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Island Harvest distributes food to the hungry on Long Island

NORTH AMITYVILLE — Island Harvest food bank provided healthy produce donated by local farms to the hungry in North Amityville on Tuesday.

Residents received health conscious food options as a part of Island Harvests effort to provide people in need to healthier food choices.

Island Harvest says chronic health problems like diabetes and obesity are common among the hungry because of a lack of resources to buy adequate or healthy food.