggies to food banks around New York.

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