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Food Bank for Westchester Receives $65k Donation

4/13/2016 - The Food Bank for Westchester has received a generous $65,000 donation from Swiss Re in support of its Emergency Food Distribution Program.

Food Stamp Changes Could Leave More Hungry

April 7, 2016 - An improved economy throughout the Lower Hudson Valley means that some people who are still having trouble making ends meet are in for a shock this month when they try to use their food stamp card.

Mobile Pantry For Food Bank For Westchester Delivers More Than Meals

March 16, 2016 - "Peter Pozo finds driving and delivering items from the Kraft Mobile Food Pantry for the Food Bank for Westchester provides more than a welcome meal."

Food Bank Joins Mt. Vernon to Celebrate “Eat Healthy NY” Day

March 11, 2016 - The Food Bank for Westchester joined with City of Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas and other local school officials yesterday to celebrate Eat Healthy NY Day at Hamilton Elementary School.

Local growers bring farm-fresh produce to needy families in Westchester

September 8, 2015 - Volunteers with the food bank cultivate and harvest more than 11,000 lbs. of donated food

Go Orange: September is Hunger Action Month!

September 1, 2015 - Food Bank for Westchester has begun its Go Orange to End Hunger campaign, a month-long calendar of activities designed to encourage people to take action against hunger during the month of September, Hunger Action Month.

Food Bank for Westchester Farm Program on News 12

August 25, 2015 - Farmer Doug DeCandia and The Food Bank for Westchester's Farm Program featured on News 12.

Lowey Trying to Protect Summer Meal Funding for Families in Need

July 10, 2015 - Congresswoman Nita Lowey (Westchester/Rockland), the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee joined Food Bank for Westchester (FB4W) to highlight the problem of childhood hunger during the summer.

The Giving Circle of Lower Westchester Donates $71,000 to the Food Bank for Westchester

July 1, 2015 - The Giving Circle of Lower Westchester, a grass-roots not-for-profit organization comprised of local community members dedicated to supporting hunger relief in the county, recently announced a record-breaking $61,000 donation to benefit eighteen agencies that feed the hungry along with an additional $10,000 donation to benefit the Food Bank’s Green Thumb program that gets fresh produce to needy families.

Mount Vernon Schools, Bronxville's Junior League Organize Food Distribution

June 2, 2015 - Mount Vernon Daily Voice -- The Mount Vernon City School District and the Junior League of Bronxville are working together to host a mobile food pantry distribution on Thursday