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Press Coverage


Following are highlights of media coverage concerning the Food Bank's ongoing work to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs. Included here are feature stories, Letters to the Editor, Op-Ed pieces and television, radio and Web coverage.

For more information, including copies of available articles, please contact Carol Schneider,  Associate Director, Media Relations. 

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SEPTEMBER

Go Orange to End Hunger™ at Food Bank For New York City's Scavenger Hunt in Bryant Park.  Digital Journal, 9/18/2014

New York Today: Food Bank For New York City officials headed to Washington, D.C., for Anti-Hunger Advocacy Day.  The New York Times, 9/18/2014

Henrik Lundqvist Hosts Fund-Raiser at Refinery Rooftop.  Women's Wear Daily, 9/18/2014

Spanish restaurant holds mock ‘Running of the Bulls’ in downtown Manhattan.  Pix11, 9/18/2014

Empire State Building Lighting for Go Orange to End Hunger™ Campaign (03:45).  The Chew, 9/15/2014

Food Bank For New York City Launches "Go Orange To End Hunger"™ Call To Action During September's Hunger Action Month. Reuters/PR Newswire, 9/12/2014

First Annual Running of the Bulls NYC Set for 9/18.  Broadway World, 9/11/2014

Food Bank For NYC Launches Go Orange to End Hunger.  NY Nonprofit Press, 9/10/2014

New York Minute: Seniors at Food Bank Got Some Free Yoga Instruction from Land Yoga.  Fox NY, 9/8/2014

NYC Restaurants and Food Bank Team up to Feed Hungry.  AM New York, 9/2/2014

Volunteers Work 100M Hours at Food Pantries.  MSNBC, 9/1/2014

AUGUST

The Power and Influence Top 50: New Faces Abound.  The Nonprofit Times, 8/1/2014

JULY

Dominique Jones, Food Bank For New York City’s Chief Programs Officer, shares how its programs are assisting New York students in need.  Fox 5 NY Good Day Street Talk, 7/28/2014

Sky's the Limit: Chef Katie Lee with Food Bank for New York City volunteer. DELTA Magazine's Skymiles section, July 2014 issue 

Ex-Giant Chris Canty Returns to The Bronx to Promote Healthy Eating.  DNAInfo, 7/21/2014

Bronx native Chris Canty tackles teen eating habits at Mullaly Park.  NY Daily News, 7/21/2014

Food Organizations Emphasize Healthy Eating.  Epoch Times, 7/21/2014

De Blasio Administration Taps New Advisory Board to Help Develop New York City's Next Wave of Community Schools.  (Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis named to board.)  7/17/2014

A New Form Of Giving.  Forbes, 7/10/2014

LULAC and Tyson Donate Chicken to New York City Ahead of Convention.  Latin Post, 7/8/2014

Elevating Nutrition. EJ|USA - U.S. Department of State, July 2014 issue

JUNE

Once Shuttered Bronx Food Pantry Finds Creative Way to Serve Hungry Residents. NY Daily News, 6/26/2014

Fundraising Gets a Welcome Lift.  Crain's NY Business, 6/16/2014

Council Considering More Funding for Food Bank's Tax Return Program.  City & State, 6/11/2014

The Brian Lehrer Show:  Home Economics for the 21st Century.  WNYC Radio, 6/9/2014

MAY

Majority of New York’s Needy Children Miss Out on Free Summer Lunches.  Epoch Times, 5/30/2014

Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival Returns with an All-Star Roster of Chefs, Winemakers, Spirits Producers, and Culinary Personalities.  Reuters, 5/22/2014

10 Chefs who are Bringing a Food Revolution to America.  Nationswell.com, 5/19/2014

Tom Colicchio, Citizen Chef.  The New York Times, 5/16/2014

Florida Georgia Line Visit Food Bank For New York City.  Taste of Country, 5/10/2014

Lunch for All, and a Stigma for None.  NY Daily News, 5/8/2014

Florida Georgia Line Fights Hunger at New York Food Bank.  Great American Country, 5/5/2014

APRIL

Rolling Out the Orange Carpet.  The Wall Street Journal, 4/10/2014

Food Bank's Tax Service Puts Money in the Hands of Those in Need.  The New York Times, 4/7/2014

Food Bank For New York City Holds Free Tax Prep Event in Brooklyn.  Brooklyn News, 4/4/2014

Mario Batali Makes Dinner for Less than $1.40 Per Person.  ABC News, 4/3/2014

MARCH

Time Out For Hunger – Eat At These 4 Fun Food Events This Weekend.  Gothamist, 3/27/2014

Food Bank For New York City Massing the Volunteers to Fight Hunger.  New York Nonprofit Press, 3/25/2014

Calendar Listings for Can Do Awards Dinner (April 9, 2014):   Gotham MagazineGuest of a GuestNY Daily News

