Senator Fuschillo Thanks Local Residents for Donating Over 1,000 Pounds of Food to His Holiday Food Drive

Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

January 12, 2012

Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo visits the Massapequa Library to thank Director Janis Schoen (left) for participating in his holiday food drive. They are joined by Stacey Careri of Island Harvest.

        Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today thanked local residents for donating over 1,000 pounds of food as part of the holiday food drive he sponsored with Island Harvest.

        The over 1,000 pounds of food collected through the program will be used by Island Harvest to help the over 283,000 Long Islanders affected by hunger.

        “This tremendous outpouring of community support will help lend a hand to many families in their time of need. I thank everyone who donated food for their generosity and for making this program a tremendous success,” said Senator Fuschillo.

        Senator Fuschillo also thanked students at Baldwin High School for organizing a collection drive in their school, as well as the following libraries for participating in the program by serving as drop-off locations:

        * Bellmore Library

        * Farmingdale Library

        * Lindenhurst Library

        * Massapequa Library

        * North Bellmore Library

        * North Merrick Library

        * Roosevelt Library

        * Seaford Library

        * Wantagh Library