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TOUCH food pantry  (credit: touch-ny.org)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland’s Food Pantries Join Forces

TOUCH, which stands for Together Our Unity Can Heal, is celebrating 25 years of service. The more than 50 food pantries in Rockland County are joining forces to meet the need.

01/27/2014

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NYC Food Bank Use Skyrockets Following SNAP Cuts, Report Says

More and more New Yorkers have been reaching out to soup kitchens to feed their families, new research showed Wednesday.

01/22/2014

U.S. Marines help unload turkeys donated by Stop & Shop at Island Harvest in Mineola, Nov. 21, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Marines Help Unload Food Donations At Island Harvest

The Marines unloaded more than 2,000 turkeys donated by Stop & Shop for the upcoming holidays.

11/21/2013

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Stamford-Based Food Bank Seeking Donations Ahead Of Thanksgiving

The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County gave away more than 15,000 turkeys last year, but the number is much lower this year.

11/20/2013

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New York City’s 4 Best Charities

Kate Manning, author of “My Notorious Life”, shares four charities in New York City where you can give back this holiday season.

11/14/2013

Community Food Bank Of New Jersey

Food Bank Serves Thousands In Need In Post-Sandy New Jersey

Feeding centers with volunteers handing out food to others in need have become a familiar sight in the months since Superstorm Sandy decimated the Tri-State Area, but have you ever wondered where it all comes from?

01/15/2013

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The 5 Best Volunteer Opportunities For Kids In New York

Finding the right fit for the family can be tough, but these area organizations hit it out of the park every time.

CBS New York–07/11/2012

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NYC Food Stamp Recipients Could Reclaim Storm-Related Losses

The organization announced Tuesday that recipients who lost their food items because flooding, power outages or equipment failure can reclaim the food stamp benefit value.

08/30/2011

A homeless man in New York City - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Grant Will Help The Hungry In NYC

The initiative will have a special focus on households with children, the working poor, and senior citizens.

02/25/2011

Christmas Eve food

Good Will Of City Meals Spreading Altruism On Christmas Eve

When asked what made firefighter Capt. Sean Giery spend his time on Christmas Eve preparing meals for City Meals on Wheels and not at home spending time with his family, the answer was good will.

12/24/2010