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Long Island Cares, Inc. & Assemblywoman Solages partner on a Virtual Food Bank to Address Food Insecurity

Valley Stream, NY – Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages is working in partnership with Long Island Cares, Inc to provide supplemental food support to people affected by the coronavirus in the 22nd Assembly District through a virtual food drive. Those in need of immediate food assistance should call Long Island Cares at (631) 582-3663.

 The purpose behind the virtual food bank is to provide an opportunity for those who are able and willing to contribute to their neighbors in need. Assemblywoman Solages invites all residents to contribute what they can by clicking the following link: Please contact us at (516) 599-2972 if you have any questions or visit us at for more information.

 “Although issues relating to food insecurity are not new to our district, our current situation has exacerbated the need for additional food assistance resources. I am grateful to Island Harvest and its partner agencies for adapting to the unique needs of Long Islanders during these uncertain times,” Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages stated. “We will continue to come up with ways to be proactive in the community and help our residents get through this difficult time.”                                   


About Michaelle C. Solages

Michaelle C. Solages is a member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 22nd Assembly District.  She serves as Chair of the Taskforce on Food, Farm & Nutrition Policy and First Vice Chair of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus.  She is a member of the following Standing Committees: Health, Libraries and Education Technology, Racing and Wagering and Social Services. She is also a member of the Legislative Women’s Caucus.  Solages represents the communities of Elmont, North Valley Stream, Valley Stream, South Valley Stream, South Floral Park, Floral Park, the Village of Bellerose, Bellerose Terrace, North Woodmere, Stewart Manor, and sections of Franklin Square.

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