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Tuscan Chef Gabriele Corcos Joins Food Bank
As Italian cuisine takes center stage during Italian-American Heritage Month, Food Bank For New York City is proud to welcome Chef Gabriele Corcos, aka “The Tuscan Gun,” as the newest member of our Culinary Council. Read more...

Food Bank Honored in the Bronx
Last night, Food Bank For New York City received the Community Service Award from the Hunts Point Economic Development Corporation for 31 years of excellence as the city’s major hunger relief organization. Food Bank COO Lisa Hines-Johnson accepted the award on behalf of Food Bank and our citywide network of member charities.

Food Bank Attends Hunts Point Tent Party
Food Bank For New York City joined the Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Tent Party yesterday to spread the word about our mission to end hunger in New York City.
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A Taste of Mexico City at NYCWFF
Hispanic Heritage Month honors the rich history, culture and contributions of the Latino community in America, and at this year’s New York City Wine & Food Festival, Latin flavors will be celebrated as well. Read more...

Go Orange in Bryant Park
Go Orange came to Bryant Park with action stations around the park, nutrition tips, cooking demos, prizes, and a scavenger hunt, all to raise awareness of hunger in New York City. Click to see pics and more details.

Fashion Takes Action: Food Bank and Henri Bendel Go Orange to End Hunger™
On September 23rd, iconic fashion accessories retailer Henri Bendel hosted a “Fashion Takes Action” cocktail reception for Go Orange to End Hunger™ at its Fifth Avenue flagship location. Celebrity and Culinary Ambassadors including Kelly Bensimon, Todd English, Katie Lee, and Eden Grinshpan were on hand to show their support along with Food Bank Board members and Henri Bendel’s President, Chris Fiore. Read more and see photos from the event here.

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Celebrating Italian Heritage
From spaghetti and lasagna to risotto and osso buco, New Yorkers have loved Italian cuisine for more than a century. In honor of Italian-American Heritage Month, Food Bank is proud to recognize our Culinary Council members and Celebrity Ambassadors of Italian descent, whose dedication to fighting hunger helps put food on the table for New Yorkers in need. Leading these councils are Food Bank board members Mario Batali and Stanley Tucci. Read more...

Thank You to Our Partner Barilla
Happy National Pasta Day to our fantastic corporate sponsor Barilla! Barilla has participated annually in Food Bank For New York City’s Can Do Awards Dinner, supported our New York City Wine and Food Festival booth, and most recently sponsored our 2014 Go Orange campaign. Through their “Share the Table” initiative, Barilla encourages families to enjoy healthy meals together. As we celebrate Italian-American Heritage Month, we’d like to thank Barilla for continuing to support Food Bank’s mission to end hunger in New York City. Grazie Barilla!

6 Tips to get Fiscally Fit
As we near the end of financial planning week, here are six tips that Food Bank For New York City shares with the families we serve to promote good fiscal habits and reduce financial insecurity.
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Planting Seeds in the Bronx
The Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables team took a trip upstate to show some of our member agency staff and clients from the South Bronx where the produce they receive comes from!
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Q & A with Lee Schrager
With the New York City Wine & Food Festival (NYCWFF) fast approaching, we sat down with its founder and director Lee Schrager, a Food Bank For New York City board member, to talk about the festival’s past, its present and the important role it plays in helping Food Bank fight hunger citywide. Read more...

Slice Out Hunger
This year’s Slice Out Hunger was a success, raising $30,000 for Food Bank! Attendees purchased tickets for either a slice of pizza, a drink, or a dessert from over 50 participating pizzerias and food donors. Thank you to Scott’s Pizza Tours and all of the volunteers for organizing and executing this annual event!