BETHPAGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Thursday is recognized as National Hunger Action Day, and hundreds pitched in to help at food banks across our area.
Many volunteers say they can fully relate to need for help.
“We all need each other. It warms my heart to do what I’m doing,” Katia Basquia told CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan.
Overcoming poverty in Haiti, Basquia is among dozens volunteering with Island Harvest to help their food insecure family members and friends on Long Island.
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