FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2023
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
Brian Devine | (516) 869-2475
North Hempstead Hosts Veterans Donation Drive Benefiting the Northport VA
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena, the Town Board, and the Town’s Veterans Advisory Committee are proud to be hosting the 2023 Veterans Donation Drive benefiting the Northport VA Medical Center. This year’s donations will once again benefit the Hero Hunger Help Project.
The Hero Hunger Help Project, which began in 2006, helps veterans combat food insecurity. As part of the donation drive, the Town is collecting gift cards for grocery stores and pharmacies to help local veterans combat food insecurity. Requested gift cards can be purchased from ShopRite, Stop & Shop, CVS, and Walgreens. The Northport VA will be distributing the gift cards to veterans receiving support services and to those who need them. The last day of the donation collection will be on Friday, December 8.
Those interested in donating can drop off gift cards to:
• Town Hall (Supervisor’s Office) – 220 Plandome Road, Manhasset
• Clinton G. Martin Park – 1650 Marcus Avenue, New Hyde Park
• Michael J. Tully Park – 1801 Evergreen Avenue, New Hyde Park
• Or call 516-869-7703 to arrange for pick up