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Press Clippings 2008


Browse highlights from the Food Bank's 2008 media coverage. For more information, including copies of available articles, please contact Carol Schneider, Media Relations Manager.

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DECEMBER  

"Recession Eats Into Food Bank Initiatives as Demand Grows," New York Observer, December 19, 2008

"Never Mind Housing Costs! Half the City Needs Help With Groceries," New York Observer, December 17, 2008

"Food Bank Gets Biggest Grant Since 9/11," Crain's New York Business, December 17, 2008  

"Food Bank For New York City's 2008 Lunchbox Auction," Gothamist, December 12, 2008 

"Back From the Brink: Global Financial Meltdown Relieves Food Crisis," Scientific American, December 9, 2008


NOVEMBER

"Food Bank: Turkey and Trimmings Cost More in NYC," Crain's New York Business, November 24, 2008  

OCTOBER

"Food Bank For New York City Needs Your Help," WCBS "News This Morning," October 26, 2008

"Tackle Hunger Crisis Far from Wall Street," New York Daily News, October 18, 2008

"Charities Are Bracing for a Long, Hard Winter," Time, October 10, 2008

"Crisis Golpea a Niños en La Ciudad (Crisis Hits Children in the City)," El Diario, October 8, 2008

"Child Hunger and Poverty Escalating in NYC," Epoch Times, October 8, 2008

"Food Bank Warns of Rise in Child Hunger," NY1, October 8, 2008

"Child Hunger, Already Widespread, Grows in Financial Crisis," New York Nonprofit E-Newsletter, October 7, 2008

AUGUST

"City So Far, Bucks Trend on Poverty," New York Sun, August 27, 2008

"Dan Rather Reports: Eat to Live," HDNet "Dan Rather Reports," August 05, 2008

"Charity Begins On the Trading Floor," Watersonline.com, August 1, 2008 

JULY

"Time Warner Cable Truck Serving Ice Cream for a Buck," Staten Island (NY) Advance, July 10, 2008

"New York's Consumer Confidence Hits New low," Crain's New York Business, July 10, 2008 

"The Riverdale Press: Despite Hardship, Seniors Take High Prices in Stride,"  Riverdale Press, July 10, 2008

"Bloomberg: Federal Poverty Gauge Outdated, Broken," WCBSTV.com, July 14, 2008 

"Food Stamps Help in Difficult Economy," Queens Courier, July 17, 2008

JUNE

"Can Do Awards Dinner Supports Local Food Banks," Beverage Media, June 1, 2008

"Bare food pantries say no to needy," Crain's New York Business, June 2-8, 2008

"Urgen controlar precio de la leche," El Diario, June 8, 2008

"Food Industry Holds the Cards to Effect Change," SN Supermarket News, June 9, 2008

"Big Bites in the Big Apple: Tickets to Go on sale  for first-ever Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented by Food & Wine and Travel+Leisure Magazines," Staten Island (NY) Live,  June 10, 2008

"More City Residents Have Trouble Affording Food," NY1 News, June 11, 2008

"Catering To Star Chefs," The New York Times, June 11, 2008

"Study: 3.1M hungry in New York City," News 12 (NY) Brooklyn, June 11, 2008

"Study: 29 percent in Bronx go hungry," News 12 The Bronx, June 11, 2008

"More Families Report Trouble Affording Food," New York Sun, June 12, 2008

"Struggling to make ends meet," Staten Island Advance, June 12, 2008

"It's tough to pay for food, 35% say," Daily News, June 12, 2008

"Velvet rope cruise: Circle Line pushes N.Y.ers-only night," Daily News, June 17, 2008

"The Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FMNPR, June 18, 2008

"Hunger threat's Looming Larger," Daily News, June 19, 2008

"Food Network Brings Wine and Food to New York," Agwired, June 23, 2008

"R.E.M. Take Hollywood," Rolling Stone, June 26, 2008

"Food, Food Everywhere But Can't Afford To Buy," City Limits, June 30, 2008

MAY

"New effort to Stamp out hunger in Brooklyn," Bay News, May 8, 2008

"BP Markowitz Teams up with Food Bank For New City, Postal Service in Stamping Out Hunger," Greenpoint Gazette, May 13, 2008

"Downturn leaves food pantries bare," amNewYork, May 20, 2008

"Food Bank going hungry," Crain's New York Business, May 26, 2008

"Can-do spirit in face of burgeoning need," Staten Island Advance, May 28, 2008

APRIL

"Food banks fearing even worse times," nydailynews.com, April 1, 2008

"Mets Go Gourmet With Cookbook," Queens Tribune, April 2, 2008

"The 2008 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival,"  Avenue Vine, April 4, 2008

"2 free tax preparation events for seniors planned," Staten Island Advance, April 5, 2008

"Gwyneth Paltrow: 'We Are All...Incredibly Fortunate,'" People, April 8, 2008

"Food Bank Fod NYC's 5th Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner," Gothamist, April 8, 2008

"Gwyneth and Helena Honoured," thisisnottingham.co.uk, April 8, 2008

"2008 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival," Superchefblog.com, April 8, 2008

"Paltrow puts in double time," USA Today, April 10, 2008

"Tax Rebates Bring Out Last-Minute Filers," New York Times, April 15, 2008

"Food pantry helps 400 families weekly," Caribbean Life, April 23, 2008

"Rice Shortages Provoke Panic at Home and Riots Abroad," ABC News, April 23, 2008

"High prices gnawing at food banks," Daily News, April 26, 2008

"Food Price Spike Puts NYC Food Bank in Crisis," 1010 WINS, April 27, 2008

"Food Banks Feel Food Price Pinch," Gothamist, April, 27, 2008

"Food Bank strained by rising food prices," The Buffalo News, April 28, 2008

"Farm Bill Won't Lower Food Prices," Time Magazine, April 30, 2008

MARCH

"Food Bank For New York City Kicks Off 25th Anniversary With Star-Studded Tribute To Raise Funds For Hunger Relief," Modern Grocer, March 1, 2008

"Tax-filing time is also for immigrants," Daily News, March 20, 2008

FEBRUARY

"The Island's Hidden Hunger Crisis," Stanten Island Sunday Advance, February 3, 2008

"Govenor Announces Start Of Food Stamp Initiative," Tribune (Baldwin/Freeport Edition), February 7, 2008

"The Empty Belly, a Common Denominator," The New York Times, February 24, 2008

"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,"  Reuters, February 28, 2008

JANUARY

"Lunchbox Auction," Gotham, January, 2008

"Backbeat" (Lunchbox Auction), Billboard, January 12, 2008

"Food Vendors Protest Proposed Legislation To Encourage Fruit Carts," NY1, January 15, 2008

"Bobby and Jamie Deen at Food Bank Warehouse," NY1 New York Tonight, January 25, 2008

"Bobby and Jamie Deen at Food Bank Warehouse," News 12 Bronx Evening Edition, January 25, 2008

"Bobby and Jamie Deen at Food Bank Warehouse," Fox Business Happy Hour, January 25, 2008

"NY Mets Donation to Food Bank from GourMets Cookbook," WPIX CW11 News at 10, January 28, 2008

"NY Mets Donation to Food Bank from GourMets Cookbook," WABC Eyewitness News, January 28, 2008

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