NYC Hunger Crisis Worsens With 1.4 Million New Yorkers Now Relying On Food Charity.  Gothamist, 3/17/2014

Central Harlem Residents Line up at Food Pantry Just Steps from Upscale Restaurants, Food Shops.  NY Daily News, 3/17/2014

One In Five New York Residents Depend On Assistance In Order To Eat.  ThinkProgress.org, 3/17/2014

Hunger Crisis: Charities are Strained as Nearly 1 in 5 New Yorkers Depend on Aid for Food.  NY Daily News, 3/16/2014

Legislative Breakfast to Address Hunger Issues on Staten Island.  SILive.com, 3/11/2014

Uber App Now Supports NYC Charities.  Nonprofit Quarterly, 3/6/2014

Mike Posner Features Justin Bieber on Second Album (donating a meal for every album sold).  The Hollywood Reporter, 3/5/2014

FEBRUARY

Governors Move to Block Farm Bill's Food Stamp Cuts.  MSNBC, 2/27/2014

Food Charities that Really Make a Difference.  Huffington Post, 2/26/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces New York State Will Preserve $457 Million in Snap Benefits for 300,000 Households.  LongIsland.com, 2/26/2014

NYC Food Bank in Albany.  WAMC, 2/26/2014

Want Free Financial Advice? A Growing Number of Low Income New Yorkers are Finding it at Tax Prep Centers.  NY Daily News, 2/24/2014

Demand for Food Grows in New York City After a Cut.  The Wall Street Journal, 2/17/2014

Anatomy of a Hunger Crisis.  MSNBC, 2/11/2014

The Farm Bill:  What's in it for Consumers?  Consumer Affairs, 2/11/2014

President Obama Signs Farm Bill that Cuts Food Stamps for New Yorkers.  NY Daily News, 2/8/2014

Part of the Farm Bill:  Cuts to Food Stamps.  The New York Times, 2/7/2014

SNAP:  A Bill's Passage Jeopardizes 70 Million Meals For The City's Hungry.  Jewish Week, 2/6/2014

Farm Bill Passes Congress with More Food Stamp Cuts.  ColorLines.com, 2/4/2014

Lower Income Families Find Tax Relief From Volunteer Programs.  NY1, 2/4/2014

Food Pantries Are Bare as Winter Cold and SNAP Cuts Continue.  TheDailyMeal.com, 2/3/2014

JANUARY

DC Celebrates Itself for Letting Poor Americans Go Hungry.  Salon.com, 1/31/2014

NYC Food Bank President Calls New Farm Bill 'Terrible'.  The Grio/MSNBC, 1/31/2014

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Bracing for Food Stamp Cuts.  CNN, 1/30/2014

Volunteers Decorate Cupcakes with SE Queens Elderly for MLK Day.  Times Ledger, 1/29/2014

Americans Could Lose More Food Stamps.  CNN, 1/25/2014

Nearly Half of NYC Food Banks Ran Out of Supplies After SNAP Benefits Were Cut: Report.  Huffington Post, 1/24/2014

A Food Bank For New York City Survey Reveals that Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen Lines are Getting Longer.  NY Daily News, 1/24/2014

Food Stamp Allocations Should Take Into Account Where You Live.  RH Reality Check, 1/24/2014

More Cuts to SNAP Are Coming, and Food Banks Can't Cope.  Take Part, 1/24/2014

Food Banks Are Running Out of Food.  Slate, 1/23/2014

More New Yorkers Face Hunger After Congress Cuts Food Stamps.  Gothamist, 1/23/2014

New York City Pantries Ran Out of Food After Food Stamps Were Cut.  ThinkProgress.org, 1/23/2014

De Blasio Must Tell Congress to Strengthen Food Stamps.  amNew York, 1/22/2014

After Feds Cut Food Stamps, City Pantries Go Empty.  Crain's New York Business, 1/22/2014

More New Yorkers Turning to Food Pantries.  WNYC, 1/22/2014

NYC Food Bank Use Skyrockets Following SNAP Cuts, Report Says.  CBS New York, 1/22/2014

NYC Food Network:  Not Enough to Go Around.  The Wall Street Journal, 1/22/2014

City Food Banks Feel Weight of Funding Cut.  amNew York, 1/22/2014

Food Banks Anticipate Impact of Cuts to Food Stamps.  The New York Times, 1/21/2014

Photos: Helping Out on MLK Day.  Times Union, 1/21/2014

NYC Mayor: Economic Equality 'Can't Wait'.  WFUV, 1/20/2014

The Mayor's Visit to the Community Kitchen and Food Pantry in West Harlem.  NYC.gov, 1/20/2014

Martin Luther King Would Be For Universal Pre-K, Halt of Stop-and-Frisk: De Blasio.  NY Daily News, 1/20/2014

Seeking Ways to Help the Poor and Childless.  The New York Times, 1/14/2014

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