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Students at the Midland School volunteered at a local food pantry to give back to the community. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: N.J. Students Who Require Help Pitch In To Help Community

After hearing a story on WCBS 880 about a food shortage at pantries, a teacher at a school for the developmentally disabled in Somerset County, N.J. recruited her students to help.

04/07/2014

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

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio volunteers at the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger, Nov. 27, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor-Elect De Blasio Volunteers At Brooklyn Food Pantry Ahead Of Thanksgiving

The mayor-elect also said he’d appoint a team in the coming days for what he called “a very substantial campaign” to grow support for his tax on the wealthy proposal.

11/27/2013

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

The People's Pantry in Toms River, N.J. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: People’s Pantry Helping Toms River Residents Impacted By Sandy

Thousands of families in the bayfront town are still trying to recover from the massive storm that hit almost a year ago.

09/23/2013

Stony Brook University Food Pantry

Stony Brook University Sets Up Food Pantry For Needy Students

Some students are skipping meals and losing nutrition at Stony Brook University, and the concern has reached the point where the school has launched a campus effort to curb hunger.

09/18/2013

A street in the South Bronx. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bronx Borough President Demands Apology From Company Running ‘Ghetto’ Tour

Three times a week, the $45 Real Bronx Tours bus ride took visitors past food-pantry lines, a housing project and a park a guide described as a pickpocket hangout.

05/23/2013

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

A family receives food from a pantry. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Number Of New York City Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens Down 25 Percent In Five Years

The data was compiled before superstorm Sandy struck, which caused a surge in demand for food banks. The organization said the natural disaster illustrates the need for food relief in disasters.

11/19/2012

A family receives food from a pantry. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Jersey Food Pantries See Decrease In Donations

Over the past few years donations have dropped between 25 and 30 percent, but the number of people in need has increased over 50 percent since 2008.

10/22/2012

CUMAC in Paterson, N.J.

Largest Food Pantry In Paterson, N.J., Nearly Empty

This Sunday, 1010 WINS co-sponsored the Action against Hunger Food Drive in northern New Jersey, as the largest food pantry in Paterson was struggling to fill its shelves.

1010 WINS–10/14/2012

A family receives food from a pantry. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

2 NJ Food Pantries In Need Of Food Donations

Two food pantries in New Jersey are asking the public for help before they run out of much-needed food items.

07/17/2012

Here are the six suspects in the case (credit: CBS 2)

Suspects In Food Pantry Theft Case Face New Charges

Ninety-year-old Florence D’Imperio appeared at Harrison Municipal Court Tuesday to answer charges she stole from a food pantry.

03/01/2011

Florence D'Imperio (L); Christina Rohatynski (R) (Photo/CBS 2)

County Food Bank Director Mystified By 90-Year-Old’s Alleged Theft

Christina Rohatynski, the director of the county-wide food bank, was mystified by the thefts of donated food.

02/22/2011

Christmas Eve food

400 Volunteers Serve Food To 2,000 NYers In Brooklyn

More than 400 volunteers came to the Park Slope Armory in Brooklyn to server over 2,000 New Yorkers a hot meal on Christmas day.

12/25/2010

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