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Press Clippings 2009-01


Following are highlights of media coverage concerning the 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 and television, radio and Web coverage.

For more information, including copies of available articles, please contact Carol Schneider, Associate Director, Media Relations.

Browse highlights from the Food Bank's media coverage, 2009–01, below.

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2009

DECEMBER

"Bringing it to the Bank,"  The Irish Echo, Dec. 23, 2009

Mike Woods Broadcasts from Food Bank Warehouse, Good Day NY, Dec. 15, 2009

NOVEMBER 

"Growing Number of New Yorkers Depend on Food Help," CNN, Nov. 25, 2009

"World Series Wager Benefits Philly and New York" CBS3, Nov. 10, 2009

"Rootstock: Peace, Love and Beaujolais Nouveau" Yahoo! Finance, Nov. 5, 2009

OCTOBER

"Post Hails NY's Unsung Heroes" NYPost.com, Oct. 29, 2009

"The 2009 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented by Food & Wine" Forbes.com, Oct. 21, 2009

"Delta Lands at Madison Square Garden" Yahoo! Finance, Oct. 20, 2009

"Dumplings by the Dozen to be Devoured at Annual Dumpling Eating Contest" Reuters, Oct. 15, 2009 

"New York Community Trust Announces Results of Safety Net Grants" Philanthropy News Digest, Oct. 7, 2009

"Despite Down Economy, Large Appetite for Food Festivals" Wall Street Journal Online, Oct. 7, 2009

SEPTEMBER

The Road Ahead for New York City Nonprofits" Huffington Post, Sept. 30, 2009

"NYC Food Bank Says Demand Rising Sharply" Crain's New York Business.com, Sept. 16, 2009

 "'Come Together' at Dinner Parties to Battle Hunger" Good Morning America, Sept. 14, 2009

AUGUST

"Roddick, Haas, Billie Jean King Served by Top Chefs for Charity" Bloomberg.com, Aug. 27, 2009

 "10th Annual 'Taste of Tennis' to Serve Up Some Great Eats With Help from Andy Roddick" Examiner.com, Aug. 6, 2009

JULY

"Food Bank Program Offers Up Free Dog Food" NY1.com, July 10, 2009

"Medicare Rights Center and Food Bank For New York City Awarded $1 Million to Increase Enrollment of Low-Income New Yorkers in Assistance Programs" Medical News Today.com, July 7, 2009

"Modern Day Patriots: Dr. Lucy Cabrera" FoxNews.com, July 1, 2009

"For Foodies: This Week's Dining Events and News," amny.com, July 1, 2009

JUNE

"Kellogg Company and Samantha Harris Help Fight Hunger With Feeding America," Forbes.com, June 17, 2009

"Microsoft and Feeding America Join Forces to Fight Hunger," Forbes.com, June 10, 2009

"NYC: Free Films Featuring Free Food," BlackBookMag.com, June 10, 2009

"This Year's New York Wine and Food Festival Will Take It To That Other Level," The-Feedbag.com, June 10, 2009

"Preview: NYC Wine & Food Festival 2009," Metromix.com, June 10, 2009

MAY

“Yankees and Bank of America 'Combat Hunger' This Weekend at Yankee Stadium,” MLB.com, May 19, 2009

“Brooklyn-Based Drive Collects Non-Perishables for Local Food Pantries,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 15, 2009

“No Thank You Uncle Sam: NYC Keeps 'SNAP' Stance,” CityLimits.org, May 14, 2009

“Food Banks See More Who Need and More Who Give,” USA Today, May 7, 2009

“In Time of Rising Need, City Says: Volunteer,” CityLimits.org, May 4, 2009 

APRIL 

“Generations of Hunger,” New York Nonprofit Press, April 29, 2009

“Lineup Announced for Second New York City Wine & Food Festival,” BizBash, April 28, 2009

“Emeril's Unlikely Frozen Treats,” New York Magazine, April 23, 2009

“Parties!,” InStyle, April 23, 2009

“Food Bank For New York City's 6th Annual Can-Do Awards Dinner,” CharityHappenings.org, April 21, 2009

“Stars Line Up for NYC Food Bank Gala,” UPI, April 20, 2009

“World's Best Competitive Eaters Battle for California's Great America Funnel Cake Eating Championship,” News 10, April 1, 2009

