Food Bank CEO Recognized in Honor of Black History Month
February 26, 2015
Food Bank COO Lisa Hines-Johnson accepts on behalf of CEO Margarette Purvis
Margarette Purvis was among the honorees at a February 24 celebration hosted by Congressman José E. Serrano and NY State Senator José M. Serrano. Read more...
Food Bank & Government Partners Join to Encourage New Yorkers to File for Income-Boosting Tax Credits
February 24, 2015
To ensure that New Yorkers take full advantage of the tax benefits to which they are entitled, government officials are visiting Food Bank’s tax sites throughout the city to encourage working families to apply for the income-boosting Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Read more…
Food Bank Bridges the Gap
February 13, 2015
Conference attendees. Photo: Erik Fuller
NYC's Conference on Hunger and Poverty, presented by Food Bank, brought together leaders from the anti-hunger community, media and policymakers, New York City goverment, supporters and funders to look back at the last year of progress and move forward to close the Meal Gap. Read more...
Flavour App Benefits Food Bank
February 10, 2015
Flavour, a new restaurant recommendation app, is donating 10,000 meals to Food Bank. Fox Business interviews Flavour CEO Emily Keeton. Watch the video
Food Bank Holiday Campaign Featured in PR Week
February 5, 2015
Photo: Melanie Dunea/CPi
Food Bank Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Silvia Davi shares lessons from our Thankful To Give campaign in PR Week. Read more...
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...