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Sep 12, 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™...

Jun 12, 2013, 09:44 ET
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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...

Apr 18, 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 —...

Nov 15, 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...

Mar 23, 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...

Jan 07, 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,...

Oct 26, 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...

Jun 02, 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...

Mar 24, 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...

Nov 20, 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...

Sep 08, 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...

Mar 09, 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 --...

Dec 16, 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...

Feb 28, 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...

Nov 08, 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...

Sep 04, 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...

Oct 11, 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...

Aug 31, 2004, 01:00 ET

New York City's Hungry Get Boost from Visiting GOP

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking a break from their Republican National Convention activities, U.S. House and Senate anti-hunger...