MARCH

"The Laid-Off Can Do Well Doing Good," The Wall Street Journal, March 17, 2009

“From Ranks of Jobless, a Flood of Volunteers,” The New York Times, March 15, 2009

“Mayor Bloomberg Announces More Than 50,000 New Yorkers Claimed City Child Care Tax Credits Totalling More Than $30 Million in the Program's First Year,” NYC.gov, March 9, 2009

"Restaurants Pitch In to Help Those in Need," NY1, March 9, 2009

“Dining Calendar — Reasons to Dine Out,” The New York Times, March 4, 2009

“Drink Some Tea for a Cause,” amNewYork, March 4, 2009

“Good Deeds,” Eater.com, March 4, 2009

“Three Ways to Do Good While Eating Well,” New York Magazine, March 4, 2009

“Food Aid for New Yorkers,” The New York Times, March 1, 2009

FEBRUARY

“Brooklyn's 'Big' Soup Kitchen Adds Tax Help For Low-Income Clients,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Feb. 27, 2009

“NY Times Nonprofit Awards Semifinalists,” New York Nonprofit Press, Feb. 26, 2009

"Stimulus: Can it Feed the Hungry?" CNNMoney.com, Feb. 24, 2009 

"Momowire: Momofuku Launches Series of Charity Dinners," Eater.com, Feb. 17, 2009 

“Food Bank Sees A Drop In Food, Money Donations,” NY1.com, Feb. 11, 2009

“US Orchestras to help feed the needy,” CBS News, Feb. 11, 2009

“New York Community Trust Awards $7.2 Million to Help Struggling New Yorkers,” The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest, Feb. 6, 2009

“Peanut recall a headache for food banks too,” MSNBC.com, Feb. 5, 2009

JANUARY

"Low Income Locals Urged To File Taxes To Earn Credit," NY1, Jan. 30, 2009

"Hunger in New York City and How You Can Help," Tyson Foods Hunger Relief Blog, Jan. 12, 2009

"Helena Turns Up The Heat," Marie Claire, Jan. 2009

2008

DECEMBER

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

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

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

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

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

NOVEMBER

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

OCTOBER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AUGUST

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

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

"Charity Begins On the Trading Floor," Watersonline.com, Aug. 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," NY Daily News, June 12, 2008

"Velvet Rope Cruise: Circle Line Pushes N.Y.ers-only Night," NY Daily News, June 17, 2008

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

"Hunger Threat's Looming Larger," NY 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 Pains 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 for 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," The 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," NY 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," NY Daily News, March 20, 2008

FEBRUARY

"The Island's Hidden Hunger Crisis," Staten Island Sunday Advance, Feb. 3, 2008

"Governor Announces Start Of Food Stamp Initiative," Tribune (Baldwin/Freeport Edition), Feb. 7, 2008

"The Empty Belly, a Common Denominator," The New York Times, Feb. 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, Feb. 28, 2008

JANUARY

"Lunchbox Auction," Gotham, January 2008

"Backbeat" (Lunchbox Auction), Billboard, Jan. 12, 2008

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

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

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

2007

DECEMBER

"Buy Elton's Gnomes," New York Post, Dec. 2, 2007

"Food Shortage," WCBS Sunday Morning, Dec. 2, 2007

"Lunchbox by the Stars," The New York Times, Dec. 5, 2007

"Let's Do Lunch," Time Out New York, Dec. 6–12, 2007

"Celebrities Say Let's Do Lunchboxes," NY Daily News "Rush & Molloy," Dec. 5, 2007

"R.E.M. Again?," New York Post Page Six, Dec. 16, 2007

"Kevin Bacon at the Food Bank Warehouse," CNN American Morning, Dec. 17, 2007

"Hunger Safety Net 2007," WNBC News Channel 4 at 6 p.m., Dec. 24, 2007

NOVEMBER

"Standard of giving," Time Out New York, Nov. 28, 2007

"Celebs Do Lunch ... Boxes," Crain's New York Business, Nov. 26–Dec. 2, 2007

"Ranks of Hungry Swell by 20% as 1 in 6 Faces Threat," NY Daily News, Nov. 25, 2007

