Thousands Line Up Outside Queens Food Pantry Hours Before OpeningDespite the rain, a crowd had formed by 5 a.m. outside St. Bartholomew’s Roman Catholic Church on Whitney Avenue in Elmhurst.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor Says 'We Will Not Let Any New Yorker Go Hungry'Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city’s fight against coronavirus is showing some signs of hope, but the economic battle is just beginning.
Coronavirus Update: All New Yorkers Can Now Get Free Meals; COVID-19 Food Czar Kathryn Garcia Discusses Her 'Biggest Concern'"Anyone who needs food, anyone who's hungry, can come to these 435 sites. You can get all three meals for yourself and your family for free. No one will be turned away," de Blasio said.
Stories From Main Street: Rockland County Works To Redirect Excess Food To The HungryRockland County Legislature Chairman Alden Wolfe has formed a Food Recovery Task Force.
Food Pantries Hungry For Summertime DonationsFood pantries, which so many people depend on to fill out tables, are running low on supplies, and those trying to help are worried.
Lowey Trying To Protect Summer Meal Funding For Families In NeedA spending bill making its way through the House calls for budget cuts to the National School Lunch Program as well as the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer for Children pilot program.
Tom Chapin Celebrating 70th Birthday, 40th Anniversary Of WhyHunger With City Winery ShowIt's been 40 years since singer-songwriter Harry Chapin co-founded World Hunger Year. His brother, Tom Chapin, continues the mission.
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.
Brooklynite's Twitter Push: Donate Unneeded 'Blizzard' Food To HungryKristine Michelsen-Correa, of Brooklyn, created the Twitter hashtag "#blizzardleftovers" after her panicked pre-blizzard supermarket run.
Survey: 1 In 6 New Yorkers Can't Afford Enough FoodA 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.
Stories From Main Street: Groups Look To Help Paterson's Hungry On Giving TuesdayIn 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
Action Against Hunger Food Drive Working To Put Food On The Table Of Those In NeedTo 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.
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.
Study: Long Island Poor Lack Access To Healthy FoodA forum was held in Garden City Tuesday morning, called "The Truth and the Facts: Food Inequality on Long Island."
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.