Food Bank For New York City
Emergency Food Distribution to Veterans
For 37 years, Food Bank For New York City has been one of New York City’s leading hunger-relief organization. Food Bank For New York City secures, warehouses, transports, and distributes nutritious food including fresh produce to their network of nearly 1,000 member agencies including neighborhood-based food pantries and soup kitchens. Their services reach 90% of New York City zip codes. With this Bob Woodruff Foundation grant, Food Bank for New York City will decrease hunger and increase access to food for 20,000 veterans and other residents of New York City by distributing food to member agencies and operating outdoor pop-up distribution sites near VA locations across the city.