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05 Nov, 2015, 17:00 ET HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT: Portraits of Hunger in NYC

 Food Bank For New York City and Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) are pleased to co-present a joint exhibition Hidden In Plain Sight:...


07 May, 2015, 15:44 ET Food Bank For New York City Put a Record $141M Back Into the Pockets of Hardworking New Yorkers through Free Tax Assistance Program

Food Bank For New York City, the city's major hunger-relief organization, put a record $141 million in tax refunds and credits back into the...


18 Sep, 2014, 12:00 ET Go Orange to End Hunger™ at Food Bank For New York City's Scavenger Hunt in Bryant Park

The following is being released by Food Bank For New York City: WHO: Food Bank For New York City, the city's major hunger-relief organization,...


12 Sep, 2014, 13:02 ET Food Bank For New York City Launches "Go Orange To End Hunger"™ Call To Action During September's Hunger Action Month

Food Bank For New York City, the city's major hunger relief organization, has launched its annual month-long Go Orange to End Hunger™...


12 Jun, 2013, 09:44 ET Food Bank Launches Emergency "Lost Meals" Campaign To Stop Massive Food Stamps Cuts in Farm Bill

Food Bank For New York City today announced the launch of an emergency "Lost Meals" guerilla marketing and digital media campaign to stop massive...


18 Apr, 2013, 08:30 ET Food Bank For New York City Celebrates 30 Years Of Service To NYC At Star-Studded, Can Do Awards Gala April 30th

Food Bank For New York City — the city's major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs —...


15 Nov, 2012, 09:00 ET Food Network, Cooking Channel and Southern Wine & Spirits of America Host "Our Table is Yours, Thanksgiving Dinner" For Invited Guests Affected by Hurricane Sandy

 More than 1,000 New York City seniors and families who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy will get a brief reprieve from the effects of the...


23 Mar, 2011, 05:06 ET Sarah McLachlan Joins Jon Stewart, Al Roker and Mario Batali at Food Bank For New York City's Star-Studded Can-Do Awards Dinner to Help End Hunger

Food Bank For New York City -- the city's major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs -- announced...


07 Jan, 2011, 15:49 ET Food Bank For New York City Announces the Retirement of its President and Chief Executive Officer

Food Bank For New York City, the area's major hunger-relief organization that focuses on ending food poverty throughout the five boroughs,...


26 Oct, 2010, 12:29 ET An Invitation From Mario Batali...Join NYC's Culinary Icons for a Palette-pleasing Event Atop the Empire State Building to Benefit New Yorkers in Need This Holiday Season

You're Invited — join the Food Bank For New York City, Culinary Council Chair Mario Batali, and other culinary luminaries for an exclusive...


02 Jun, 2010, 05:55 ET Survey Finds USDA Nutrition Education Program Improves Eating Habits of Low-Income Children

Hundreds of New York City public elementary school teachers reported in a survey that their students are making healthier food choices because of...


24 Mar, 2010, 05:59 ET Emeril Lagasse Honored for Philanthropic Efforts at Food Bank for New York City's Eighth Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner

Food Bank For New York City — the city's major provider of food to New Yorkers in need — announced today it will honor legendary chef...


20 Nov, 2009, 12:28 ET New Research: Temporary Increases to Hunger Relief in '09 Result in Fewer New Yorkers Having Difficulty Affording Food, But Rising Unemployment, Poverty, and Food Insecurity Make Quick Fixes Unsustainable

New research released today by the Food Bank For New York City -- NYC Hunger Experience 2009: A Year in Recession -- reveals that the number of...


08 Sep, 2009, 11:40 ET Food Bank For New York City Launches 'NYC Goes Orange' to Raise Awareness & Funds for Hunger Relief...

NYC is Going Orange...to fight hunger!. Orange is the color of hunger awareness. Beginning today and running through the Christmas holiday...


09 Mar, 2009, 05:55 ET Jon Bon Jovi's Philanthropic Efforts to be Honored at Food Bank For New York City's Sixth Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner

Chef/Author Mario Batali and Susan Cahn Co-Chair Food Bank For New York City -- which provides 300,000 free meals a day to New Yorkers in need --...


16 Dec, 2008, 11:05 ET Food Poverty in NYC Soars as Recession Hits Home

Half Of NYC Residents Having Difficulty Affording Food In 2008, Doubled Since 2003 ... Reports Food Bank For New York City ~ Robin Hood...


28 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET Food Bank For New York City Kicks Off 25th Anniversary with a Star-Studded Tribute to Raise Funds for Hunger Relief at 5th Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, April 7th, Food Bank For New York City will celebrate its 5th Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner hosted by...


08 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET Celebs Do Lunch ... Boxes, to Help End Hunger

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One-hundred-plus iconic celebrities from the entertainment, fashion, art, music, literary and...


04 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET Food Bank For New York City Acquires FoodChange

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food Bank For New York City has acquired FoodChange, Inc. The transaction will enable the Food Bank...


11 Oct, 2005, 01:00 ET There's No Free Lunch ... Box!; 100+ Celebrity-Designed Lunchboxes Go on the Auction Block to Benefit Hunger-Relief Organizations - Food Bank For New York City & The Lunchbox Fund

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- One-hundred-plus celebrities from the entertainment, fashion, art, music, literary and culinary worlds, remind...