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Following are highlights of media coverage concerning 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, 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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APRIL 2017

NBC 4 NY, 4/8/2017 – Food Drive Gathers Enough Food to Feed 750,000 Family Members.

SI Live, 4/4/2017 – Passover Food Drive and Distribution event helps those in need.

MARCH 2017

NBC 4 NY, 3/22/2017 – Food Pantry Opens Inside Bronx High School.

NYC Council, 3/22/2017 – Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Food Bank For New York City Highlight Successful Launch of Citywide School Food Pantry Initiative.

Look to the Stars, 3/21/2017 – Food Bank For New York City To Host Annual Can Do Awards Dinner.

WNYC, 3/13/2017 – Running Through Mayor de Blasio's Budget.

NBC 4 NY, 3/10/2017 – NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Stop & Shop and Food Banks Team Up for Tri-State Food Drive

Patch, 3/2/2017 – How NYC's Public Housing Residents Can Get Their Taxes Prepped For Free.


City Limits, 2/27/2017 – What Trump Means for Hunger and Nutrition in New York City.

DNAInfo, 2/15/2017 – Nearly Twice as Many Free Tax-Prep Sites Open to NYCHA Tenants This Year.

Manhattan Times, 2/13/2017 – Scraps for SNAP.

Bloomberg Law, 2/9/2017 – Law Firms Fight Hunger in New York City.

NY 1, 2/8/2017 – City Soup Kitchens Worried About Impacts of Potential Funding Cuts.

CBS NY, 2/7/2017 – NYC Food Bank Seeks Public’s Help As Possible Funding Cuts Loom.

NY Daily News, 2/7/2017 – NYC food pantries and soup kitchens starved for supplies as funding stays low and cuts to food stamps loom.


The Bronx Times, 1/17/2017 – Hunts Point Soup Kitchen Will Be A First For Hunts Point.

NY1, 1/16/2017 – Hunts Point Soup Kitchen Will Be a First for Neighborhood.

News 12 Bronx, 1/16/2017 – Volunteers Build First Soup Kitchen in Hunts Point.

DNAInfo, 1/16/2017 – Volunteers Build Soup Kitchen in South Bronx for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

WFUV, 1/16/2017 – Construction of Hunts Point’s First Soup Kitchen.

DNAInfo, 1/11/2017 – 10 Ways to Remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy in NYC.

WPIX, 1/6/2017 – Low-income NY families needing assistance can now buy FreshDirect, but its competitors are unhappy.

NYC Food Policy Center, 1/4/2017 – Measuring the nutritional quality of food banks.


Globe NewsWire, 12/28/2016 – Food Bank For New York City to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell.

ABC's The View, 12/14/2016 – Whoopi's 'Favorite Things' for the Holidays.

CNBC, 12/13/2016 – America's dirty little secret: 42 million people are suffering from hunger.

A Child Grows in Brooklyn, 12/12/2016 – Food Bank For New York City Holiday Cards.

NY Daily News, 12/11/2016 – Holiday Gift Guide., 12/2/2016 – Hunger on campus: Food insecurity goes to college.


NY Times, 11/28/2016 – Curtis Granderson Is a Man on a Generous Mission.

NY1, 11/25/2016 – Food Bank For NYC Hosts Post-Thanksgiving 'Orange Friday' Meal in Harlem.

NY Jets, 11/24/2016 – Jets Team Up with Food Bank For New York City.

WNYNC, 11/23/2016 – The Brian Lehrer Show: 'Beefing Up' NYC's Emergency Food Supply., 11/23/2016 – Turkey Time: Giants Players Volunteer for Thanksgiving.

Planet Lean, 11/23/2016 – Where Do You Draw Your Lean Inspiration From?

Metro NY, 11/21/2016 – Food shortages in NYC causing families to fall off 'Hunger Cliff’.

DNAInfo, 11/21/2016 – Soup Kitchens Stretched to Limit After Cuts to Benefits, Report Says., 11/16/2016 – Giants, Stop & Shop to host Food Drive Nov. 20

Spoiled NYC, 11/15/2016 – 9 Volunteer Opportunities for Helping Your Fellow New Yorkers This Holiday Season.

Bronx Times, 11/4/2016 – Hunts Point Economic Development Corp.’s 29th Annual Tent Party.