"Food Bank Launches Program to Help Feed Hungry During Holidays," NY1 News All Day, Nov. 23, 2007

"Man Gulps Down Feast to Support Hungry," AP Wire Service, Nov.21, 2007

"Supplies fall short at soup kitchens causing lean times this Thanksgiving," Daily News, Nov. 21, 2007

"Hunger Study Finds More New Yorkers Heading To Soup Kitchens," NY1 New York Tonight, Nov. 20, 2007

"Food Shortages," National Public Radio Marketplace, Nov. 19, 2007

"Thanksgiving Turkey for the Hungry Arrive at City Hall," NY1 News All Day, Nov. 14, 2007

"Food Bank Launches Program to Help Feed Hungry During Holidays," NY1 News All Day, Nov. 14, 2007

"Food Shortage," WABC Eyewitness News, Nov. 7, 2007

"Let's Do Lunch," People, Nov. 5, 2007

OCTOBER

"They're smart, they've got jobs & they're hungry," Daily News, Oct. 21, 2007

"Go Orange," NY1 Inside City Hall, Oct. 21, 2007

"Food Bank Closes NYSE," Bloomberg, Oct. 23, 2007

"One Pianist, One Orchestra, No Conductor," The New York Times, Oct. 25, 2007

"The 8:01 for Schumann Is Now Ready for Boarding," The New York Times, Oct. 18, 2007

"Distressing Trends for Food Banks: More Clients, Fewer Supplies," The The New York Times, Oct. 18, 2007

"Grand Site For Pianist," New York Post, Oct. 15, 2007

"Hotsnack: go orange," snack.blogs.com, Oct. 15, 2007

"Food Bank Asks You to Go Orange for Hunger," amNewYork, Oct. 15, 2007

"World's Richest City Has Problem — 2 million hungry," NY Daily News, Oct. 14, 2007

"Will Play For Food," The New York Times, Oct. 6, 2007

SEPTEMBER

"A Withered Harvest in the Bronx," The New York Times, Sept. 20, 2007

AUGUST

"Dog's life for masses of poor," NY Daily News, Aug. 30, 2007

"Food Bank For New York City Acquires Food Change," New York Nonprofit Press, Aug. 22, 2007

"At Deadline: The Food Bank For New York City," Crain's New York Buisness, Aug. 20, 2007

"Uncompromising Positions," Time Out New York, Aug. 2–8, 2007

JULY

"News of the neighborhoods," Queens Gazette, July 25, 2007

"The Season Was Short, The Sounds Were Strong," The New York Times, July 18, 2007

JUNE

"Mighty Quinn," Daily News, June 28, 2007

"Our City of Wealth and Power," Daily News, June 7, 2007

"Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation," New York Restaurant Insider, June,2007

"The Week in Rock," Rolling Stone Magazine, May 31, 2007

MAY

"The A-List Edge," OK! Weekly Magazine, May 14, 2007

"Food Bank For New York City's Annual 'Can-Do' Awards Dinner Honoring The Edge and Jimmy Fallon," New York Magazine, May 7, 2007

"Food Bank Brings Clinton, The Edge, Fallon Together," Billboard, May 5, 2007

"The Food Bank for New York City's Annual 'Can-Do Awards' Gala Dinner," New York Restaurant Insider, May, 2007

APRIL

"partysnack: gala paparazzi," snack.blogs.com, April 27, 2007

"Fallon sings for food: Actor honored for his charity commitment," Variety Online, April 25, 2007

"Bill Clinton's trip to The Edge and more," Entertainment Weekly Online, April 25, 2007

"Clinton Does Food Bank For New York," Radar Online, April 24, 2007

"The NYC Food Bank Can-Do Awards," InStyle Online, April 24, 2007

"Open Market BackPack Opening at Cafe Cielo," WCBS, April 10, 2007

"New Program to Address Childhood Hunger in New York," NY1 News All Morning at 9 a.m, April 10, 2007

MARCH

"Chefography: Mario Batali," Food Network, March 22, 23 & 25, 2007

"Time Out For Hunger," CW11 Morning News at 5 a.m., March 2, 2007

"Food Cause," Time Out New York, March 1–7, 2007

FEBRUARY

"Eat Out to Help the Hungry in the City," amNewYork, Feb. 8, 2007

"Wine and Dine with Friends and Family on March 4th...," New York Restaurant Insider, February 2007

