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Food Bank in the News, May 2015

Posted on May 6, 2015 in Internal Newsroom

Downtown Magazine, 5/26/2015 – French Bull + Cheeky Launch Party Hosted at the Spotted Pig.  Featuring Food Bank Culinary Council Chair Mario Batali. NY Times, 5/22/2015 – To Feed More, Food Pantries Learn from Supermarkets. CNBC, 5/10/2015 – Hunger a ‘women’s issue,’ Food Bank NYC’s chief says. Socially Superlative, 5/5/2015 – Food Bank For New York City Can Do Awards Dinner. WABC-TV NY, 5/4/2015 – Sandy Kenyon goes Backstage with the Cast of “The Chew”. OK! TV, 5/1/2015 – Celebrity Chefs at Food Bank For New York City’s Can Do Awards. ABC News, 5/1/2015 – Try-Day Friday:  Taking on the Food Stamp...

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Food Bank in the News, April 2015

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 in Internal Newsroom

CNN Money, 4/24/2015 – Citi Supports ‘Teach Children To Save’ Campaign To Help Educate And Prepare Kids For Positive Financial Futures. Mentions Food Bank financial empowerment in schools initiative. AM NY, 4/23/2015 – Chatting Cooking with Anne Burrell.  Mentions her longtime support of Food Bank. Country Music Tattle Tale, 4/23/2015 – Little Big Town are Helping Fight Hunger at the Can Do Awards Dinner. Billboard, 4/22/2015 – Jon Bon Jovi, Little Big Town, 50 Cent Join Screen Stars to Raise Money, Awareness for Food Bank. New York Trend, 4/22/2015 – Lenny Kravitz Joins Hunger Relief Campaign. Page Six, 4/22/2015 – Sandra Lee Gets Emotional at Food Bank’s Can Do Awards. Hollywood Reporter, 4/22/2015 – Michael J. Fox, Mario Batali, Jon Bon Jovi, Raise Money, Awareness for Food Bank at New York Gala. Food Network, 4/22/2015 – Food Network Chefs Raise Hunger Awareness with Food Bank For New York City at Annual Can Do Awards. PR Newswire, 4/22/2015 – Food Bank For New York City Raises Over Two Million Dollars For Hunger Relief At Star-Studded Can Do Awards Gala April 21. NYC.gov, 4/21/2015 – Mayor de Blasio and Human Resources Administration Commissioner Steven Banks Announce FoodHelp.nyc to Connect New Yorkers to Snap Benefits. Shape, 4/21/2015 – What Gwyneth Paltrow’s Food...

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Food Bank in the News – March 2015

Posted on Mar 4, 2015 in Internal Newsroom

News 12 Brooklyn, 3/29/2015 – ‘Time Out for Hunger’ aids Food Bank for NYC.  Coverage of yesterday’s restaurant benefit event. CBS New York, 3/29/2015 – New Yorkers Can Help Fight Hunger By Dining Out Sunday.  More TOFH coverage, with restaurant list. City and State, 3/26/2015 – Above and Beyond 2015 Class.  Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis is among the honorees this year. The Daily Meal, 3/26/2015 – Eat Out For Hunger This Sunday: Help Feed Needy New Yorkers. Time Out for Hunger coverage quoting Food Bank’s Silvia Davi. Jewish Voice NY, 3/25/2015 – Food Bank for NYC to Distribute Passover Emergency Packages.  Coverage of today’s press conference. CNN Money, 3/24/2015 – Free Ways to File Your Taxes.  Mentions our free preparation services. SI Live, 3/24/2015 – Staten Island Hunger Task Force to host legislative breakfast.  Food Bank’s upcoming event is covered, mentioning our community mobilization manager Nick Buess. Huffington Post, 3/15/2015 – Women in Business: Gloria Pitagorsky, Managing Director/Executive Producer, Heard City.  Q&A with Food Bank board member. AXS, 3/14/2015 – Little Big Town head to the Can Do Awards Dinner.  Country music media covers Food Bank’s gala. Al Jazeera, 3/13/2015 – Republicans float changes to food stamp funding.  Quotes Margarette Purvis. Accounting Today, 3/13/2015 – NYC Looks to...

