By Michael DeSantis | Long Island Patch | Sep 27, 2022
Featured image: Long Island Cares is set to help ship 10,000 pounds of supplies to Ukraine in a drive organized by New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine (D — Glen Cove) and Ukrainian Americans of LI. (Long Island Cares)
Roughly 10,000 pounds of clothing, non-perishable food, personal care items and household supplies are set to be shipped from Long Island to Ukraine on Friday, according to Long Island Cares, a hunger advocacy organization that was asked to oversee the logistics.
New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine (D — Glen Cove) and Ukrainian Americans of LI teamed up to collect the goods for the people in Ukraine. As of Monday, they have collected 22 pallets of goods. Continue reading →
Michael DeSantis is an editor at Long Island Patch who covers Farmingdale, Huntington, Northport, Smithtown and more. He’s lived in Farmingdale his whole life. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism at Stony Brook University and master’s from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. His interests include watching sports, playing video games and watching shows.