Nassau Community College Celebrates Opening Of Campus Food PantryThe campus food bank will be open three days a week for struggling students.
Volunteers Gather For City Harvest Warehouse’s ‘Repackathon’For 24 hours straight, boxes were packed to help provide food for Thanksgiving to New Yorkers in need.
Stories From Main Street: N.J. Students Who Require Help Pitch In To Help CommunityAfter 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.
Stories From Main Street: Rockland's Food Pantries Join ForcesTOUCH, 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.
Mayor-Elect De Blasio Volunteers At Brooklyn Food Pantry Ahead Of ThanksgivingThe 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.
Marines Help Unload Food Donations At Island HarvestThe Marines unloaded more than 2,000 turkeys donated by Stop & Shop for the upcoming holidays.
Stories From Main Street: People's Pantry Helping Toms River Residents Impacted By SandyThousands of families in the bayfront town are still trying to recover from the massive storm that hit almost a year ago.
Stony Brook University Sets Up Food Pantry For Needy StudentsSome 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.
Bronx Borough President Demands Apology From Company Running 'Ghetto' TourThree 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.
Study: Food Pantries In New York State Serving More Seniors, Fewer ChildrenThe 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.
Report: Number Of New York City Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens Down 25 Percent In Five YearsThe 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.
New Jersey Food Pantries See Decrease In DonationsOver 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.