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Food Bank in the News – February 2015

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 in Internal Newsroom

Albany Times-Union, 2/24/2015 – More Help Needed for Vulnerable.  Op-Ed by Food Bank’s Triada Stampas for NYS to increase HPNAP funding. AM New York, 2/22/2015 – How 4 NYC Organizations are Bringing Nutrition and Fitness Education to the Classroom.  Food Bank’s CookShop Program is listed. Capital NY, 2/12/2015 – Food Bank Tax Help Program Expanding its Services.  Coverage of Food Bank’s Financial Services in Schools initiative. AM New York, 2/11/2015 – Food insecurity is rampant in NYC but financial coaching helps: Study.  Coverage of Food Bank’s new White Paper. Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 2/12/2015 – Study Reveals Alarming Hunger Statistics in Brooklyn. Fox NY, 2/11/2015 – Anti-Hunger Advocates: Financial Literacy Aid Needed as Well.  AP story: Food Bank announces financial empowerment initiative with Citi.  See also:  press release. NY1, 2/11/2015 – Free Tax Assistance Sites Help Eligible New Yorkers Get Maximum Refunds.  Video profile of Food Bank’s free tax preparation services. Crain’s NY Business, 2/10/2015 – New Program Teaches Poor Families to Stretch Their Dollars.  Profile of Food Bank’s Financial Services in Schools initiative. NYC on the Cheap, 2/6/2015 – Free Tax Prep Help in NYC.  Mentions and links to Food Bank’s free tax preparation services. NY1 Noticias, 2/5/2015 – Gratis: Food Bank te ayuda a completar tus impuestos.  Broadcast...

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Food Bank in the News – Jan 2015

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Internal Newsroom

PR Week, 1/31/2015 – How Star Power Helped Feed New Yorkers Over the Holidays. International Business Times, 1/21/2015 – Is The Economy Getting Better? What Obama’s State Of The Union Left Out.  Quotes Food Bank VP for Research & Public Affairs Triada Stampas. SI Live, 1/20/2015 – Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.: A day of service at Project Hospitality’s food pantry.  Another Food Bank event. DNAInfo, 1/19/2015 – Volunteers Sort Almost 20K Lbs of Food for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Coverage of our Warehouse event. NY Daily News, 1/19/2015 – Do-gooders take to the Bronx for MLK day giveaway.  Coverage of our Warehouse event. News 12 Bronx, 1/17/2015 – Food Bank of NY hosts first food pantry at BX school.  MLK Weekend of Service event at the Walton Educational Campus. NYC on the Cheap, 1/15/2015 – Where to get free tax prep help in NYC.  Highlights Food Bank’s free Tax Preparation program. PRWeb, 1/15/2015 – Lean Enterprise Institute’s 2015 Lean Transformation Summit Will Deliver Inspiration as Well as Practical Information.  Food Bank CEO Margarette Purvis will co-keynote this event March 4-5....

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Industry Updates & Competitors in the News

Posted on Jan 7, 2015 in Internal Newsroom

USDA blog, 4/3/2015 – Farmers Help Fight Food Waste by Donating Wholesome Food.  City Harvest mention.  Includes tips for farmers to claim tax benefits on donations. Breitbart, 4/1/2015 – Administration Awards $31.5 Million To Encourage Food Stamp Recipients To Eat More Fruits, Veggies.  Program will test incentives to use SNAP for fresh produce. Al Jazeera, 1/6/2015 – Food stamp benefit cut may force a million people into ‘serious hardship’.  The CPBB study mentioned yesterday is continuing to get wider coverage, including this well-researched...

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