Senator Gillibrand on EITC Awareness Day
January 30, 2015
NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joins Food Bank in promoting awareness of refundable tax credits. Read more...
Food Bank Responds to City’s Needs During Blizzard
January 29, 2015
In response to snowfall projections and a city mandate for subway and street closures on Tuesday, Food Bank For New York City took action on Monday by making emergency deliveries to food pantries and soup kitchens in addition to all scheduled deliveries.
On Tuesday, once the transportation ban was lifted, Food Bank’s Community Kitchen and Pantry in Harlem reopened with the help of some of our most dedicated Food Bankers and volunteers. As a result, over 120 families were served while schools and offices were shut down city-wide. Read more...
Governor Cuomo Proposes $4.5 Million for Emergency Food Programs
January 21, 2015
At a news conference on Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined another component to his “2015 Opportunity Agenda,” an anti-poverty plan that includes $4.5 million in additional funding for the state’s emergency food programs. Read more...
Honoring Dr. King Through Service
January 20, 2015
Girl Scouts volunteer at Food Bank's Bronx warehouse
Thanks to all the volunteers who joined us for our 2nd annual MLK Weekend of Service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy! Read more...
Commemorating Governor Mario Cuomo
January 2, 2015
Food Bank For New York City joins New Yorkers in honoring the life and memory of Governor Mario Cuomo, whose legacy includes the creation of the State’s Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP) in 1984. Read more...
Doing Good Is Good For Business
January 6, 2015
More and more companies are embracing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and finding ways to give back. Read more…