Fighting Food Insecurity: Officials Say Summer Meals Program Now Expanded To Any New Yorker In NeedSchools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter helped serve lunch to students at Public School 20 Anna Silver on Essex Street on Thursday.
New Effort To Make Sure Students Won't Go Hungry At William Paterson UniversityThe state's Department of Education awarded a nearly $1.5 million grant to the university to fight food insecurity.
Students Work With Nonprofit Group To Grow And Maintain Hydroponic Farms To Fight Food Insecurity In New York CityGetting affordable, nutritious food is difficult for many in New York City who face food insecurity. But a nonprofit organization is changing that with the help of students and vertical farms.
Long Island Cares Helping Struggling Entertainment Industry Professionals With Music Boxes Of FoodConcert venues and live theaters are still closed, leaving local musicians and performers, stagehands and others in the industry struggling.
COVID 1 Year: Food Insecurity Grows Throughout Tri-State Communities, 'The Face Of Hunger Has Changed'From mass distribution sites in the heart of New York City, to handmade blessing boxes in suburban New Jersey, it seems no neighborhood hid from the hunger crisis cased by COVID.
New Yorkers At Bronx Food Pantry Describe Need For Federal Stimulus Checks, $15 Minimum Wage; 'Got To Choose Between Rent, Food'The line at a food pantry in the Bronx wrapped around the building as lawmakers in Washington, D.C. got set to vote on President Biden's $1.9 trillion aid package.
Bergen County Charity Awarded $1 Million Grant To Serve 100,000 Free MealsBergen County restaurants were at risk of closing and pantries were days away from running out of food.
COVID Impact: Hunger Remains Big Concern For Children During Pandemic, Especially In The ClassroomThe coronavirus pandemic is causing a growing hunger crisis among children. In New Jersey alone, hundreds of thousands of kids are not getting enough to eat.
Pandemic Has More Families Finding Themselves In Need Of Food For The First TimePlenty of organizations are stepping in to help.
Catholic Charities Holds Pop-Up Food Pantry Event After Seeing Increased Need For HelpCatholic Charities doesn't normally do "pop up" pantries, but it recognized more people were in need of food.
MLK Day Of Service Takes On New Meaning As Communities Face Staggering Food InsecurityThe holiday challenges people to find ways to improve their communities, and this year many are finding that opportunity at their local food pantries.
New Jersey Food Pantries Predict Need For Donations Will Continue To Be Extremely High In 2021Food pantries across the Tri-State Area saw the need grow exponentially as the coronavirus pandemic hit families in different ways.
Small Businesses On Long Island Getting Needed Boost Thanks To Thoughtful Residents Taking Part In 'The Takeout Project'A Long Island woman is starting a movement to save restaurants and feed her neighbors -- all at the same time.
'It Takes An Army': Long Island Nonprofit Comprised Of People Who Lost Their Jobs In Pandemic Now Feeding ThousandsFighting food insecurity and bringing hospitality workers back on the job, that's the goal behind Carroll's Kitchen Long Island.
Operation BBQ Relief Comes To The Rescue For Those In Need In Northern New Jersey And Rockland CountySunday was a day of giving for a group in Rockland County. Hot meals were cooked up, served up and delivered to people in need.