Hicks Nurseries and Smile Farms grow together

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Spring is in full swing at Hicks Nurseries in Westbury, Long Island. This past March, Hicks hosted their 27th Annual Flower and Garden Show as a charity event…

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Meet Jess Bunshaft: putting love and people before profit

Thursday, May 28, 2015

For many people life is all about the next big pay raise, but not for Jess Bunshaft. “It’s not about chasing the dollar. Don’t get me wrong, we…

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Cuts in food stamp program impacts Long Islanders

Thursday, January 23, 2014

As a temporary increase in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits expired on Nov. 1 of last year, Long Island charities are being forced to bear the burden…

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