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All over the city, New Yorkers help feed their neighbors by organizings in their schools, apartment buildings, businesses, and places of worship. Help City Harvest feed New York City’s men, women and children by keeping and stocked year-round!
Feed Our Kids
Sunday, May 12 – Sunday, June 16, 2019
City Harvest’s annual Feed Our Kidsruns from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day (Sunday, May 12 – Sunday, June 16) and helps provide much-needed food for New York City’s children throughout the summer, when access to school meals may become limited. Schools, organizations, companies, and New York City’s Fire and Police Departments come together to collect non-perishable food donations for City Harvest to pick-up and distribute to hundreds of , and other serving hungry children and their families across the five boroughs.
Run your own Feed Our Kids food drive with help from the following tools:
- 2019 Feed Our Kids poster
- Jump start your drive
- Most needed items
- Toolkit for students
- Toolkit for businesses
For drop-off locations, click here.
Feed Our Kid‘s 2019 sponsors and community partners:
PAST FOOD DRIVES
Passover Food Drive
March 11 – April 15, 2019
City Harvest’s Passover Food Drive, which ran from March 11 – April 15, collected kosher for Passover and/or Chometz food to help feed the more than half a million Jewish New Yorkers struggle to put kosher food on their tables. Check back in a few weeks to find out how much food we collected to help our neighbors in need.
Read more about the struggles many of our Jewish neighbors face in this story from The Tablet.
Daily News Food Drive
October 23, 2018 – January 18, 2019
For over 35 years, City Harvest and the Daily News have been joining forces to host the largestin New York City to collect non-perishable food to help feed the more than 1.2 million New Yorkers facing hunger this holiday season.
Interested in donating funds? Every $1 helps City Harvest rescue four pounds of good food. Donate to the Daily News Virtual Food Drive here .
Thank you to this year’s generous sponsors:
High Holidays Food Drive
September 4 - October 5, 2018
City Harvest’s High Holidays Food Drive, which ran from September 4 to October 5, collected an additional 16,000 pounds kosher food to help feed the more than 500,000 kosher-observant New Yorkers who struggle with. Deliveries to 24 kosher food distribution programs included fresh produce such as apples, beets, cabbage, cauliflower, squash, and zucchini; and helped Jewish community members put kosher food on their tables during a season of heightened need.
Read more about our Kosher Food Rescue here.