NYC's Conference on Hunger and Poverty
FEED THE NEED
JANUARY 22, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The New York Marriott Marquis
West 46th Street & Broadway
NYC's Conference on Hunger and Poverty: Feed the Need is a full day of workshops, speakers, and networking opportunities to help you:
- Learn new tools to build your program's capacity
- Connect with others helping neighbors in need
- Visit our Vendor Marketplace, featuring great resources
- Celebrate the achievements and future of NYC's Hunger Fighting Community
Hope you'll join us on January 22 to learn, share, and celebrate all that you do to help New Yorkers in need!
- Members: $35
- Non-Members: $65
2014 Conference Workshops
NEW! To help you make the most out of Conference,
workshops are organized around three themes – Food, Funds, and Focus – and presented
at a variety of levels.
Please register for one
morning and one afternoon workshop.
Fill the Gap with SNAP
Recent SNAP cuts are
affecting millions of New Yorkers. Learn how to help your clients get the most
from their benefits by integrating the latest assistance methods and mediation
models into your program.
B. Flip Your Pantry
Converting your pantry to a choice
system is easier than you think! We'll take you through all the steps, showing
you how to add dignity to the process and give your clients the tools they need
to make the best food selections for their needs.
Innovative Solutions: A Lean Mean Hunger Fighting Machine
Find out what all the Kaizen buzz is about! Learn
how the Toyota Production System (TPS) and other innovative approaches are
revolutionizing food banking and how they can help you trim your distribution time.
D. Just Say Yes!
and tricks from Just Say Yes nutritionists that will help your community make
healthier decisions. You’ll be putting greens back on the table, while keeping
the green in wallets!
E. Being Your Best During the Worst
program ready to face the next disaster.
Learn what steps you can take to make sure you are prepared to lead when
your community needs you the most.
SchoolFood and Me
SchoolFood programs provide nutritious meals to the
youngest New Yorkers every day. Why
should you be involved? This workshop will show you how encouraging
participation in the SchoolFood program not only provides much-needed resources
for your clients, but can also ease the burden on your program.
G. Service Success
are an incredible resource for your program.
With the help of this workshop, you'll be able to train, motivate and
support them through their service experience to keep them coming back.
A Friend In Need
The resources you need may be just around the
corner. Learn how to identify potential
partners in your neighborhood and develop relationships that will strengthen your
program and your community.
I. Raise Your Voice
working on the front lines of hunger relief, you understand the challenges our
most vulnerable neighbors face every day.
Learn how to effectively advocate on their behalf and make an impact at
the city, state and federal levels.
Communications Boot Camp
Your mission is your message. This workshop will
help you make sure it is being heard loud and clear. You’ll learn about the latest communication
channels, techniques and how to successfully incorporate them into a 360-degree
K. Cooking Together
Bank's own Community CookShop team will give you the tools to lead your very
own cooking workshops. You’ll be making cooking together fun, healthy and
affordable in no time.
L. Fundraising on a Shoestring
resources can make fundraising feel like a daunting task, but it doesn't have
to be! We'll show you how to build and grow the donor support you need to take
your program to the next level.
M. Maximizing the Moment
clients often have needs that go beyond food.
Your community is full of resources that can help. Learn how to make each client interaction an
opportunity to understand those needs and make the right connections.
N. Simply Nutrition
nutrition a part of your program is as easy as 1-2-3! 1.
Attend this workshop. 2. Learn great nutrition facts and tools. 3.
Bring it all back to your program so your clients can make healthier
choices for themselves and their families.