Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens Feel Overwhelmed By DemandWith Thanksgiving just days away, organizations are raising awareness that more than 1 million people in our region don't have enough to eat.
'Farm To Food Pantry' Aims To Deliver Healthy Meals To Rockland County Residents In NeedFor those who struggle to put food on the table, fresh and local can be out of reach.
New Food Pantry On Long Island Helps Feed Hungry While Providing JobsThe brand new food pantry on Hansen Avenue in Freeport is run by the Long Island Council of Churches inside a warehouse owned by AHRC Nassau.
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.