JANUARY

"Seeking to Help Those Without Enough Food," The New York Times, Jan. 30, 2007

2006

DECEMBER

"Hunger on the Rise in New York City," NPR, Dec. 31, 2006

"More than 1 million New Yorkers ask: food or rent?," Reuters, Dec. 26, 2006

"A Souper Kitchen for Needy," Daily News, Dec. 21, 2006

"For the Hungry, Helping Hands," The New York Times, Dec. 20, 2006

"The Challenges of Feeding the Hungry," WNYC, Dec. 19, 2006

"Opening of first 'Choice Style' food pantry in BedStuy," NY1 News All Morning, Dec. 7, 2006

"Mario Batali: Roasted, Battered & Fried for the Food Bank," New York Restaurant Insider, Dec. 2006

NOVEMBER

"Cause for celebration," Time Out New York, Nov. 29, 2006

"Good Day team gives out turkeys at Yorkville Pantry," Fox 5 Midday at 11 a.m., Nov. 22, 2006

"Going hungry: 1 in 6 New Yorkers doesn't have enough to eat," Metro, Nov. 22, 2006

"NY Jets unload turkeys and serve a meal at Neighbors Together," WCBS2 News at 6, Nov. 21, 2006

"Report: More NYC Families Rely on Food Charities," AP, Nov. 21, 2006

"Mario Batali Gets Roasted to Benefit the Food Bank For New York City and Kick Off the Third Annual New York Comedy Festival," New York Magazine, Nov. 20, 2006

"Good Deal with Dave Lieberman," Food Network, Nov. 11, 2006

"Mario Batali interview," WABC Eyewitness News, Nov. 7, 2006

"Hot Seat: Mario Batali," Time Out New York, Nov. 2-8, 2006

"The Emergency Food Chain," New York Nonprofit Press, November 2006

OCTOBER

"Public Speaks on Plan to Limit Trans Fats, Mostly in Favor," The New York Times, Oct. 31, 2006

"Much Support for Trans Fats Ban," gothamist.com, Oct. 31, 2006

"HalloWeekend at Grand Central Terminal," NY1 News All Weekend, Oct. 29, 2006

"Exploring Old Haunts (and a Few Hauntings): The Express to Halloween," The New York Times, Oct. 27, 2006

"Infinite jest," Time Out New York, Oct. 26–Nov. 1, 2006

"Chef Roast," Bravo TV Online The Dish Blog, Oct. 23, 2006

"Food Stamp Participation," News 12–Bronx Night Edition, Oct. 18, 2006

"Hunger: A hidden crisis," amNewYork, Oct. 18, 2006

"hotsnack: snack goes orange," snack.blogs.com, Oct. 16, 2006

"NYC Goes Orange," WABC Eyewitness News, Oct. 16, 2006

"Food Bank closes NASDAQ," Bloomberg Bloomberg's After the Bell, Oct. 16, 2006

"Food Bank opens NYSE," CNN Newsroom, Oct. 16, 2006

"What color is the Empire State Building tonight? Monday 16," Time Out New York, Oct. 12–18, 2006

"partysnack: bourdain and black light it up," snack.blogs.com, Oct. 5, 2006

"Food Chain," Time Out New York, Oct. 5–11, 2006

"Are we rich if we don't feed the poor?," The Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 2, 2006

SEPTEMBER

"Seniors told to take advantage of food stamps," Staten Island Advance, Sept. 27, 2006

CNN Larry King Live, Sept. 18, 2006

"Heavy Burden; 'Poor' diet makes for fat Apple kids," New York Post, Sept. 6, 2006

"party snack: Mario Batali roasted, battered and friend––save the date," snack.blogs.com, Sept. 5, 2006

"One in Five NYC Children Rely on Emergency Food Programs; Advocates Release Report and Anti–Hunger Policy Platform," New York Nonprofit Press, Sept. 5, 2006

"NYC children struggle with hunger, obesity: Report," Reuters, Sept. 5, 2006

AUGUST

"Number of Food Stamp Users Drops for 2nd Summer in Row," The New York Times, Aug. 29, 2006

