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Hunts Point Warehouse packing food on Giving Tuesday

Food Bank Combats Hunger in The Bronx on GivingTuesday

NEW YORK, NY (News12)  — Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Allan Nosoff visits the Hunts Point warehouse for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into how Food Bank For New York City is combating hunger in The Bronx on GivingTuesday.

At the warehouse, hard at work packing meals since 6 a.m., Allan speaks with President & CEO Leslie Gordon and Chief Operations & Procurement Executive Bob Silvia to learn how Food Bank is helping aid the 1.2 million New Yorkers facing food security this giving season.

“[GivingTuesday is] an opportunity for all New Yorkers to come together and help each other. Every dollar that you donate today turns into 20 meals being matched by a generous donor,” Gordon said.

Food Bank NYC CEO Leslie Gordon speaks with News17 on our Giving Tuesday Impact

About Food Bank

Driven by our mission to empower every New Yorker to achieve food security for good, we harness the collective power of our network of food providers, partners, and volunteers to activate the right resources, supports, and expertise across the five boroughs. Our work with more than 800 soup kitchens, food pantries, and campus partners provides immediate and reliable access to food and nutrition education, while our economic empowerment programs give people the tools and know-how to improve their financial wellness. Community by community, we work together to make progress on a more hopeful, dignified, and equitable future for all. To learn more about our impact or get involved, visit

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