Univision, 10/19/2016 – FoodBank lleva el alimento a los estudiantes en 15 escuelas de Nueva York. (Spanish-language video)

Huffington Post, 10/3/2016 – When Your Students Go Hungry.

SI Live, 10/2/2016 – Food giveaway helps Jewish community prepare for Rosh Hashanah.


NY1, 9/14/2016 – Food Bank For NYC Holds 'Go Orange to End Hunger’ Event

PR Week, 9/12/2016 – Meet Olivia, Food Bank's face of hunger in New York City

New York Times, 9/9/2016 – Brooklyn's Food Gap.


Wilson Quarterly, Summer 2016 – Too Rich to be Poor, Too Poor to Get By.

Civil Eats, 8/15/2016 – Why This Food Bank is Turning Away Junk Food.

UTNE Reader, 8/3/2016 – The American Food Stamp Program: A Handout that Feeds.

JULY 2016

NY Daily News, 7/26/2016 – High School Students Teach Healthy Eating to Harlem Seniors.

DNAInfo, 7/26/2016 – Seniors and Teens Team Up in Harlem To Cook Healthy Meals on a Budget.

The Atlantic, 7/19/2016 – The Return of American Hunger.

GEL Conference, 7/18/2016 – Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis Speaks.

NY Times, 7/15/2016 – At a Refuge for New York City’s Hungry, Summer Brings Scarcity.

CBS NY, 7/15/2016 – Food Pantries Across City Left With Empty Shelves During Summer., 7/8/2016 – Governor Cuomo Announces 750,000 Additional Working Families Now Eligible for Nutrition Assistance.

Public News Service, 7/8/2016 – Free Program Feeds Hungry Kids All Summer.

JUNE 2016

Center for New York City Affairs, 6/29/2016 – A Long, Hungry Summer? Filling the Nutrition Gap for New York City Kids.

Huffington Post, 6/23/2016 – When Participation is a Sound.

CityLab, 6/21/2016 – How New York Is Easing Access to Menstrual Hygiene Products.

NY1, 6/17/2016 – Dads and Kids Prepare Packages at Food Bank for New York City.

DNA Info, 6/17/2016 – Senior Dads Honored at Father's Day Food Bank Event

Crain's NY Business, 6/8/2016 – With food pantries plagued by shortages, city should double their portions.

WPIX, 6/6/2016 – Food Bank officials say impending funding cuts will leave hundreds of New Yorkers hungry.

DNA Info, 6/5/2016 – Food Bank Warns Funding Cuts Will Hurt Needy Families.

JP Updates, 6/5/2016 – Op-Ed: For Many Jewish New Yorkers, Hunger is a Quiet Plight.  By Margarette Purvis.

Gotham Gazette, 6/3/2016 – De Blasio Administration Backs Council Push for Increased Tampon Access.

Thirteen, 6/2/2016 – June 2, 2016: Food Banks Funding.

Gothamist, 6/2/2016 – New Legislation Would Stop Denying Tampons & Pads To Inmates, Homeless.

MAY 2016

NY1, 5/31/2016 – Programa gratuito ayuda a neoyorquinos con la comida y las finanzas.

CCTV America, 5/27/2016 – Combating Hunger in the US and Around the World.

CNBC, 5/18/2016 – Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund Awards $20 Million in Grants to Accelerate Economic Opportunity in Six U.S. Cities

NBC New York, 5/13/2016 – Cuts to Food Bank Hurt NYC's Working Families, Nonprofit Says.

NY Daily News, 5/7/2016 – Food Bank For NYC transforms Harlem soup kitchen into five-star restaurant for Mother’s Day celebration.

News 12 Bronx, 5/6/2016 – Food Bank For NYC calls for more funding in budget.

Politico NY, 5/6/2016 – Council members ask de Blasio to increase emergency food funding.

APRIL 2016

NY Slant, 4/29/2016 – Dancing for Their Dinner:  Stop Using Food Assistance as a Bargaining Chip.

Haute Living, 4/26/2016 – Mario Batali, Mike Myers and Ledisi Rock the Food Bank Gala.

Vogue, 4/21/2016 – Mario Batali, Aziz Ansari, and More Attend Food Bank for New York City’s Can Do Awards.

Fashion Week Daily, 4/21/2016 – Food Bank Takes it to Wall Street.

News 12 Bronx, 4/13/2016 – Food bank to help Jewish families for Passover.

Slate, 4/7/2016 – This is What Hunger Looks Like in New York City

Lower Hudson Journal News, 4/6/2016 – Food Stamp Changes Could Leave More Hungry.

Chicago Tribune, 4/2/2016 – As states' work mandates kick in, tens of thousands of people lose food stamps.

Washington Post, 4/1/2016 – The controversial reason tens of thousands of people just lost their food stamps.

Marketplace, 4/1/2016 – Changes to food stamp program could cause up to 1 million Americans to lose benefits.

MARCH 2016

CityLab, 3/30/2016 – More than 500,000 Americans Stand to Lose SNAP Benefits., 3/28/2016 How Changes to SNAP Eligibility Will Impact New York's Hungry.

CBS This Morning, 3/28/2016 – Startup strikes out hunger with MLB donations.

New York Law Journal, 3/28/2016 – Law Firms Helping the Hungry.

Fast Company Design, 3/25/2016 – Documenting the Growing Lines at NYC’s Food Pantries.

WNYC/Brian Lehrer, 3/24/2016 – SNAP Change for Single Adults.

CityLab, 3/22/2016 – What Urban Hunger Looks Like Now.

Vice News, 3/17/2016 – Thousands of Young People Are About to Lose Their Food Stamp Benefits.

The Nation, 3/9/2016 – Congress is About to Take Food Away from the Poorest in America.

NY City Lens, 3/7/2016 – A Tax Season Labor of Love.

AM New York, 3/6/2016 – NYC food pantries struggle to meet demand, Food Bank For New York City says.


Epicurious, 2/29/2016 – Is this Second-Grader a Better Cook than You?

NY1 News, 2/24/2016 – Hunger Activists Ask Lawmakers for More Funding.

NY City Lens, 2/22/2016 – Canned Peas or Tampons? 

Amsterdam News, 2/19/2016 – Hunger in the Community:  Food Bank Does its Part to Help.

Queens Chronicle, 2/18/2016 – Food Pantries Doing More With Less.

Capital News New York, 2/11/2016 – Cuomo Moves to Counter Federal Restrictions on SNAP Benefits.

WFUV, 2/10/2016 – Report Finds NYC Food Banks Under-Resourced.

NY Daily News, 2/10/2016 – New York City food pantries are low on money and need volunteers.

Univision, 2/5/2016 – Reembolsos No Estan Basados en el Costo de la Preparacion.  Spanish-language coverage of Food Bank's free tax preparation services.

DNA Info, 2/3/2016 – Get Your Taxes Done for Free at Harlem Food Bank Center.

NY1, 2/2/2016 – NYC’s VITA Sites Help Eligible New Yorkers Take Advantage of Earned Income Tax Credit.


CBS NY, 1/18/2016 – Martin Luther King Jr. Honored Throughout Tri-State Area With Day Of Service.

DNAInfo, 1/18/2016 – Bronx Volunteers Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at New York Food Bank Event.

NY 1, 1/18/2016 – Islanders Gather for Day of Service.

The Post Game, 1/15/2016 – Rangers, Islanders Wives, Girlfriends Unite To Fight Hunger.

Gotham Gazette, 1/12/2016 – Council to Assess Hunger Problem, City Efforts to Reduce It.

DNA Info, 1/12/2016 – First-Ever Doughnut Fest Headed to Williamsburg.

News 12 Bronx, 1/11/2016 – Hockey Wives, Girlfriends Help Needy Residents.

Time Out NY, 1/8/2016 – Go nuts for donuts during NYC’s inaugural Donut Fest.


MarketWatch, 12/24/2015 – The Best Ways to Donate to Food Banks.

Voice of America News, 12/19/2015 – Federal Aid Helps New York’s ‘Working Poor’.

Time Warner Cable News, 12/18/2015 – Teamwork Helps Stuff Truck for Needy New Yorkers.

Brooklyn Heights Blog, 12/13/2015 – Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week.

Take Part, 12/9/2015 – The White House Really Wants More Money for Food Stamps.

ABC NY, 12/6/2015 – Here and Now on December 6, 2015:  Food Bank.


Take Part, 11/30/2015 – Americans on Food Stamps Are Looking at a Second Year of Meager Holiday Meals

Al Jazeera America, 11/26/2015 – A grim holiday season awaits America’s hungry

New York, 11/26/2015 – Thanksgiving Meals Served Up By Jets.

Village Voice, 11/25/2015 – New York City's Food Pantries are Struggling to Keep Up with a Growing Demand for Meals.

NY Herald (AP), 11/24/2015 – Mayor: Nearly 1.5 million New Yorkers don't have enough food.

The Nation, 11/23/2015 – Thanksgiving is Almost Here, and Over a Million New Yorkers Might Go Hungry.

AM NY, 11/23/2015 – Food Bank: 9 out of 10 food pantries, soup kitchens say they're serving more people.

NY Post, 11/21/2015 – New York is the second-most expensive state in the US.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 11/17/2015 –  ‘Portraits of Hunger in NYC’ exhibited at Brooklyn Historical Society.

Look to the Stars, 11/16/2015 – NYC Wine & Food Festival Raises Over $1 Million For Charity

Noticieros, 11/13/2015 – NY: Ciudad de Hambre, 11/13/2015 – 2015 Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Food & Wine Raises More Than $1 Million To Help End Hunger

Village Voice, 11/13/2015 – Thanksgiving Guide: All You Need to Know About Turkey Day Deals and Destinations.

Latina Magazine, 11/2015 – Food For Thought (profile of Food Bank For New York City COO Lisa Hines-Johnson).

Crain’s NY Business, 11/11/2015 – This tour shows how pizza is baked into the city's history.

Downtown Magazine, 11/11/2015 – NYC Charities That Are Giving Back This Holiday Season

Metro NY, 11/10/2015 – New photo show illustrates three years of food insecurity in New York City.

CNBC, 11/5/2015 – Hidden in Plain Sight:  Portraits of Hunger in NYC.

InStyle, 11/5/2015 – The Empire State Building Was Lit in Orange Last Night to Help End Hunger in NYC.


NY Daily News, 10/30/2015 – Mario Batali to host lighting ceremony at Empire State Building to fight hunger.

PR Week, 10/26/2015 – Inside Food Bank for New York's celebrity, social, and engagement strategies.

Village Voice, 10/23/2015 – A Seriously Delicious Pasta Party Is Coming to Chelsea Market, for a Great Cause.

The Daily Meal, 10/23/2015 – Wrap-Up: The 2015 New York City Wine & Food Festival.

Huffington Post, 10/21/2015 – Eat and Drink to End Hunger: A Weekend of Culinary Delight at NYCWFF.

The Daily Meal, 10/15/2015 – Can’t Get to the NYC Wine & Food Festival? Catch All of the Coverage on Twitter

Socially Superlative, 10/15/2015 – 2015 New York City Wine & Food Festival.

The Braiser, 10/13/2015 – Our Picks for the NYCWFF

Designing a Better Connection Between People and Government.  Next City, 10/9/2015

New York City Wine & Food Festival.  Financial Express, 10/8/2015

Giant Pizza Party Aims to Slice Out Hunger.  NY1, 10/8/2015

At Sky High Farm, Everything That’s Grown Goes to Food Banks.  Modern Farmer, 10/7/2015

Slice Out Hunger's $1 Slice Night.  Village Voice, 10/6/2015

Nab $1 Slices From NYC's Top Pizzerias At Wednesday's Slice Out Hunger.  Gothamist, 10/5/2015

Join New York City’s Biggest Pizza Party and Support Hunger Relief with $1 Slices All Night on October 7.  The Daily Meal, 10/1/2015


SPARE Launches in New York City with Sights Set on Closing Meal Gap.  CNBC, 9/30/2015

Food Bank Brings Fight to End Hunger to Nation’s Capital.  NY1, 9/29/2015

New York City Wine and Food Festival Approaches.  Downtown Magazine, 9/26/2015

New York City Wine & Food Festival 2015.  Amsterdam News, 9/25/2015

Taste Dumplings from Around the World.  PR Newswire, 9/23/2015

Economic Recovery Does not Stop Hunger in NYC.  Voices of NY, 9/22/2015

Join The Fight To End Hunger With The Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Food & Wine.  Virtual Press Office, 9/22/2015

HW Pick: Meet, Greet And Eat At NYC Wine & Food Fest ’15.  Harlem World, 9/21/2015

How Chefs & Restaurants Can Become Ambassadors, Fight Hunger & Raise Awareness for Charity.  Open Table, 9/16/2015

5 Questions: Lizz Winstead., 9/18/2015

Henri Bendel Will Host a Shop to Stop Hunger Event to Benefit the Food Bank For New York City.  The Daily Meal, 9/16/2015

