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Stop & Shop Fights Hunger in Westchester, Donates 800 Turkeys

November 21, 2014 - New Rochelle Talk -- As part of its annual Turkey Express program, Stop & Shop Supermarket Company yesterday donated 800 turkeys to the Food Bank for Westchester. As the county’s largest food collection and emergency distribution network, the Food Bank for Westchester worked with the Westchester Coalition for the Hungry and Homeless (WCHH) to distribute turkeys to 57 different agencies throughout the day.

Westchester Groups Team Up To Distribute Turkeys

November 21, 2014 - Bedford Daily Voice -- As part of its annual Turkey Express program, Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. recently donated 800 turkeys to the Food Bank for Westchester.

Food Bank for Westchester Receives $75,000 Grant from Walmart

November 19, 2014 - Yorktown/Somers/Rivertowns Patch - The Walmart Foundation has given the Food Bank for Westchester a $75,000 grant.

Food Bank for Westchester Gets $75k Walmart Grant

November 18, 2014 - New York Nonprofit Press - Food Bank for Westchester has received a grant of $75,000 from the Walmart Foundation as part of both organizations’ commitments to fighting hunger and promoting nutrition among those in need.

Briarcliff Supermarket Holds "Check-Out Hunger" Campaign

November 17, 2014 - Briarcliff Daily Voice – The Food Bank for Westchester has begun its annual “Check-Out Hunger” campaign to benefit the more than 265 hunger relief programs in Westchester County. The campaign is under way at supermarkets throughout the region, including A&P, Balducci’s, Fairway, PathMark and ShopRite.

Give a Helping Hand this Holiday Season

November 17, 2014 - LoHud.com - With the holidays approaching, we take a look at five ways you can celebrate the spirit of giving by donating time, effort or money to local causes

Empire City, Yonkers Raceway and its horsemen volunteer at the Food Bank

November 14, 2014 - Yonkers, NY---If you answered, “3,000 pounds of elbow macaroni,” you can continue reading this missive. That’s because the ton-and-a-half of pasta was the exact amount—give or take a two-pound bag—volunteers from Empire City, Yonkers Raceway and the Standardbred Owners Association of New York assembled for distribution during their annual visit to the Food Bank for Westchester.

Two's Company Host Annual Charity Sale

November 11, 2014 - Gifts and Decorative Accessories - Two’s Company’s annual charity sale will benefit the Food Bank for Westchester and The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. The sale is open to the public and is scheduled for December 3-6, 2014, at the Two’s Company Warehouse in Elmsford, NY.

Track, Horsepeople To Assist Food Bank

November 10, 2014 - Yonkers Raceway’s harness drivers are big winners off the track, too. This coming Thursday (November 13), nine of Yonkers’ leading drivers – with more than 44,000 career victories and $535-million in career purses between them – are going to be among a contingent of Empire City/Yonkers Raceway employees and Standardbred Owners Association of New York horsepeople to assist the hungry, volunteering at the Food Bank for Westchester.

Food Bank Launches Annual Turkey Drive

October 28, 2014 - Talk of the Sound News Blog - The Food Bank for Westchester, which operates the county’s largest food collection and emergency distribution network, today kicked-off its annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive. At the kick-off held at the Food Bank’s Elmsford distribution warehouse it was announced that this year’s goal is to raise the funds necessary to provide 5,000 turkeys for families in need.