(MINEOLA, NY) –Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum (D-Great Neck) is partnering with Long Island Cares, the Great Neck Park District, the Great Neck Social Center and the Herricks Community Center for a pet food drive which is ongoing until April 30, 2017 to help animals in need. “It is an honor to assist Long Island Cares in promoting their Sixth Annual Legislative Pet Food Drive. This drive is important because sometimes families are put in a position where they cannot afford to feed their pets and must give them away. I am asking those who can, to donate pet food to help those less fortunate families” said Legislator Birnbaum.
The Great Neck Park District has boxes to collect any donated items at Great Neck House located at 14 Arrandale Avenue in Great Neck as well as at Parkwood located at 65 Arrandale Avenue in Great Neck. Great Neck House is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Parkwood is open Monday to Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
The Great Neck Social Center has a box at their center located at 80 Grace Avenue in Great Neck. Their hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. The Herricks Community Center, located at 999 Herricks Road in New Hyde Park, has a box in front of the main office. Their hours are 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday to Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
“Thank you to the Great Neck Park District, Great Neck Social Center and the Herricks Community Center for partnering with me so that together with the community, we can help Long Island Cares and those they serve” said Legislator Birnbaum.
Nassau County Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum at Great Neck House by a box with donated items.