Following are highlights of media coverage concerning the Food Bank’s ongoing work to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs. Included here are feature stories, Letters to the Editor, Op-Ed pieces and television, radio and Web coverage

For more information, including copies of available articles, please contact Carol Schneider, Associate Director, Media Relations.

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Food Bank For New York City Founder Kathy Goldman Honored as White House “Food Security Champion of Change.”, 9/6/2012


“Believe It or Not, You Need Food Stamps.” Huffington Post, 6/5/12

“The Farm Bill Should Protect Hungry Kids, Not Subsidies for Insurance Companies.” Huffington Post, 6/6/12

“Staten Island Hunger Task Force taking steps to combat the growing crisis.” SI Live, 6/14/12


“Mario Batali on food stamps.” Crains New York, 5/11/12

“NYC’s Batali and LaFrieda Step Up for Food Stamps.” Daily Blender, 5/14/12

“Mario Batali Food Stamp Challenge: Chef Spending $31 On Food For One Week.” Huffington Post, 5/14/12

“Mario Batali’s Food Stamp Challenge.” ABC News, 5/15/12

“Food Bank Kicks Off Food Stamp Challenge.” NY Daily News, 5/16/12

“Mission Chinese Set To Open Next Week.” Zagat, 5/18/12

“Mission Chinese Food Arrives Next Week.” NY Times, 5/18

“Mission Chinese Food Opens NYC Outpost Tuesday.” Grubstreet, 5/18/12


“Food Pantries Swell at Passover.” The Jewish Daily Forward, 4/5/12

“Sites Across City Allow NYers to File Taxes For Free.” NY1, 4/5/12

“Fighting Hunger For Over 25 Years.” Wall Street Journal, 4/16/12

“2 In The Kitchen: Oatmeal Raisin Pancakes.” CBS, 4/17/12

“Stars Get Charitable at Can-Do Awards.” Yahoo, 4/18/12

“Celebrities Attend 2012 Can Do Awards Dinner.” Celbuzz, 4/18/12

“Last Night’s Parties: Dakota Fanning At The Tribeca Film Festival Vanity Fair Party, And Jon Hamm At The Can-Do Awards.” Guest of a Guest, 4/18/12


“All U.S. residents must file tax returns.” NY Daily News, 3/2/12

“Met Council and Food Bank For New York City Launch Virtual Food Drive to Help Provide Two Million Pounds of Kosher Food this Passover.” The Jewish Voice, 3/21/12

“Virtual Drive fights hunger in Passover.” Brooklyn Downtown Star, 3/22/12

“Bronx Notes: Free Tax Prep Help in the Bronx.” Norwood News, 3/23/12

“Food Bank for New York City launches Passover virtual food drive.” New York Nonprofit Press, 3/26/12

“Online Food Bank Donates Kosher Items for Passover.” NYConvergence, 3/26/12


“The Food Bank For New York City’s CookShop program on the ‘Move!’ in battle against obesity.” New York Daily News, 2/19/12

“A Smorgasbord of Benefits.” The New York Times, 2/14/12

“Mario Batali’s Pang Charity Sandwich.” FOOD & WINE, 2/10/12


“Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tells City Crowd He Wants to End Fingerprinting for Food Stamps.” The Village Voice, 1/20/12

“A few hours can mean a lot.” National Catholic Reporter, 1/20/12

“Improving the City With Vigilance for All.” New York Times, City Room blog, 1/12/12

“Nearly 3 Million New Yorkers With College Degrees Can Barely Afford Food.” The Business Insider, 1/12/12

“Food Bank Annual Report Shatters Stereotype of New Yorkers Affected By Hunger.” New York Daily News, 1/11/12

“Difficulty Affording Food Rises Among College Educated and Middle Class.” AM New York, 1/11/12