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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!
Thursday, November 7 –Thursday, November 21, 2019
Canstruction® New York is back! From November 7–21, visit Brookfield Place to see awe-inspiring sculptures made entirely out of unopened cans of food. Each year, New York City’s top architects, engineers and students come together to create gravity-defying sculptures in a one-of-a-kind competition to see who can build the most unique structures out of canned food. Once the competition is over, we collect the leftover cans and deliver them to our network of hundreds of, , and community partners across the five boroughs. Canstruction® New York is free and open to the public and visitors are encouraged to donate a can of food to help feed our neighbors in need.
Daily News Food Drive
Tuesday, October 22, 2019–Friday, January 17, 2020
For over 36 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 nearly 1.2 million New Yorkers facing hunger this holiday season.
Interested in donating funds? Every $1 helps City Harvest rescue nearly four pounds of good food. Donate to the Daily News Virtual Food Drive here .
Thank you to this year’s generous sponsors:
PAST FOOD DRIVES
High Holidays Food Drive
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019
City Harvest’s High Holidays Food Drive, which ran from September 9 to October 11, collected more than 18,000 pounds of kosher food for distribution to 26 kosher food programs. Thank you to all who helped to feed the more than half a million Jewish New Yorkers struggle to put kosher food on their tables during a season of heightened need.
Feed Our Kids
Sunday, May 12 – Sunday, June 16, 2019
City Harvest’s annual Feed Our Kids, which ran from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day, asked New Yorkers to donate non-perishable items to help provide much-needed food for our city’s children over the summer, when access to school meals may become limited. Schools, organizations, companies and New York City’s Fire and Police Departments came together to collect food donations for City Harvest to pick-up and distribute to our network of hundreds of , , and other that serve hungry children and their families across the five boroughs. This year, we collected more than 198,000 pounds of food!
Thanks to all of our fellow New Yorkers who donated food, and this year’s sponsors and community partners for making the drive a great success!
Special thanks to our 2019 sponsors and community partners:
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. This year, we collected more than 9,400 pounds of kosher for Passover and/or Chometz food items. Thank you for your support and participation!