JULY

"Shoot for Good Diet, ex–Knick Star Tells Kids," NY Daily News, July 13, 2006

"Cafe S.H.A.K.E. Launch," Fox 5 Good Day New York, July 13, 2006

JUNE

"Where Kids Can Eat Free in Summer," NY Daily News, June 25, 2006

"Food Bank for NYC Starts Turkey Drive," Modern Grocer, June 25, 2006

"Charities Get Record Gifts Despite the Storm," Crain's New York Business, June 19, 2006

MAY

"Fighting Hunger One Celebrity at a Time," OK! Weekly Magazine, May 15, 2006

"Food Bank For New York City Honors Michael Stipe," New York Magazine, May 8, 2006

"Food Fight," ContributeMedia.com (Catalysts), May 1, 2006

APRIL

"Can-Do Awards Dinner," Reuters, April 30, 2006

"Food Bank For New York City," Food Network, April 25, 2006

"Passover Initiative," News 12–Brooklyn, April 5, 2006

MARCH

"Lucy Cabrera: President & CEO, Food Bank For New York City," El Diario/La Prensa, March 26, 2006

FEBRUARY

"Today New York," WNBC, Feb. 25, 2006; Story on Time Out For Hunger

"UPS Check Presentation," News 12–Bronx, Feb. 10, 2006

JANUARY

"Hungry New Yorkers Battle Red Tape for Food Stamps," Queens Chronicle (Northeast Edition), Jan. 12, 2006

2005

DECEMBER

"Food Banks Leaner as More in U.S. Are Hungry," Chicago Tribune, Dec. 26, 2005

"Kids Cafe," Telemundo, Dec. 7, 2005

"Disasters Hit NY Charities' Holidays," Crain's New York Business, Dec. 5–11, 2005

"Providing a Place at the Table for All New Yorkers," New York Restaurant Insider, Dec. 1, 2005

NOVEMBER

"Some Food Banks Say Katrina Drained Aid," Associated Press, Nov. 23, 2005

"Thanksgiving for Five," Good Day New York, Nov. 23, 2005

"Reader's Turkey Day Rescue," Daily News, Nov. 23, 2005

"Day to Day," NPR, Nov. 23, 2006; Story on Thanksgiving for Five campaign

"Food Bank Closes NASDAQ," CNN, Nov. 22, 2005

"Virtual Food Drive," Telemundo, Nov. 22, 2005

"City Feeling Hunger Pains," Daily News, Nov. 21, 2005

"Katrina Shelves Gifts to Food Banks," USA Today, Nov. 21, 2005

"Thanksgiving for Five," Reuters TV, Nov. 21, 2005

"Knicks and Dennis Quaid Serve Turkeys," Telemundo, Nov. 21, 2005

"Check-Out Hunger," Telemundo, Nov. 21, 2005

"NYC Food Charity Shortages," News 12-Bronx, Nov. 21, 2005

"Knicks and Dennis Quaid Serve Turkeys," Extra TV, Nov. 21, 2005

"Sin Pavo No Hay Thanksgiving," Hoy, Nov. 21, 2006

"NYC Food Charity Shortages," WNBC Channel 4 News, Nov. 20, 2005

"City Pantries Are Starving for Turkeys," Daily News, Nov. 20, 2005

"Live at Five," WNBC Channel 4 News, Nov. 14, 2005

"Cans Talk it Up in Food Bank Ads," Adweek, Nov. 7, 2005

"Ladies (and Gents) Who Lunch," Scoop Magazine (Canada), Nov. 7, 2005

"NYC Bank-to-Bank Partnership kick-off," NY1 News, Nov. 2, 2005

OCTOBER

"Benefit for the Food Bank For NYC and the Lunchbox Fund,"  New York Magazine, Oct. 31, 2005

"Old School Lunchboxes," OK! Weekly Magazine, Oct. 31, 2005

"Cafe Cielo," News 12–Bronx, Oct. 27, 2005; Story on Kids Cafe in the Bronx

"Designer Lunchboxes,"  People, Oct. 24, 2005

"Nueva York se Pinta de Naranja" (NYC Goes Orange), Hoy, Oct. 18, 2005

"The Lunchbox Auction," Philadelphia Inquirer, Oct. 18, 2005

"It's All about Art...," newyorksocialdiary.com, Oct. 18, 2005

"Cocktails and (Good) Causes," style.com, Oct. 18, 2005

"Celebrities and Lunchboxes: An Idea Whose Time Has Come," thereeler.com, Oct. 18, 2005

