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Tom Chapin performs in 2011. (credit: Getty Images)

Tom Chapin Celebrating 70th Birthday, 40th Anniversary Of WhyHunger With City Winery Show

It’s been 40 years since singer-songwriter Harry Chapin co-founded World Hunger Year. His brother, Tom Chapin, continues the mission.

04/09/2015

Cafe Grumpy, Chelsea

New Yorkers Can Help Fight Hunger By Dining Out Sunday

More than 70 New York City restaurants are donating 10 percent of their proceeds Sunday to help fight hunger.

03/29/2015

Shoppers flood ShopRite in Succasunna, New Jersey ahead of a snowstorm on Jan. 25, 2015 (credit: _christian_23)

Brooklynite’s Twitter Push: Donate Unneeded ‘Blizzard’ Food To Hungry

Kristine Michelsen-Correa, of Brooklyn, created the Twitter hashtag “#blizzardleftovers” after her panicked pre-blizzard supermarket run.

01/28/2015

FILE -- New York City soup kitchen feeds the needy (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Survey: 1 In 6 New Yorkers Can’t Afford Enough Food

A new report shows that more and more people are coming to the doors of New York City’s 1,100 soup kitchens and food pantries.

11/26/2014

Turkeys donated to the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey for Giving Tuesday (credit: Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey)

Stories From Main Street: Groups Look To Help Paterson’s Hungry On Giving Tuesday

In this age of rampant consumerism, some people are trying to reclaim the true spirit of the holidays. That is the thrust of Giving Tuesday, which started at the 92nd Street Y a few years back

11/24/2014

(Credit: Action Against Hunger/North Jersey Media Group Foundation)

Action Against Hunger Food Drive Working To Put Food On The Table Of Those In Need

To combat hunger in New Jersey, North Jersey Media Group Foundation will be holding its 23rd annual Action Against Hunger food drive on October 5, from noon to 4 p.m.

09/27/2014

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)

Advocates Say City Hunger Problem Is Reaching Crisis Levels

New York City’s hunger problem is now a crisis, according to those who work with people who need help.

06/28/2014

Cans of Food (file / credit: clipart.com)

Study: Long Island Poor Lack Access To Healthy Food

A forum was held in Garden City Tuesday morning, called “The Truth and the Facts: Food Inequality on Long Island.”

04/09/2013

People at a Bronx food bank - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Sandy To Mean Greater Struggle For Already Strapped Food Banks

Food banks were strapped financially before superstorm Sandy, but they’re now trying to cope with even larger groups in need.

11/21/2012

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)

Catholic, Jewish Charities Join Forces To Hand Out Holiday Meals, Fight Hunger

The religious charities have partnered to help New York soup kitchens and food pantries in this time of higher demand partly due to superstorm Sandy.

11/20/2012

JFS Wheels for Meals (file / credit: JFS)

Stories From Main Street: Alpine Teen Starts Charity Bike Ride To Help Others

What would you do if you were 13-years-old and you had $30,000? David Feuerstein gave it all away, but when it was gone he still wanted to do more.

05/21/2012

Wayne Cabot and Noreen Springstead broadcast for Hungerthon 2011 - New York, NY - Nov 22, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Annual Hungerthon Effort Breaks Record

WhyHunger’s 2011 Hungerthon, teaming up with media partners including CBS radio stations WCBS 880, 1010 WINS and WFAN, raised over $750,000.

12/07/2011

Hungerthon volunteers are ready to take your call - New York, NY - Nov 22, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

It’s Hungerthon Day At WCBS 880 And 1010 WINS

Thanksgiving is only two days away, and today you can help people from going hungry.

11/22/2011

Food pantry at St. Augustine's Church in the Bronx (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

United Way Increasing Focus On Combating Hunger In NYC

The non-profit has launched a 90-day social media campaign, called “What’s on the Table?” to increase the awareness of New Yorkers to issue of hunger in New York City and how people can donate, advocate and volunteer.

10/24/2011

Lauren Bush attends a private shopping event hosted by Links of London and New York Magazine in support of the FEED Foundation at Links of London - New York, NY - Dec 1, 2010 - Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Magazine)

Lauren Bush Helps The Hungry With FEED Foundation

The Bush family has done much to help those in need.

03/18/2011

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