New Yorkers Have Many Options To Help Turn Thanksgiving Into Volunteer SeasonThe Thanksgiving season is a time when most of us reflect on what we're thankful for. Often that leads to questioning how we can help and give back to those who are less fortunate.
Pop-Up Food Pantries Helping Furloughed Government EmployeesIt has been more than a month since the federal government shutdown started, and some workers in the Tri-State Area are feeling the impact.
NYC Food Bank Seeks Public's Help As Possible Funding Cuts LoomThe Food Bank for New York City is sounding a warning about funding cuts.
New Yorkers Can Help Fight Hunger By Dining Out SundayMore than 70 New York City restaurants are donating 10 percent of their proceeds Sunday to help fight hunger.
‘Food Bank For NYC’ Expanding Financial Empowerment Programs For Families In NeedFamilies who need food help should also be getting other forms of aid like financial coaching.
Food Bank For NYC Says Need For Emergency Food Remains HighThe Food Bank for New York City says the need for emergency food remains "staggeringly'' high in the wake of cuts to the nation's food stamp program.
NYC Food Bank Use Skyrockets Following SNAP Cuts, Report SaysMore and more New Yorkers have been reaching out to soup kitchens to feed their families, new research showed Wednesday.
NYC Food Bank Head: 40% Of Veterans Need Food Assistance Margarette Purvis, president and CEO of the Food Bank for New York City, tried to raise awareness abut the plight of former service members during a speech in the Bronx on Sunday.
Cut To Food Stamp Benefits Hitting New YorkersNearly two million New Yorkers have lost an average of $29 a month due to cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
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.
Specialty Food Truck Donates Dinners And Dollars To New Yorkers In NeedThey say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. But Monday — for 120,000 New Yorkers— there will be free dinners.