NeON Kitchen Provides Nutrition And Community Health.  Queens Tribune, 9/16/2015

Food pantry opens in Jamaica Avenue justice center.  Examiner, 9/16/2015

Governor Cuomo, Joined By Vice President Biden, Announces Push to Raise New York's Minimum Wage to $15 An Hour., 9/10/2015

UFT Community Learning Schools Initiative reaps a state grant., 9/10/2015

New York:  Bruce Cost Ginger Ale at the Dumpling Festival.  Best Events, 9/10/2015

Kosher food giveaway for the holidays.  Brooklyn Daily, 9/10/2015

Charity distributes kosher food for Rosh Hashanah.  News 12 Brooklyn, 9/3/2015

From Oktoberfest to New York Comic Con: 5 festivals you must attend this fall.  NY Daily News, 9/2/2015


New York City’s Top Pizzerias Unite to Fight Hunger at Slice Out Hunger.  Annual festival benefits Food Bank For New York City.  PR Newswire, 8/26/2015

Food Bank For New York City Launches 10th Annual “Go Orange To End Hunger”™ Campaign During September’s Hunger Action Month.  CNBC (and many others), 8/24/2015

The 8 Best Sustainable Ice Cream Shops in NYC.   Includes Food Bank For New York City partner OddFellows.  Ecocult, 8/24/2015

First-ever Bronx Food and Wine Festival to be served soon.  Bronx Times, 8/24/2015

‘Food hardship’ found to have reached post-recession low.  Al Jazeera, 8/21/2015

Number Of U.S. Families Struggling To Afford Food Drops To Pre-Recession Levels: Report.  Huffington Post, 8/21/2015

Kids Educate Each Other About Healthy Eating.  News 12 Brooklyn, 8/18/2015

Gillibrand, City Pols Rally for Better School Nutrition.  Queens Times Ledger, 8/17/2015

Food Bank Brings Summer Nutrition Program for NYC Teens and Tweens.  Brooklyn Reader, 8/15/2015

NYCHA Announces Doorway to Opportunity.  Queens Tribune, 8/13/2015

A Visit to the Food Bank For New York City.  Divine Lifestyle, 8/10/2015

Opening Doorways to Opportunity in Public Housing.  Crain's NY Business, 8/7/2015

Perrier® and Flavorpill Make Your Lunch Break Extraordinary with Midday Dance Party Featuring DJ Questlove.  WFMJ, 8/6/2015

Tzell Travel Group Supports Food Bank For New York City.  Travel Agent Central, 8/6/2015

Food Bank For New York City Brings Healthy Eating Program to Fordham South.  Bronx Times, 8/4/2015

Eat NYC Food and Wine Festival - Bronx Fashion Week.  The Bronx Chronicle, 8/2/2015

JULY 2015

Midnight Jazz Breakfast Hosted By Rev Run Locally In Harlem.  Harlem World, 7/27/2015

“Black Chef Summer Series” Happening Now Through Sept. 7 in New York City.  The Obamacrat, 7/26/2015

Uber Drones will Deliver Ice Cream in Singapore.  Select dessert deliveries in NYC benefit Food Bank.  Tech Times, 7/24/2015

Black Chef Series Happening Now in New York City.  Black Enterprise, 7/24/2015

Unique Food Service Program Aimed at Department of Probation Clients.  SI Live, 7/20/2015

S. Bronx NeON Opens Nutrition Kitchen.  Bronx Times, 7/20/2015

The Brilliance of Observation.  Board member Gail Grimmett talks about her passion for Food Bank & her role at Delta.  Premier Traveler, 7/20/2015

NYCHA & Citi Announce Economic Empowerment Program for Public Housing Residents with Community Partners.  RealEstateRama, 7/17/2015

Adult Sizes Now on the Menu at Little Italy's Piccolini.  $1 from each t-shirt sale goes to Food Bank.  NY1, 7/15/2015

Harlem’s Black Chef Summer Series to Celebrate Local Talents.  BET, 7/15/2015

Bronx celebrates Nutrition Kitchen grand opening.  News 12 The Bronx, 7/13/2015

The Black Chef Summer Series At BluJeen In Harlem.  Harlem World, 7/11/2015

Free financial coaches give the working poor a second chance.  Yahoo! Finance, 7/9/2015

