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Hurricane Sandy: Two Years Later
When Hurricane Sandy struck on October 29, 2012, it caused a level of destruction none of us could have imagined. It also demonstrated the devastating impact of poverty... Read more...

Rep. Rangel Helps Food Bank Promote Healthy Eating
Congressman Charles Rangel visited Part of the Solution, a member of Food Bank’s network in the Bronx, to help promote healthy eating using food available at the pantry.

NBC Highlights Food Bank for "Make a Difference Day"
“Make a Difference Day” encourages millions to give back to their communities. NBC's Today Show took a trip to our warehouse and interviewed Food Bank President and CEO Margarette Purvis for their feature story on volunteering. Watch the video!

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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Taste of the Jets

Kicking off the Bye Week, the Jets will hold their 11th annual Taste of the Jets event Monday, November 10, 2014 at 6pm. This unique event combines football, food and a fashion show, allowing fans to experience all the city has to offer while teaming up with players and coaches to fight hunger in our community. 100% of net proceeds will benefit Food Bank For New York City.

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Bringing Benefits to New Yorkers in Need
Food Bank’s Call Center helps our neighbors access critical benefits that make a huge difference in their lives. Read more...

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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