New York Common Pantry celebrates one year of operation in the Mott Haven community. News 12 Bronx has the story: “THE BRONX – A Mott Haven food pantry that helps senior citizens is about to celebrate its 1-year anniversary.The Bronx branch of New York Common Pantry opened last November. It is home to the Nourish Program, aimed at stocking the cabinets of low-income seniors with healthy meals.

Once a month, participants are invited to pick up a grocery package that includes fruits, vegetables, pasta, milk and more. Last month, the pantry saw more than 1,500 patrons, and the goal is to grow that number in the coming year.” Click the picture or here to watch!

NYCP Featured on 106.7 LITE FM

We were featured on “Get Connected with Nina del Rio,” a community affairs show that airs on 106.7 Lite FM.   The segment talked about the Pantry’s history, the importance of serving with dignity, providing choices, and offered listeners a way to volunteer and donate.  The segment aired on Sunday, November 2nd, was about 20 minutes long, and can be found here:

NYCP on 106.7 Lite FM

Live Healthy! with former NFL athlete Curtis Williams

Live Healthy!  brings P.S. 109 students weekly classes that encourage healthy eating, active living, and mental wellbeing.   Wellness Day underlines all three, with the 850 students and their families invited to take part in fun, engaging activities like Salsa Fitness, Strength Training, and Brain Gym, while following the school’s Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) mantra–Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible.