Convoy of Hope Arrives in Long Island with $1 Million in Food, Giveaways and Services

Thousands Expected to Attend Saturday's Multi-site Celebration

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Long Island, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014

Convoy of Hope will stop in Long Island, N.Y., on Saturday, June 14, at Calvary Family Assembly of God, Calvary Tabernacle and Bethlehem Assembly of God to provide a day of free food, goods and services. The community celebration is one of dozens Convoy of Hope will host in 2014 throughout the United States. In 2013, more than 118,000 guests attended the $50-million tour at stops around the country.

WHAT: A free Long Island community event offering $1 million in free goods and services including more than 35,000 pounds of groceries, dental check-ups, family portraits, health services, job and career services, a kids carnival and more.

While supplies last—all are welcome. No I.D. required.

WHY: Provides an opportunity for more than 1,000 local community volunteers to share hope and tangible help with thousands of their neighbors in a spirit of honor and dignity.

WHO: The community of Long Island, N.Y., including numerous local businesses, organizations, churches and Convoy of Hope. Convoy of Hope is also working with Plum Organics at the outreach. They will provide guests with their organic child food products.

WHEN: Saturday, June 14 - Gates open at 10 a.m. (rain or shine)

WHERE:    

Calvary Family Assembly of God
777 Sipp Ave.
East Patchogue, NY 11772

Calvary Tabernacle
78 N. Franklin St.
Hempstead, NY 11550

Bethlehem Assembly of God
12 E. Fairview Ave.
Valley Stream, NY 11580

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:

  •      Highlight local residents serving their communities.
  •      Interview local families participating in the event.
  •      Speak with national leaders from Convoy of Hope.

Learn more about the outreach by visiting convoyofhope.org/longisland or contact Esmeralda Roberts at 516-967-3245.

About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope, a faith ­based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 11 consecutive years. In the last 20 years, Convoy of Hope has served more than 65 million people. For more information please visit http://www.convoyofhope.org.


Contact

  • Molly Erickson
    Convoy of Hope
    +1 (417) 300-5432
    Email
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