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Press Clippings 2012


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.

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SEPTEMBER

Food Bank For New York City Founder Kathy Goldman Honored as White House “Food Security Champion of Change” Whitehouse.gov, 9/6/2012

JUNE

"Believe It or Not, You Need Food Stamps" Huffington Post, 6/5/12  

“The Farm Bill Should Protect Hungry Kids, Not Subsidies for Insurance Companies” Huffington Post, 6/6/12

“Staten Island Hunger Task Force taking steps to combat the growing crisis” SI Live, 6/14/12

MAY

"Mario Batali on food stamps" Crains New York, 5/11/12

"NYC's Batali and LaFrieda Step Up for Food Stamps" Daily Blender, 5/14/12

“Mario Batali Food Stamp Challenge: Chef Spending $31 On Food For One Week” Huffington Post, 5/14/12

"Mario Batali’s Food Stamp Challenge” ABC News, 5/15/12

“Food Bank Kicks Off Food Stamp Challenge” NY Daily News, 5/16/12

“Mission Chinese Set To Open Next Week” Zagat, 5/18/12

“Mission Chinese Food Arrives Next Week” NY Times, 5/18

“Mission Chinese Food Opens NYC Outpost Tuesday” Grubstreet, 5/18/12

APRIL

"Food Pantries Swell at Passover”  The Jewish Daily Forward, 4/5/12

“Sites Across City Allow NYers to File Taxes For Free” NY1, 4/5/12

“Fighting Hunger For Over 25 Years” Wall Street Journal, 4/16/12

“2 In The Kitchen: Oatmeal Raisin Pancakes” CBS, 4/17/12

“Stars Get Charitable at Can-Do Awards” Yahoo, 4/18/12

“Celebrities Attend 2012 Can Do Awards Dinner” Celbuzz, 4/18/12

“Last Night’s Parties: Dakota Fanning At The Tribeca Film Festival Vanity Fair Party, And Jon Hamm At The Can-Do Awards” Guest of a Guest, 4/18/12

MARCH

“East Village Kids Get Recipe for Healthy Cooking Skills” DNAinfo, 3/1/12

 “All U.S. residents must file tax returns” NY Daily News, 3/2/12

 "Met Council and Food Bank For New York City Launch Virtual Food Drive to Help Provide Two Million Pounds of Kosher Food this Passover" The Jewish Voice, 3/21/12 

 “Virtual Drive fights hunger in Passover” Brooklyn Downtown Star, 3/22/12

 “Bronx Notes: Free Tax Prep Help in the Bronx” Norwood News, 3/23/12

 “Food Bank for New York City launches Passover virtual food drive” New York Nonprofit Press, 3/26/12

 “Online Food Bank Donates Kosher Items for Passover” NYConvergence, 3/26/12

FEBRUARY

“The Food Bank For New York City’s CookShop program on the ‘Move!’ in battle against obesity”  New York Daily News, 2/19/12

 “A Smorgasbord of Benefits,” The New York Times, 2/14/12

 “Mario Batali’s Pang Charity Sandwich” FOOD & WINE, 2/10/12  

JANUARY

 “Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tells City Crowd He Wants to End Fingerprinting for Food Stamps” The Village Voice, 1/20/12

 "A few hours can mean a lot”  National Catholic Reporter, 1/20/12

  “Improving the City With Vigilance for All,” New York Times, City Room blog, 1/12/12

 “Nearly 3 Million New Yorkers With College Degrees Can Barely Afford Food” The Business Insider, 1/12/12

 “Food Bank Annual Report Shatters Stereotype of New Yorkers Affected By Hunger”  New York Daily News, 1/11/12

 “Difficulty Affording Food Rises Among College Educated and Middle Class” AM New York, 1/11/12

 “More College-Educated New Yorkers Struggling to Afford Food, Study Says” DNAinfo, 1/11/12

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