Mayor de Blasio, Rachael Ray And Others Remark On Trump Planned Cuts To SNAP Meals

Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, television host and author Rachael Ray, chef Tom Colicchio, and CEO of Hunger Free America Joel Berg today in fighting back against the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to SNAP. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s Bill Passes Mandating Complete Review Of City’s Public Assistance Program

Council Member Helen Rosenthal‘s legislation requiring the NYC Department of Social Services/Human Resources Administration (DSS/HRA) to conduct an in-depth audit of its public assistance and SNAP centers was passed by the City Council today. Continue Reading →

USDA Announces Program That Lets SNAP Recipients Shop And Pay For Food Online

The USDA announced Thursday that it has officially kicked off a two-year pilot program that allows those who receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits from Harlem to Hollywood to shop for groceries from online retailers. Continue Reading →

Food Bank For NYC Talks Looming Hunger Crisis Due To Shutdown From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Food Bank For New York City put out a new report on the state of the emergency food network in New York City and the impact of the shutdown on New Yorkers experiencing food insecurity. Continue Reading →

Orange Friday Is The New Black Friday At Food Bank For New York City In Harlem

Because Hunger Doesn’t Take a Holiday …

Post-Thanksgiving meals: The hardest time for New Yorkers in need to find a meal is the day AFTER Thanksgiving when many soup kitchens and charities are closed. Continue Reading →

Food Bank For NYC Supports Harlem Community In Day Service, To Harlem with Love

Each year, Food Bank honors Dr. King’s legacy by hosting a day of service, and engaging friends and partners in meaningful service projects that build resiliency in high-need communities.
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Acadia Sells Inwood Office Building Uptown

The Real Deal reports that Fairbridge Properties bought a 53,000-square-foot office building in Inwood, records filed with the city Tuesday show. Continue Reading →

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