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Chef Max Hardy Joins Food Bank
Chef Max Hardy, the newest member of Food Bank’s Culinary Council, will prepare a special pre-holiday meal for seniors on December 23 at our Community Kitchen in Harlem. Read more…

New York Jets Help New Yorkers
The New York Jets donated $100,000 to Food Bank, which will help us to provide 500,000 meals to our neighbors in need. Read more...

NYC Teachers Trained at CookShop Conference
Food Bank’s annual CookShop Conference brought together nearly 900 New York City teachers for hands-on training in our CookShop program. Read more…

Little Big Town Singer Donates Protein to Food Bank
Singer and cooking show host Kimberly Schlapman and Smithfield Foods lent a hand to those in need by donating 30,000 pounds of ham and other protein to Food Bank. Read more...

“The Chew” Visits Food Bank’s CookShop Program

Food Bank Board member Mario Batali & young chefs

Our nutrition education team joined the hosts of ABC’s “The Chew” for a segment on Food Bank’s Cookshop program. Read more…

MSNBC Features Food Bank, SNAP Cuts
MSNBC's Alex Wagner talked to people in New York affected by the expiration of billions in food stamp funding. Watch the segment.

Huffington Post Spotlights the Face of Hunger
Shawanna Vaughn, mother of two, shares how Food Bank has been her anchor during tough times. Read her story here.

Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis Profiled in New York Times “Sunday Routine”

Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis, at home, with her godson Brandon Sanders.

Margarette Purvis shared a snapshot of how she spends her down time in this week’s New York Times Sunday Routine column. Faith, family, friends and food fill her Sundays, but she always makes time for fitness too. Read more...

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Lavazza Brings Holiday Cheer to Harlem
Lavazza volunteers hosted a holiday celebration at our Senior Center, treating Harlem seniors to a day of fun activities and gift bags filled with Lavazza coffee and mugs.

Donate Stock this Holiday Season: It’s The Gift That Gives More
Did you know that donating publicly traded securities such as stocks to Food Bank can provide great tax advantages? Read more...

JSY Comes to the Kosher Community
Quality nutrition education knows no bounds. Read more...

Celebrities Fight Hunger this Holiday Season

50 Cent packs vegetables into pantry bags

New Yorkers 50 Cent, Karolina Kurkova, Savannah Guthrie, Marc Forgione, Lauren Bush Lauren, Gabriele Corcos, Ellie Krieger, and Andy Grammer volunteered at Food Bank's Community Kitchen & Food Pantry for a special holiday event in partnership with Feeding America. Watch a few of them on Food Bank TV!

Food Is A Human Right
"No New Yorker should go hungry: access to adequate, nutritious food is a fundamental human right." Read more...

Food Bank Joins Feeding America in Holiday Ad Campaign
Today, on #GivingTuesday, Food Bank unveils a new holiday ad campaign, Come Together, in partnership with Feeding America, Lauren Bush Lauren, her company FEED, and other hunger-relief organizations. Read more…

First “Orange Friday” at Community Kitchen
Thank you Chef Maxcel Hardy for making delicious dishes at Food Bank’s Community Kitchen in Harlem on Orange Friday, the day AFTER Thanksgiving—the hardest time to find a free meal. Read more…