Our mission at CFLIV is to ensure that homebound veterans with mobility or health limitations receive healthy meals & groceries delivered to their home. Additionally, we strive to reduce the carbon footprint in our community by performing food rescue. Lastly, we aim to be all inclusive with our volunteer staff. Our staff includes members of all ages and abilities from our communities. We are proud to have several volunteer teams of adults with developmental disabilities that perform weekly tasks.
We welcome new ideas and partners.
Russ has been a valuable team member since day 1. His commitment to law enforcement, military members and the USA goes deep.
Russ is a successful businessman who gives back to the community in numerous ways.
His wife Maryanne, daughter Taylor and son Trevor all join Russ in the love of country!
Brendan resides in Stony Brook with his wife and two children. He is a CPA and has held various auditing and financial management positions on Long Island and Manhattan. He is currently the SVP of Finance for a tech company in the city. Brendan and his wife are active parishioners at Saints Philip and James Church in St. James.
Born and raised in NY, Brian joined the USMC at age 18 and devoted 21 years serving proudly. Brian has served the USMC in many roles and has been awarded numerous time for his valor.
As he retired in 2023 he looks forward to spending more time with his son and daughter and helping CFLIV to grow.
Dana Powell is a proud mom, wife and daughter. Dana selflessly contributes to not only her families well being but her community. Her numerous accomplishments include 3 children who have made her proud, a long list of successful fundraisers and a MD. husband who adores her. CFLIV is grateful to have Dana on our team.
Alex is a proud American who joined the USMC at age
Donato is a HUGE supporter of all men and woman in Uniform- wether they serve in the military or in law enforcement.
CFLIV is grateful to have Donato and his steady support. In addition to his work with CFLIV he also runs Hero's For Heroes.
Jared Rada is a Partner of the law firm Fusco, Brandenstein & Rada P.C. Jared is accredited by the Veterans Administration to represent veterans filing for disability claims connected to service. Jared proudly supports our veteran community. He makes himself available as a resource to all veterans with questions pertaining to the benefits they deserve.
Nancy is born and raised in Babylon. Nancy is proud of her families Irish Roots. When not helping to keep Cooking For Long Island Veterans running smoothly she can often be found with her Hibernian sisters.
Rena is proud of her families Miltary background. Her grandfather Harry Sylvester was a Rough Rider with Teddy Roosevelt! She is grateful to all the people who keep the charity that she founded back in 2019 up and running. Rena enjoys watching all CFLIV accomplishes under the guidance of so many selfless volunteers.
For the price of an oil change YOU can help assure that a homebound veteran gets meals delivered to their home. Any amount is appreciated.