https://bronxnet.org/watch/videos/6153/ OPEN host Rhina Valentin sits down with representatives from the New York common Pantry Ora Kemp & Tamar Pacht to discuss the upcoming food drive for the Abraham House Organization.
Each year, nearly 1.4 million New Yorkers rely on emergency food assistance. The delivery of that assistance requires a complex network of food suppliers who distribute food to a thousand neighborhood pantries and soup kitchens. Until recently, however, there was little coordination between those suppliers. No one really knew what food was going where, much less whether it was reaching… More →
NYCP Volunteer Akaysha Palmer is New Yorker of the Week! Akaysha Palmer was a NYCP Summer Intern in 2017, then was hired as a Per Diem staff member, and currently volunteers and serves as a Pantry ambassador. This spring she graduated in the top 10 of her class at Cathedral High School where she received the Public Advocate Award and… More →
1 Out of 10 Working People Rely on SNAP. If SNAP is Cut, Food Banks and Pantries—Including NYCP—Simply Won’t Be Able to Make Up the Difference in Demand. Click here for NY Representative contact info and suggested messaging.
The founder of Short Stems shares the story of our unique Food Rescue partnership. Listen here: Short Stems & NYCP on unPhiltered podcast. Short Stems upcycles cans for their arrangements while providing food for hungry New Yorkers via NYCP. Company founder Wyndy Sloan says, “The business model merges my background in design and social good. It was really important to me… More →
OPINION APRIL 30, 2018 PREMIUM Rise of Robots Makes Nonprofit Workers More Essential Than Ever By George Weiner communications adviser to nonprofits TRISTAN FEWINGS/GETTY IMAGES FOR JUST EAT In March of 2017, a small fleet of GPS-enabled delivery robots took to the streets of Washington to deliver food. These automated 35-pound, six-wheeled takeout containers — created by the co-founders of Skype —… More →
AIG has renewed its grant support of NYCP and its employees have provided almost 1,400 hours of volunteer service over the past six years. The partnership between AIG and NYCP is based in long-term volunteerism and on-site volunteer participation. In the past year alone, 148 AIG volunteers served on 9 service days in the Choice Pantry program. AIG also… More →
Crain’s New York highlighted New York Common Pantry in the SNAPS section on March 15, 2018. See the coverage here.
The New York Times featured coverage of the 10th anniversary event in the Scene City section on March 12, 2018. Over $900,000 was raised to support New York Common Pantry’s programs. Click here to view.
12BY6 interview featuring Willie Geist of NBC, NY1 Anchor Cheryl Wills, NYCP Board Members Sara Moss and Sherrell Andrews, and Executive Director Stephen Grimaldi. Click here to view.
See the March 8, 2018 article here.
Black History Month: Students who are shaping the future of NYC The February 27, 2018 article highlights four NYC student leaders. Read the complete amNewYork story.
NYCP Executive Director Stephen Grimaldi on NY1 with Cheryl Wills 12/24/2017.
Molly Wood and Kristin Schwab look at tech access for SNAP users in an interview with NYCP member Lisa Ortega. Listen to the Story.
NYCP’s 2017 interns created this short video introduction to our programs. Great job, Akaysha and Cameron!
Sara Bartels, Live Healthy! Director of Nutrition Education, and Evelyn Vela, PSE Program Manager, speak with BronxNet’s Rhina Valentin on OPEN. The Live Healthy! team talked about NYCP’s programs, Live Healthy!’s initiatives, and the CS 211 Garden Rebuild project. Live Healthy! interview June 2017
New York Common Pantry is excited and proud to announce our FIRST EVER crowdfunding campaign! The LIVE HEALTHY! program is raising $5000 to purchase Health Bucks, $2 coupons that can be used to purchase fresh produce at Greenmarkets, for their nutrition workshop participants at the Lincoln Hospital Greenmarket in the South Bronx. For the second year in a row, Live… More →
Click to see BronxNet News Coverage of the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony! Our ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony was held on May 24, 2017 to officially launch the new satellite location, which was created in collaboration with the Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association (CIA), Inc. “New York Common Pantry is proud to be partnering with the Banana Kelly Community Improvement District (CIA), Inc. to open… More →
Oaktree Capital’s New York office prepares and serves dinner to individuals in need at New York Common Pantry. Click to view video HERE.