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Posted on: November 23, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Town’s Food Pantry receives over 4,000 lbs. of food from Adventureland’s Helping Hands Foundation

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On Friday, November 18th, the Town of Babylon Food Pantry received a generous donation of over 4,000 lbs. of food from the Helping Hands Foundation. With the help of DiCarlo Foods, Connoisseur Media, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Stop & Shop Metro Division and individual donors, Adventureland’s nonprofit organization delivered 120 Thanksgiving turkeys and 100 Thanksgiving baskets—filled with soups, canned vegetables, stuffing, potatoes, gravy and more—to the local food pantry to assist residents in need this holiday season.

 

The Helping Hands Foundation was founded in 2013 and supports the Long Island community by increasing awareness about local issues, supporting local initiatives, and providing educational resources for community residents. For more information about Helping Hands, please visit www.helpinghandsli.org.

 

The Town of Babylon Food Pantry is located at 1 Commerce Blvd. in Amityville and seeks donations of non-perishable food items, especially during the holiday season. For more information, please visit www.townofbabylon.com.

 

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