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Support the Emergency Food Assistance Program
From now until June 30th, the New York City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio will be negotiating the budget for fiscal year 2016. You can help the emergency food network close NYC's 250 million meal gap by sending a message supporting EFAP. Act now!

Lavazza Celebrates 120 Years

Ennio Rannabaldo, Chief Executive Officer of Lavazza USA, with Jan Navatkoski, Chief Financial Officer at Food Bank For New York City.

Food Bank was honored to join the celebration last night at Industria Superstudio as our partner Lavazza commemorated its 120th anniversary. Read more...

Food Bank CEO on CNBC: Hunger is a Women's Issue
With food prices on the rise, the lack of basics has reached crisis levels, and the people most affected are women. CNBC interviewed Food Bank President & CEO Margarette Purvis for Mother's Day. Read more...

"The Chew" Stars Support Food Bank
A backstage look at our Can Do Awards Dinner hosts, the cast of ABC's "The Chew". Watch the video.

Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis Honored by NYU
Food Bank President and CEO Margarette Purvis received the 2015 McSilver Award from the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at the NYU Silver School of Social Work in recognition of her leadership in the fight against poverty. Read more...

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...

Fitness Tips For Seniors
As we celebrate Older Americans Month, Food Bank would like to encourage seniors to be as active as possible. As we get older, exercise offers critical benefits. Read more...

The Perfect Summer Salad
In honor of Older Americans Month our Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables (JSY) team is sharing a Cantaloupe, Tomato and Basil Salad recipe that’s a favorite among the seniors in our JSY workshops. Read more...

Young at Heart
Most days you’ll find George Owens engrossed in a game of dominoes or making an art project at Food Bank’s Neighborhood Center For Adults 60+ in Harlem. Read more...

$141 Million in Refunds for New Yorkers
Every year, our tax and volunteer engagement teams join forces to help New Yorkers boost their bottom line. This year was our biggest yet. Read more...

A Gift for Mother's Day
This Mother's Day, Food Bank is celebrating all moms, but we're highlighting a new member of the Food Bank family, Asanatu Wilson, a participant in our free Financial Empowerment in Schools program. Read more...

Celebrating Our #FB4NYCHeroes
Food Bank wrapped up Volunteer Appreciation Month with a night of bowling, food, and fun! Read more...