City’s largest food rescue organization, City Harvest, helps feed more than one million New Yorkers who are struggling to put food on the table. The organization’s mission is to provide food to those in need, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or any other factor that may prevent them from getting the food they need.
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Who is the CEO of City Harvest?
City harvest’s efforts to meet the rising demand for emergency food while putting in place long-term initiatives to address the health and nutrition needs of our city’s most vulnerable residents has been overseen by the chief executive officer, jilly stephens. Prior to joining the City of Toronto, Ms. Stephens served as President and CEO of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and was responsible for overseeing the CFIA’s food safety program.
In addition to her work with Nestle, she has also served on the board of directors of several Canadian food companies, most recently serving as a director of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (OTCQB: TWMJF), a TSX Venture Exchange listed company that is focused on cannabis and cannabis-infused products, as well as the Board of Directors of Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE: CNRL), an oil and gas exploration and production company.
Where can I get free food in NYC?
You can ask for the emergency food assistance program. You will be provided with hours of operation and directions to the nearest soup kitchens.
How many employees does City Harvest have?
It was founded by Helen verDuin Palit, Harley Brooke- Hitching, and Peter Schmidt. “We are excited to be a part of this exciting new chapter in our company’s history,” said Peter.
What do you do when you have no money for food?
Your local food bank can help you find food today. Every community in the United States is served by the Feeding America network, which has 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantry and meal programs. Even if the food bank is far away, they can help you find food at home.
Who qualifies for Meals on Wheels in NY?
If you are 60 years old or older and have completed an interview that shows you don’t have the skills to prepare meals for yourself, you are eligible. To be eligible, you will need to complete an online application.
You will be asked to provide your name, address, date of birth, Social Security number, and a copy of your driver’s license or state ID card. If you do not have one of these documents, your application will not be processed.
Once you complete the application, we will send you an email with instructions on how to submit the completed application to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Is NYC school lunch free for everyone?
Breakfast and lunch will be free for students who attend school in person. “We are very excited to be able to offer this service to our students, and we look forward to working with the school community to make this a reality for all students in our district,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael J. O’Connor.
“We will continue to work closely with our community partners to ensure that this program is implemented in a way that is appropriate for the needs of the students and their families.