Support the Farm to Food Bank Bill
July 2, 2015
Good news from Albany! The Farm to Food Bank bill, which would give farmers incentives to donate unharvested food to emergency food programs, passed both the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate. Click here
to urge Governor Cuomo to sign this bill into law!
Governor Cuomo Declares July "Summer Meals Month"
June 29, 2015
Governor Cuomo joins Food Bank in raising awareness of the Summer Meals program. Read more...
Agreement on FY 2016 NYC Budget
June 26, 2015
Food Bank and anti-hunger advocates across the city have been calling for increased funding in the New York City budget for programs that will help to close the meal gap, and we're glad to announce some positive news. Read more...
Chef Aarón Sánchez Joins Food Bank Culinary Council
June 25, 2015
Aarón Sánchez, award-winning chef, author, and Food Network and Cooking Channel personality, has joined Food Bank's Culinary Council. Read more...
News 12 Bronx Profiles Food Bank COO
June 18, 2015
Lisa Hines-Johnson, the chief operating officer of Food Bank For New York City, is the first Hispanic woman to hold that title. Read more...
What the Media Got Wrong about #FoodBankNYCChallenge
June 16, 2015
Leading up to our annual Can Do Gala in April, the #FoodBankNYCChallenge created a media uproar when notables took part in a challenge to live on a SNAP budget of $29 a week. Read more...
A Father's Gratitude
June 19, 2015
This Father's Day, NYC dad Manuel Zuniga is thankful for his children – and for Food Bank member agency Los Sures in Brooklyn. Read more...