New York Launching Program To Provide Free Diapers To Families In NeedThe plan calls for 20 million donated diapers to be available for distribution at food banks.
Coronavirus Impact: Record Turnout Expected As NYC Charities Prepare To Hand Out Food For ThanksgivingThe coronavirus pandemic has left many people struggling with food insecurity, resulting in many New York City charities gearing up for what's expected to be a record turnout this Thanksgiving.
N.J. Organization Troubled By Letters From President Trump Taking Credit For Food Appearing In Donation BoxesLetters from President Donald Trump have recently surfaced in food donation boxes across the country.
Coronavirus Update: Citymeals On Wheels Overcoming Obstacles As It Navigates Pandemic To Feed New YorkersHundreds of thousands of New York's elderly rely on outside meals to survive. Now urged to stay home amid the coronavirus outbreak, they’re faced with new challenges in getting fed.
Coronavirus Update: Food Banks In Northern Suburbs Under Enormous Strain To Help Those In NeedUnemployment is skyrocketing and so is the demand on local food banks.
U.S. Trade War With China Resulting In Food Bank 'Windfall' On Long IslandAn economic tit-for-tat in the tariff struggle between China and the U.S. is helping fight hunger at home. Food that China wont buy is pouring into Long Island food banks.
NYC Food Banks Becoming Overwhelmed During The HolidaysAccording to the findings, nearly 80 percent of food pantries and soup kitchens across the city have seen increased traffic over the last five years
Sandy To Mean Greater Struggle For Already Strapped Food BanksFood banks were strapped financially before superstorm Sandy, but they're now trying to cope with even larger groups in need.
Catholic, Jewish Charities Join Forces To Hand Out Holiday Meals, Fight HungerThe religious charities have partnered to help New York soup kitchens and food pantries in this time of higher demand partly due to superstorm Sandy.
Westchester Food Pantries Struggling To Meet Rising DemandThe cost of food, couple with a tough economy, is driving more people to seek help from local food pantries, not just in the city but even in the affluent suburbs.