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Join Food Bank's Five Borough Challenge
Grammy winner Lenny Kravitz, Food Bank's newest Celebrity Ambassador, joins us to kick off a five- borough hunger-relief campaign on the day of our 13th annual Can Do Awards Dinner. Watch his video here! Read more...

Can Do Silent Auction
This year's auction features over 50 exciting packages, including tickets for the sold-out Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, a dinner party at Landmarc with Chef Marc Murphy, tickets to Rachael Ray and more! Read more...

Elected Officials Promote Food Bank's Tax Services
Food Bank partnered with government officials to promote our city-wide free tax preparation services. Read more...

Governor Cuomo to Speak at Food Bank's Can Do Awards Dinner
Food Bank is very pleased to announce that New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo will be the special guest speaker at our 13th annual Can Do Awards Dinner Tuesday April 21st. Read more...

Mario Batali Announces #FoodBankNYC
Challenge

Because every New Yorker CAN DO something to end hunger, Can Do Honorary Chair and Food Bank Board member Mario Batali is inviting his friends – Gwyneth Paltrow, Deborah Harry, and Sting – to join him by taking the #FoodBankNYCChallenge or by making a donation to #CanDoNYC. Read more…

Will Congress Let Hunger Hold Women Down?
As Congress once again threatens to cut the SNAP program, this editorial by Food Bank President & CEO Margarette Purvis lays out the situation and offers a call to action. Read more...

Extended Hours at Food Bank Tax Help Sites
There’s still time to take advantage of Food Bank’s free tax preparation services for low-income New Yorkers – now open Mondays at select locations! Read more…

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Governors Ball Gives Back
Food Bank is excited to partner with the Governors Ball Music Festival as it launches its new volunteer program Gov Ball Gives Back! Read more...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s #FoodBankNYC Challenge Sparks Conversation
When Gwyneth Paltrow accepted the challenge to live on a Food Stamp budget of just $29 a week, her powerful photograph of a week's worth of groceries sparked conversation around the world. Read more...

Gwyneth Paltrow Joins #FoodBankNYC
Challenge

Gwyneth Paltrow is taking our #FoodBankNYC
Challenge
! Check out her post on what $29 a week for food looks like.

Volunteer Appreciation Month Kicks Off
CEO Margarette Purvis launches Food Bank's Volunteer Appreciation Month with a video Thank You to our volunteers. Watch on YouTube...

Celebrating Women's History Month
For Women's History Month, we profiled Food Bank's all-female executive team, staff members, and a board member. Read more...

2014 "Students Against Hunger" Champions!
Every Fall, Food Bank hosts its annual Students Against Hunger Campaign calling upon New York City students to become active participants in the fight against hunger. Meet the winners...

Wright Brothers School Does CookShop Proud
Food Bank For New York City's CookShop team would like to congratulate PS 28 M, The Wright Brothers School, who won the 2013-2014 Excellence in School Wellness Awards at the bronze level! Read more...