Scene & Heard
Food Bank’s celebrity partners are always on hand to help fight hunger throughout the five boroughs. Here are our latest star supporters in action:
Chris Canty Tackles Healthy Snacks
July 21, 2014 – Chris Canty teamed up with Food Bank For New York City to encourage
healthy eating and exercise habits in Bronx teens. The Baltimore Ravens
defensive end – and Bronx native – was in Mullaly Park with Food Bank's
Change One Thing truck, which is traveling throughout the city this
summer to bring neighborhoods healthy snacks and advice for leading a
Canty made popcorn trail mix with cinnamon, sunflower seeds, pumpkin
seeds, unsalted almonds, dried cranberries, and dried apricots. "We
really want to change the culture surrounding the eating habits for our
young people," he said.
Food Bank's Change One Thing truck encourages teenagers to make smarter
choices about their eating habits, such as drinking water instead of
soda. Small adjustments like this can have a big impact on wellness,
according to Food Bank's Chief Programs Officer Dominique Jones. "You
can change one thing, and it will change the trajectory of your health,"
Sunny Anderson Shares Recipes at our Kitchen
July 17, 2014 – Food Network star Sunny Anderson shared her delicious and nutritious recipes with a group of 40 seniors at Food Bank’s Neighborhood Center, a program offered at our Community Kitchen and Food Pantry in West Harlem.
Sunny’s easy grilled chicken with apple-orange sauce, roasted sweet
potato mash, and kale and coconut milk were all on the menu for the
seniors to enjoy. During the fun-filled demonstration, Sunny shared
memories about food and family with the group. Sunny is a proud new
member of Food Bank’s Culinary Council and is doing her part to fight hunger in New York City!
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