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Legislative District 16

Posted on: July 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Leg Drucker, Long Island Cares and Community Partners Honor Harry Chapin’s Birthday with Food Drive

Food Drive 7.16.22 LD16WHAT: Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) is joining forces with Long Island Cares, the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library and the Syosset Public Library to launch a special three-week food drive on Saturday, July 16 in honor of Harry Chapin Day on Long Island.

Residents are encouraged to donate unopened, non-perishable food items at participating community drop-off locations. Donations for Baxter’s Pet Pantry will also be accepted in support of their mission to ensure that every member of the family has access to the nutritious food that they need.

“For more than four decades after his sudden, tragic death, Harry Chapin has remained in our hearts and minds thanks to his tremendous gifts as a musical storyteller and philanthropist,” Legislator Drucker said. “That is why it is especially meaningful to partner with Long Island Cares – the food bank Harry built – on an initiative that supports Harry’s everlasting mission to eradicate hunger for every family on Long Island.”

Contact Legislator Drucker’s’ office at 516-571-6216 or for additional information.


Legislator Arnold Drucker’s Office
Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building
1550 Franklin Ave., Lobby
Mineola, N.Y. 11501
Drop off time between 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Long Island Cares
386 North Wantagh Avenue
Bethpage, N.Y. 11714
Hours for donations: M,W,F – 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tues – Thurs – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library 
999 Old Country Road
Plainview, N.Y. 11803
See library hours of operation by visiting

Syosset Public Library 
225 S. Oyster Bay Road
Syosset N.Y. 11791
See library hours of operation by visiting

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