"NYC Goes Orange," amNewYork, Oct. 17, 2005

"Every Picture; the story behind the photo: Bono in charitable mood (again)," Daily Telegraph  (London), Oct. 17, 2005

"Power Lunch," New York Post, Oct. 16, 2005

"Community Connections," WPLJ–FM, Oct. 16, 2005; Interview with Aine Duggan

"Bono, Alicia and Naomi Meet Up at Lunchbox Bash," Hello! Magazine, Oct. 14, 2005

"A-list Lunchboxes," Associated Press, Oct. 13, 2005

"Lunchbox Fund Benefit," Reuters, Oct. 13, 2005

"Eatoutings," Time Out New York, Oct. 10–19, 2005

"Shopping Smart with Phil Lempert," WOR Radio 710, Oct. 9, 2005

"Member News," Association Executive Magazine, Oct. 6, 2005

"One Quarter of NYC Elderly Rely on Emergency Food Programs: Broaden Public Awareness of Hunger Issue," New York Nonprofit Press, Oct. 1, 2005

SEPTEMBER

"With Nod to Katrina, Local Charities Remind, ‘We're Still Here!,'" New York Post, Sept. 28, 2005

"Katrina Relief Effects Local Charities," Associated Press Radio Network (nationally syndicated), Sept. 19–25, 2005

"Local Charities Fear Hurricane Relief Will Siphon Donations," USA Today, Sept. 16–18, 2005

"NY Charities Lose Out to Katrina," Crain's New York Business, Sept. 15, 2005

"They Starve Out Our Pessimism," by Albor Ruiz, NY Daily News, Sept. 8, 2005

"Piden Enfrentar Problema del Hambre," El Diario/La Prensa, Sept. 7, 2005

"Elderly Hunger," WFUV–FM, Sept. 7, 2005

"New Face of Hunger in U.S.," Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 6, 2005

"Elderly Hunger," News 12–Brooklyn, Sept. 6–7, 2005

"Starving for Help," amNewYork, Sept. 1, 2005

2004

"Hunting for Turkey in Break Lines of Today," The New York Times, Nov. 28, 2004

"Public Lives: Managing the Fight Against Hunger," The New York Times, Nov. 25, 2004

"500 Turkeys Distributed in Annual Giveaway," Staten Island Advance, Nov. 23, 2004

"Bronx War on Hunger," NY Daily News, Nov. 23, 2004

"67 Million Pounds of Food Helps Feed the Five Boroughs," Newsday, Nov. 21, 2004

"Staying Hungry," amNew York, Nov. 19–21, 2004

"More New Yorkers at Risk for Hunger, Survey Finds," NY1 News, Nov. 18, 2004

2003

"Inching Closer to Bread Line," NY Daily News, Sept. 2, 2003

"Program Battles Hunger," Newsday, July 7, 2003

"Success is Bittersweet at Food Banks," The New York Times, May 26, 2003

"The City's Hungry Can't Afford Cuts," NY Daily News, April 17, 2003

"Donated Food Enables Thousands to Celebrate Passover," The Associated Press, April 11, 2003

2002

"A Rise In Hunger Pains in an Unexpected Place," The New York Times, Dec. 22, 2002

"Hungry Mouths Growing But Not the Donations," The New York Times, Nov. 18, 2002

"New Help for Hungry from Giant Food Bank," NY Daily News, Nov. 7, 2002

"Banks Join Effort to Aid Food Bank," Crain's New York Business, Nov. 4, 2002

"Without a Safety Net," Mother Jones, May/June 2002 

"Hunger in the City Demands Action," NY Daily News, March 14, 2002 

2001

"City's Needy Are Younger," Daily News, Dec. 20, 2001

"A Hunger Emergency in New York," The New York Times, Nov. 26, 2001

"Shift From Food Stamps to Private Aid Widens," The New York Times, Nov. 14, 2001

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