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Governor Cuomo Declares July "Summer Meals Month"
Governor Cuomo joins Food Bank in raising awareness of the Summer Meals program. Read more...

Agreement on FY 2016 NYC Budget
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
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
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
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...

New York City SNAP Task Force Honored

FRAC President Jim Weill, NYC HRA's Daniel Tietz, Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis, and FRAC's Judy Whittlesey

On June 10, the New York City SNAP Task Force, chaired and organized by Food Bank, received the 2015 Food Research and Action Center Award for Innovative Anti-Hunger Work. Read more...

Jamba Juice Coupon Campaign Works To Fight Hunger In NYC!
Throughout May, New York City Jamba Juice employees at 10 store locations asked customers to donate $1 to Food Bank with their order, raising $10,000 to help support New Yorkers in need! Read more...

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Serving with Pride
As we reflect on a particularly momentous Pride Week, Food Bank would like to shout out two charities in our member network serving our LGBT neighbors. Read more...

Food Bank's Annual Donor Appreciation Event, Toast & Jam

Carla Harris and Kathy Goldman

Toast & Jam 2015 featured new Food Bank Culinary Council member Chef Aarón Sánchez and honored Carla Harris and Robert Weinmann. Read more...

"Change One Thing" This Summer
Every summer, Food Bank's EATWISE/Change One Thing program brings health & nutrition awareness to NYC teens. This year we're kicking it off on June 29th with NFL star and Food Bank ambassador Chris Canty's Camp of Champions, a non-contact football camp. Read more...

NYC Summer Meals Program Starts Saturday
Free breakfast and lunch continues beyond the school year, from June 27th to September 4th, at select locations around the city. Read more...

Parents Say Thanks for School Pantry
Food Bank's Campus Pantry program makes a real difference in the lives of Bronx families. Read more...

NYCWFF 2015 Tickets on Sale Today!
We are honored to once again join as a host in this year’s Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE.  Tickets go on sale today! All net proceeds benefit partnering hunger-relief programs Food Bank For New York City and Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign. Read more...

A Father's Gratitude
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...