MarineMax locations hold food drive on Long Island - Trade Only Today

MarineMax locations hold food drive on Long Island

MarineMax teamed up with Long Island Cares and launched a Fill the Boat campaign to feed the hungry on Long Island, N.Y.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

MarineMax teamed up with Long Island Cares and launched a Fill the Boat campaign to feed the hungry on Long Island, N.Y.

Three Long Island MarineMax locations — MarineMax Lindenhurst, MarineMax Copiague and MarineMax Huntington — will collect non-perishable goods to distribute through Long Island Cares, a hunger assistance organization that serves thousands of individuals and families in need on Long Island.

All three locations will provide bags and encourage employees and customers to fill them with items such as non-perishable food, diapers and baby food and return them to the MarineMax stores. MarineMax Lindenhurst and MarineMax Copiague will have a designated Boston Whaler boat that they will fill between Dec. 1 and Dec. 18.

MarineMax said Long Island Cares is one of the region’s most comprehensive hunger assistance organizations.

“Their mission is to bring together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry on Long Island, and provide to the best of their ability for the humanitarian needs of our community,” MarineMax Lindenhurst marketing coordinator Audrey Bess said in a statement. “They are able to provide food when and where it’s needed and sponsor programs that promote self-sufficiency and educate the public about the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island.”

Bess said 89 cents of each dollar goes directly to those in need.

Related

Yanmar Brings Diesel Power to Wake Boat Segment

Engine manufacturer offers first fully integrated diesel option in partnership with Nautique.

GOST Unveils Updates Ahead of FLIBS

Marine security leader teases updated interface and more powerful satellite tracking antennas.

Virtual Edition of Metstrade Boat Builder Awards Announced for 2020

The awards will acknowledge challenges and resolve of the marine industry during the pandemic.

Mercury Marine and Beneteau Partnership Goes Global

Beneteau buyers around the world will now have Mercury for a power option.

Quick Hits: October 23, 2020

Brunswick pontoon facility earns award; Kemah Capital enters marine.

Brunswick Corp. Appoints New President

Aine Denari is an automotive industry veteran with vast experience in leading-edge mobility systems.

Menhaden Quotas Reduced

Sportfishing groups applauded the move, saying it will help rebuild the striped bass population.

Winnebago Reports Q4, Fiscal 2020 Results

Revenue grew 18.6 percent for the year to $2.4 billion.

Quick Hits: October 22, 2020

Tiara Yachts honors top dealers; Smoker Craft donates to MRAA; ICOMIA issues state of the industry.