City Harvest says it has now moved 500 million pounds of food over its more than 30 years of service.
Tis the season to give, but this year there is a shortage at local food pantries.
Some in the Orthodox Jewish community are upset that a public reminder not to feed the ducks and geese in Prospect Park includes a reference to Passover.
The initiative will have a special focus on households with children, the working poor, and senior citizens.
When seventh grader Felton Cavenes helped his I.S. 141 in Astoria, Queens set a record in collecting 29,000 cans in the City Harvest and Daily News annual Canned Food Drive, he learned a very good lesson.