JUNE 2015

Nathan's Famous will Donate 100,000 Hot Dogs to Food Bank For New York City.  Queen of Style, 6/30/2015

Governor Cuomo Announces Free Meals to Boost Children’s Nutrition During Summer Months., 6/29/2015

Momofuku Uses Fried Chicken Dinners, Ko Reservations to Fuel Charity Auctions.  Food Bank culinary council member David Chang’s restaurants benefit Food Bank.  New York Eater, 6/24/2015

Meet, Greet and Eat with Your Favorite Chefs at the New York City Wine & Food Festival.  Food Network, 6/23/2015

What Meals Should City Schools Provide, and When?  Gotham Gazette, 6/23/2015

Tickets on Sale Now for Annual Celebrity Chef SchmoozeNYCWFF benefits Food Bank.  Village Voice, 6/22/2015

Mott Haven Food Pantry Seeks Funding. Covers Food Bank's EFAP advocacy efforts. News 12 Bronx, 6/19/2015

Best of the Bronx:  Woman Helps Feed New Yorkers.  Profiles Food Bank’s COO Lisa Hines-Johnson.  News 12 Bronx, 6/15/2015

‘Meatzilla’ Takes Manhattan.  Jack Link's donates a ton of jerky to Food Bank.  CSP Net, 6/11/2015

Food Research and Action Center Honors American Academy of Pediatrics President, New York City SNAP Task Force at 25th Annual Benefit Dinner., 6/10/2015

Revealing Look at Snug Harbor’s alluring attractions.  Highlights Heritage Farm’s partnership with Food Bank.  SI Live, 6/7/2015

Big city, big need: NYC food bank asks for $16 million to combat growing need.  RT News, 6/4/2015

The Rise of Food-Studies Programs.  The Atlantic, 6/1/2015

MAY 2015

NYC Wine & Food Fest Returns with Midnight Jazz Breakfast, the Art of Sushi, and More.  The Daily Meal, 5/27/2015. 

French Bull + Cheeky Launch Party Hosted at the Spotted Pig.  Featuring Food Bank Culinary Council Chair Mario Batali.  Downtown Magazine, 5/26/2015

To Feed More, Food Pantries Learn from Supermarkets.  NY Times, 5/22/2015

Hunger a ‘women’s issue,’ Food Bank NYC’s chief says.  CNBC, 5/10/2015

Food Bank For New York City Can Do Awards Dinner.  Socially Superlative, 5/5/2015

Sandy Kenyon goes Backstage with the Cast of "The Chew".  WABC-TV NY, 5/4/2015

Celebrity Chefs at Food Bank For New York City's Can Do Awards.  OK! TV, 5/1/2015

Try-Day Friday:  Taking on the Food Stamp Challenge.  ABC News Good Morning America, 5/1/2015

APRIL 2015

Food Bank For New York City Can Do Awards.  Behind the Velvet Rope, 4/30/2015

Artist Updates: Krystal Keith, Little Big Town, Sunny Sweeney.  Music Row, 4/30/2015

Women of Distinction.  New York Social Diary, 4/30/2015

Food Bank For NYC Raises $2 Million At Can Do Awards Gala.  Look to the Stars, 4/24/2015

Citi Supports 'Teach Children To Save' Campaign To Help Educate And Prepare Kids For Positive Financial Futures.  CNN Money, 4/24/2015

Michael J. Fox, Little Big Town represent at Food Bank For New York Can Do Gala.  Examiner, 4/24/2015

Chatting Cooking with Anne Burrell.  AM NY, 4/23/2015

Stamped Out.  US Weekly, May 2015 print issue.

Little Big Town are Helping Fight Hunger at the Can Do Awards Dinner.  Country Music Tattle Tale, 4/23/2015

Jon Bon Jovi, Little Big Town, 50 Cent Join Screen Stars to Raise Money, Awareness for Food Bank.  Billboard, 4/22/2015

Sandra Lee Gets Emotional at Food Bank's Can Do Awards.  Page Six, 4/22/2015

Michael J. Fox, Mario Batali, Jon Bon Jovi, Raise Money, Awareness for Food Bank at New York Gala.  Hollywood Reporter, 4/22/2015

Food Network Chefs Raise Hunger Awareness with Food Bank For New York City at Annual Can Do Awards.  Food Network, 4/22/2015

