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LICC receives grant from Northrup Grumman

Northrup Grumman gives the Long Island Council of Churches a $,5000 COVID grant for its Nassau County emergency food and support program.
The Long Island Council of Churches (LICC) received the grant to support its emergency food and support program in Nassau County.
“We are extremely thankful for all of the blessings and the continued support in our ministry to those that we serve and the generosity of Northrup Grumman.  We are seeing an increase of those we are serving as the demand for those suffering from food insecurity grows during this unprecedented pandemic, their support allows us to continue in serving our neighbors in need,” said LICC Director of Administration and Operations, Deacon Anthony Achong
The Long Island Council of Churches, the region’s largest ecumenical and interfaith organization, is a non-profit emergency food and social service agency. For over 51 years the LICC has brought together hundreds of faith communities to respond rapidly to the emergency needs of the least fortunate. The agency collaborates with more than 50 public and private health and social service agencies to provide emergency food and essential social services to Long Islanders in crisis. In 2019 the LICC fed 30,649 hungry Long Islanders 275,841 meals.  Thus far, due to the pandemic, from January to June 2020 the LICC fed 33,546 hungry Long Islanders 301,914 meals.

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