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Food Bank Statement on White House Budget
The 2018 budget proposes devastating cuts to anti-poverty funding. Food Bank President & CEO Margarette Purvis responds. Read more...

Advocates bring #FoodBank2Albany for stronger State Food Funding!
New York City emergency food providers from every borough mobilized to the State Capitol for FoodBank2Albany, the New York State anti-hunger advocacy day. Read more...

Food Bank Applauds City Council Food Funding Stand
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito calls for a $14 million increase to EFAP. Food Bank President & CEO Margarette Purvis responds.

A Million Reasons to Act
NYC's Conference on Hunger and Poverty was an empowering and informative gathering of our city's anti-hunger programs, supporters, and industry. Read more...

Food Bank Research: Need Continues for Fresh Food
As anti-hunger resources are threatened in NY and DC, Food Bank's network of soup kitchens and pantries are shorter on food than capacity. Read the brief...

Emergency Food Funding at Risk in NYC Budget
The preliminary FY 2018 budget includes cuts to critical anti-hunger programs. Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis responds. Read more, then Take Action!

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Food Bank Weathers Storm
While Food Bank locations were closed on Tuesday, March 14, due to adverse conditions caused by Winter Storm Stella, our pre-storm preparations ensured vulnerable New Yorkers get the food they need. Our Community Kitchen and Pantry in Harlem has distributed take-home meals and emergency pantry bags to ensure community members don’t go a day without food. Hunger doesn’t stop for bad weather, and neither do we!

Black History Month Profile: Network Member Dorothy Crawford
Food Bank is proud to profile Dorothy Crawford, founder of member agency Other People In Need. Read more...

Legal Community Rallies to Support Food Bank
Justice Served is an effort led by New York City's legal community to close the meal gap in our great city by volunteering and raising funds through their personal networks. Read more...

Food Bank's Free Tax Preparation Services Now Available
Food Bank offers free tax preparation services for those who qualify. Read more...

Volunteers Build Soup Kitchen in South Bronx
Thanks to the 400 volunteers who transformed a space above a church into a soup kitchen – the only one in Hunts Point – this MLK weekend! Read more...

Seeking New Yorkers for High-Impact Opportunities
Looking to use your skills to help your neighbors? Food Bank offers opportunities to gain new credentials and help New Yorkers achieve greater economic self-sufficiency this tax season. Read more...