Food Bank For New York City Raises Over Two Million Dollars For Hunger Relief At Star-Studded Can Do Awards Gala April 21.  PR Newswire, 4/22/2015

Star Tracks: Michael J. Fox and Jon Bon Jovi team up for a good cause at the Food Bank for New York City Can Do Awards Dinner Gala.  People, 4/22/2015

Mayor de Blasio and Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steven Banks Announce to Connect New Yorkers to SNAP Benefits., 4/21/2015

What Gwyneth Paltrow's Food Stamps Failure Taught Us.  Shape, 4/21/2015

Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York State, To Talk At Can Do Awards Dinner.  Look to the Stars, 4/20/2015

Lean management for the public good - an interview with Margarette Purvis on Toyota and Food Bank for New York City teaming up to defeat hunger in the Big Apple.  Planet Lean, 4/20/2015

How Gwyneth Paltrow succeeded by failing the Food Stamp Challenge.  MSNBC, 4/18/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow consciously uncouples from $29/week food challenge after 4 days.  NBC's Today, 4/17/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow Only Lasted 4 Days out of Her 1 Week Food Stamp Challenge.  In Touch, 4/17, 2015

Food Bank For New York City to Welcome Special Guest Speaker Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York State, to Annual Can Do Awards Dinner on April 21st at Cipriani Wall Street.  PR Newswire, 4/16/2015

Kimberly Schlapman on NASH FM.  4/16/2015

Why Gwyneth Paltrow's Food Stamp Challenge is So Valuable.  Time Magazine, 4/15/2015

My $29 Food Stamp Challenge – and the Recipes (& Brouhaha) that Ensued., 4/15/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow 'Should Be Praised' for Living on $29 Food Stamp Budget, NY Charity Says.  The Wrap, 4/14/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow is on Food Stamps This Week.  Stop Making Fun of Her.  Slate, 4/14/2015

Why Kelly Bensimon Wants to Help Hungry New Yorkers.  Gotham Magazine, 4/14/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow's Food Stamp Experience vs. Reality.  Huffington Post, 4/13/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow tries to live on $29 for a week.   Includes interview with Food Bank President & CEO Margarette Purvis.  NBC's Today, 4/13/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow Cuts Back for Food Stamp Challenge.  CNN, 4/11/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow Lives on Food Stamps for One Week #FoodBankNYCChallenge.  US Weekly, 4/10/2015

Gwyneth Paltrow is living on Food Stamps for a Week.  Elle, 4/10/2015

Tax Season 2015: IRS Cutbacks Cripple Taxpayer Services For Poor, Elderly.  International Business Times, 4/7/2015

Masbia and Food Bank Provide for Passover Meals.  5 Towns Jewish Times, 4/2/2015

MARCH 2015

Will Congress Let Hunger Hold Women Down?  Editorial by Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis. City Limits, 3/31/2015

City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito Prepares Passover Meals At Masbia Kitchen
.  JP Updates, 3/30/2015

'Time Out for Hunger' aids Food Bank for NYC.  News 12 Brooklyn, 3/29/2015

New Yorkers Can Help Fight Hunger By Dining Out Sunday.  CBS New York, 3/29/2015

Most Compelling Women in Travel.  Featuring Food Bank Board member Gail Grimmett.  Premier Traveler, 3/29/2015

Above and Beyond 2015 Class.  Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis is among the honorees this year.  City and State, 3/26/2015

Eat Out for Hunger this Sunday: Help Feed Needy New Yorkers.  The Daily Meal, 3/26/2015

Food Bank for NYC to Distribute Passover Emergency Packages.  Jewish Voice NY, 3/25/2015

Texas de Brazil NYC Participates in Time Out For Hunger 2015.  PR Newswire, 3/25/2015

Free Ways to File Your Taxes.  CNN Money, 3/24/2015

Staten Island Hunger Task Force to host legislative breakfast.  SI Live, 3/24/2015

Time Out NY and Food Bank For NYC to Host “Time Out for Hunger”.  Downtown Magazine, 3/20/2015

This Week On FM Magazine: Take Time Out For Hunger.  CBS radio, 3/15/2015

Women in Business: Gloria Pitagorsky, Managing Director/Executive Producer, Heard City.  Huffington Post, 3/15/2015

