THURSDAY, MARCH 15
Youth yoga, for ages 6 to 12 with Kelci McIntosh. 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. on Thursdays. American Legion/Youth Center. Children are accompanied from school to the Youth Center by a recreation aide. $5 per class. (631) 749-0309. (more…)
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | Our Lady of the Isle Church.
RELIEF DRIVE FOR PUERTO RICO
Our Lady of the Isle Church is hosting a relief drive for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and Island residents are being asked to help by donating non-perishable food items or supplies. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tippi and Al Bevan have been running the Community Food Pantry since 2006.
One of the clumsier phrases employed by sociologists and nonprofits these days is “food insecure.” The language police — and we count ourselves as on-duty officers — will sneer at the transfiguration of an age old and still serviceable “hungry.”
But for the nearly 75 percent of Long Island households that are in emergency food programs, food insecure describes them more accurately than hungry. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Kids crowd into the Shelter Island Food Pantry to help those in need.
The Shelter Island National Honor Society (NHS) recently partnered with Souper Bowl of Caring to create an opportunity for students to join in a national movement of giving. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO|
Shelter Island Food Pantry’s head volunteers, Tippy and Al Bevan, received a $1,000 check from Bridgehampton National Bank’s manager Tara Fordham on April 14.