NEW YORK, NY (Fox5NY.com) — Food Bank For New York City is helping to ensure families have access to nutritious meals this Thanksgiving with help from the New York Jets and the New York Giants.
Kayvon Thibodeaux, a Linebacker for the New York Giants, personally delivered 250 turkeys to Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry Program via his organization, the Jream Foundation, which supports youth development. Meanwhile, at Food Bank’s Community Kitchen & Food Pantry West Harlem, Jets players CJ Mosely and Solomon Thomas packed and distributed food to community members.
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 foodbanknyc.org.