Little Big Town head to the Can Do Awards Dinner.  AXS, 3/14/2015

Republicans float changes to food stamp funding.  Al Jazeera, 3/13/2015

Little Big Town To Perform At Food Bank for NYC Awards Dinner.  Country Music Rocks, 3/13/2015

NYC Looks to Expand Free Tax Prep Services.  Accounting Today, 3/13/2015

Food Bank For New York City Can Do Awards Dinner.  Socially Superlative, 3/12/2015

Free tax preparation help for low-income households.  SI Live, 3/11/2015

Food Bank of NYC Kicks off Pesach Relief Campaign.  Hamodia, 3/11/2015

Rangel Urges Use of Free Tax Services: IRS Free File Provides Federal Income Tax Solutions to all Taxpayers.  Charles Rangel official site, 3/6/2015

Little Big Town’s “Can-Do” Attitude Toward Ending Hunger.  CMT, 3/6/2015

Tom Colicchio To Be Honored At Food Bank For NYC Can Do Awards.  Look to the Stars, 3/5/2105

Food Bank For New York City to Present Annual Can Do Awards Dinner on April 21st Honoring Tom Colicchio & Lori Silverbush, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, and Sandra Lee-Simply Living Publishing.  Reuters, 3/4/2015


More Help Needed for Vulnerable.  Albany Times-Union, 2/24/2015

How 4 NYC Organizations are Bringing Nutrition and Fitness Education to the Classroom.  AM New York, 2/22/2015

Food Bank Tax Help Program Expanding its Services.  Coverage of Food Bank’s Financial Services in Schools initiative. Capital New York, 2/12/2015

Study Reveals Alarming Hunger Statistics in Brooklyn.  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 2/12/2015

Food insecurity is rampant in NYC but financial coaching helps: Study.  Coverage of Food Bank’s new White Paper.  AM New York, 2/11/2015

Free Tax Assistance Sites Help Eligible New Yorkers Get Maximum Refunds.  NY1, 2/11/2015

Anti-Hunger Advocates: Financial Literacy Aid Needed as Well.  Fox NY, 2/11/2015

Consumer Affairs Commissioner Talks Earned Income Tax Credit.  NY1, 2/10/2015

New Program Teaches Poor Families to Stretch Their Dollars.  Crain's NY Business, 2/10/2015

Free Tax Prep Help in NYC.  NYC on the Cheap, 2/6/2015

City Gives $1.7 Million to Food Bank Tax-Help Program.  Capital NY, 2/5/2015

Gratis: Food Bank te ayuda a completar tus impuestos.  NY1 Noticias, 2/5/2015

City Pushes Free Tax Prep, Underused Tax Credit.  Brooklyn Downtown Star, 2/4/2015


How Star Power Helped Feed New Yorkers Over the Holidays.  PR Week, 1/31/2015

Got leftovers? Donate your food stockpiled for the blizzard that wasn’t to NYC pantries.  WPIX, 1/29/2015

Salvaging Snowmaggedon’s bounty.  Metro NY, 1/28/2015

How to Help People in Need Affected by Blizzard of 2015.  Huffington Post, 1/28/2015

Is The Economy Getting Better? What Obama's State Of The Union Left Out.  International Business Times, 1/21/2015

Rachael Ray, Sunny Anderson and Extended Stay America Hotels Team Up To Fight Hunger.  Reuters, 1/21/2015

Is The Economy Getting Better? What Obama's State Of The Union Left Out.  International Business Times, 1/21/2015

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.: A day of service at Project Hospitality's food pantry.  SI Live, 1/20/2015

Volunteers Sort Almost 20K Lbs of Food for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. DNAInfo, 1/19/2015

Do-gooders take to the Bronx for MLK day giveaway. NY Daily News, 1/19/2015

Food Bank of NY hosts first food pantry at BX school.  News 12 Bronx, 1/17/2015

Disney VoluntEARS lend a hand at Bronx food bank for New Yorkers in need.  ABC NY, 1/15/2015

Where to get free tax prep help in NYC.  NYC on the Cheap, 1/15/2015

Vote for NYC's best grilled cheese at next week's Big Cheesy.  Time Out NY, 1/15/2015

Lean Enterprise Institute’s 2015 Lean Transformation Summit Will Deliver Inspiration as Well as Practical Information.  Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis will co-keynote this event March 4-5.  PRWeb, 1/15/2015

Are You A Student Leader Who Serves The Community?  Harlem World, 1/11/2015

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