Start a Food Drive Today!
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!
Passover Food Drive
Monday, March 11 – Monday, April 15, 2019
There are currently more than half a million Jewish New Yorkers who are food insecure and struggle to put food on their tables. Help City Harvest feed Jewish families in New York City during Passover this year. Run a kosher for Passover and/or Chometzand City Harvest will deliver the food you collect to kosher across the city.
Run your own Passover Food Drive:
Donated items require at least one of the following certifications, in addition to a Kosher for Passover designation. Chometz items require one certification:
If you plan to host a drive, please fill out this form to get registered!
Collected more than 50 lbs. of kosher food? Please contact Food Sourcing, at 646.412.0758 or [email protected] to schedule a pickup. If your collection is less than 50 lbs., check back to see a list of drop-off locations.
You can also support our Passover Food Drive online by donating to our 2019 Passover Virtual Food Drive. Invite your friends, family, and community to donate. Every dollar donated helps us provide 4 pounds of kosher food for our Jewish neighbors in need.
Read more about the struggles many of our Jewish neighbors face in this story from The Tablet.
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.
Check back at a later date for more information on how to run your own Feed Our Kids food drive
Special thanks to our 2018 sponsors and community partners:
PAST FOOD DRIVES
Daily News Food Drive
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – Friday, 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.