When the John Michael Marino Lodge No. 1389 Order Sons of Italy in America heard the SOS from the Village of Manorhaven regarding the food drive for Our Lady of Fatima Church’s food pantry, it did not take long for the lodge to swing into action.
Lodge members were contacted and details of the food drive relayed. The outcome was an overwhelming response and members arrived at the lodge’s Feb. 18 general meeting at the senior center carrying shopping bags and boxes filled to the brim with non-perishable food items such as canned soups, vegetables, fruits, tuna, chicken, boxed meals, juice boxes, pasta, bottled tomato sauce, rice, cereal, beans, peanut butter, and crackers. [Read more…]