1 in every 5 children in New York relies on the food which is donated to charities. Hence donating food is a very helpful method to lessen the struggle of about 1.4 million New Yorkers suffering from poverty and hunger.

Here are a few organizations to which you can make donation in the form of food to help end the food poverty of New York:

  1. The Food Bank for New York City: This is the largest food bank and every year it provides over 51 million pounds of food to more than 1,200 community food programs. They prepare non-perishable food items from the items collected in the food donation drives and distribute them so as to feed the hunger of people.
  1. City Harvest: City Harvest ranks among the largest food providing organizations in New York. They strive to end food wastage and recover food from all parts of food industry like restaurants, bakeries, caterers, corporate cafeterias, wholesalers etc. You can donate food to City Harvest by scheduling a pick-up. From farmers to business taxpayers, anyone who donate food and other grocery products to City Harvest get tax deduction. 
  1. The Bowery Mission: The Bowery Mission has been able to serve about 1,000 meals every day to the poor and hungry people in New York. This has been made possible with the help of donors like us. The organization accepts donations throughout the day. Non-perishable, bulk and canned items are preferred. Even prepared food items are accepted if they are well packed and are fresh. The organization usually does not pick up donations but exceptions can be made if you have an exceptionally large donation.
  1. Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York: Regional Food Bank believes that no donation is very small or very big. It welcomes donations from individuals or companies similarly. It provides about 25 million pounds of food and grocery items to hungry and impoverished people per year. 
  1. Foodlink: It is a regional food hub and it distributes food, serves meals and offers more than 30 programs related to food. Over 18 million pounds of food was distributed by the organization in 2014. 
  1. Long Island Cares: The Long Island Cares tries to gather all available resources to help hungry people. They provide food and promote public education wherever needed. They distribute food to their member agencies all over Ney York which further distribute the food among people in need. Donation made towards this organization are tax-deductible. 
  1. Citymeals on Wheels: It strives to distribute food among the elderly in New York. More than 2 million meals are provided to about 18,000 elderly annually. It is one of the largest meals-on-wheels programs in the U.S. 
  1. Food Bank of WNY: With the help from public and private sources, the Food Bank aims at obtaining nutritious food and distribute among hungry people in Western New York. The main focus of the organization is to feed the hunger of children and many programs namely Backpack, Kids in the Kitchen, After school Snack Programs, and Day Care Centers have been targeted towards serving children.
  1. Island Harvest: It strives in providing hunger relief to the people in need. The organization is a member of Feeding America which is a nationwide network of food banks. The organization arranges for food raising programs as well as fund raising programs.
  1. Winchester Basics Bank: It is a Christian Project which provides emergency food parcels of tinned and dried food to hungry people. They collect food, sort the food and make food parcels before distributing them to the disadvantaged.

Together we all can solve the problem of hunger. Take a step forward and donate generously.

1 in every 5 children in New York relies on the food which is donated to charities. Hence donating food is a very helpful method to lessen the struggle of about 1.4 million New Yorkers suffering from poverty and hunger.

Here are a few organizations to which you can make donation in the form of food to help end the food poverty of New York:

  1. The Food Bank for New York City: This is the largest food bank and every year it provides over 51 million pounds of food to more than 1,200 community food programs. They prepare non-perishable food items from the items collected in the food donation drives and distribute them so as to feed the hunger of people.
  1. City Harvest: City Harvest ranks among the largest food providing organizations in New York. They strive to end food wastage and recover food from all parts of food industry like restaurants, bakeries, caterers, corporate cafeterias, wholesalers etc. You can donate food to City Harvest by scheduling a pick-up. From farmers to business taxpayers, anyone who donate food and other grocery products to City Harvest get tax deduction. 
  1. The Bowery Mission: The Bowery Mission has been able to serve about 1,000 meals every day to the poor and hungry people in New York. This has been made possible with the help of donors like us. The organization accepts donations throughout the day. Non-perishable, bulk and canned items are preferred. Even prepared food items are accepted if they are well packed and are fresh. The organization usually does not pick up donations but exceptions can be made if you have an exceptionally large donation.
  1. Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York: Regional Food Bank believes that no donation is very small or very big. It welcomes donations from individuals or companies similarly. It provides about 25 million pounds of food and grocery items to hungry and impoverished people per year. 
  1. Foodlink: It is a regional food hub and it distributes food, serves meals and offers more than 30 programs related to food. Over 18 million pounds of food was distributed by the organization in 2014. 
  1. Long Island Cares: The Long Island Cares tries to gather all available resources to help hungry people. They provide food and promote public education wherever needed. They distribute food to their member agencies all over Ney York which further distribute the food among people in need. Donation made towards this organization are tax-deductible. 
  1. Citymeals on Wheels: It strives to distribute food among the elderly in New York. More than 2 million meals are provided to about 18,000 elderly annually. It is one of the largest meals-on-wheels programs in the U.S. 
  1. Food Bank of WNY: With the help from public and private sources, the Food Bank aims at obtaining nutritious food and distribute among hungry people in Western New York. The main focus of the organization is to feed the hunger of children and many programs namely Backpack, Kids in the Kitchen, After school Snack Programs, and Day Care Centers have been targeted towards serving children.
  1. Island Harvest: It strives in providing hunger relief to the people in need. The organization is a member of Feeding America which is a nationwide network of food banks. The organization arranges for food raising programs as well as fund raising programs.
  1. Winchester Basics Bank: It is a Christian Project which provides emergency food parcels of tinned and dried food to hungry people. They collect food, sort the food and make food parcels before distributing them to the disadvantaged.

Together we all can solve the problem of hunger. Take a step forward and donate generously.