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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

A volunteer packs a bag of food stuffs for waiting people at the Yorkville Common Pantry in Harlem (file/Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Study: Food Pantries In New York State Serving More Seniors, Fewer Children

The Hunger Action Network report shows that two-thirds of food pantries and soup kitchens have reported a drop in food donations while the majority of them said they served more people last year.

12/30/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Strikes Again: NYC Bans Food Donations To The Homeless

Glenn Richter arrived at a West Side synagogue on Monday to collect surplus bagels — fresh nutritious bagels — to donate to the poor. However, under a new edict from the mayor’s food police he can no longer donate the food to city homeless shelters.

03/19/2012

Food pantry (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Some Food Donations Slow Ahead Of Thanksgiving

The shelves are empty at the Packanack Community Church, but officials there remain hopeful as donations slowly came in on Sunday morning.

11/21/2010