The Food Bank for NY reports that 2.6 million New Yorkers can barely afford to eat. Share Our Strength's findings show that NYC is in last place in the United States for feeding kids breakfast. The reality is alarming but not hopeless.
Here are four easy ways to fight hunger in NYC:
Sign This Petition Today
Help 825,000 kids in the country's largest school district have access to a nutritious breakfast by signing No Kid Hungry's Powered by Breakfast NYC petition.
Serve a Hot Meal Here
Volunteer with The Food Bank for NY by serving a meal or restock the pantry in West Harlem .
Show Your Support in Style
Every purchase of a FEED Projects product, be it a cute bag or clutch, helps Feeding America, among other organizations.
Celebrate Action Against Poverty and Hunger
Brooklyn Kindergarten Society's annual Yuletide Charity Ball is a wonderful way to help raise money to fund early childhood education--and provide free breakfast to kids--in underprivileged areas of NYC.