PSEG Long Island is teaming up with the Island Harvest Food Bank for a summer food drive.
The effort, called “Power to Feed Long Island,” will organize food collection at six local supermarkets in July, August and September. The initiative aims to restock the shelves of the Island Harvest Food Bank with the equivalent of 21,000 meals.
Collection bins will be set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following locations:
July 9 at Stop & Shop, 1750 Veterans Memorial Highway in Islandia.
July 23 at Stew Leonard’s, 1897 Front St. in East Meadow.
Aug. 6 at Stop & Shop, 702 Hicksville Road in Massapequa.
Aug. 20 at King Kullen, 273 William Floyd Parkway in Shirley.
Sept. 17 at Stop & Shop, 1100 Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station.
Sept. 24 at King Kullen, 2305 Jericho Turnpike in Garden City Park.
Island Harvest has a need for specific items including: Healthy varieties of canned foods, such as low-sodium beans, vegetables, soups, pasta sauces and tomato varieties, tuna and chicken, along with rice, pasta, popcorn kernels, nut butters, olive and canola oil, spices and pet food; household essentials such as toilet paper, paper towels, hand sanitizer, laundry detergent and dish soap; personal care items including toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, soap, shampoo, conditioner, feminine care products and shaving products, antibacterial wipes and washcloths; and baby care items like diapers, wipes, formula, creams, ointments and baby wash.