The office ofAssemblywoman Michaelle Solages is working in partnership with Island Harvest, its member agencies, commercial food donors/suppliers, local school officials, and others to provide supplemental food support to people affected by the coronavirus in the 22nd Assembly District through a virtual food drive. Those in need of immediate food assistance should call Island Harvest at (631) 873-4775.
The purpose behind the virtual food bank is to provide an opportunity for those who are able and willing to contribute to their neighbors in need. Assemblywoman Solages invites all residents to participate in the food drive by clicking here. Please contact us at (516) 599-2972 if you have any questions or visit us at solagesny.com for more information.
“Although issues relating to food insecurity are not new to our district, our current situation has exacerbated the need for additional food assistance resources. I am grateful to Island Harvest and its partner agencies for adapting to the unique needs of Long Islanders during these uncertain times,” Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages stated. “We will continue to come up with ways to be proactive in the community and help our residents get through this difficult time.”
“Island Harvest Food Bank is grateful for the support of Assemblywoman Solages and the residents of the 22nd Assembly District during this unprecedented public health emergency,” said Randi Shubin Dresner, president & CEO, Island Harvest Food Bank. “Their caring and generosity will help feed thousands of our neighbors struggling to put food on their tables during this time of uncertainty.”
For more information on Assemblywoman Solages, please visit https://nyassembly.gov/mem/Michaelle-C-Solages.