food to our
visit a food bank...
you would like to discuss
holding a food drive in your
community or school,
please call POTS - Part of
the Solution - at
Foodbanknyc.org, in New York City, one of the richest
cities in the
world, food poverty is around every corner. Throughout the
approximately 1.4 million people — mainly women, children,
seniors, the working
poor and people with disabilities — rely on soup
kitchens and food
pantries. Approximately 2.9 million New Yorkers
experience difficulty affording food for themselves
and their families,
an increase of 60 percent since 2003.
DO YOU WANT TO HELP?
action now. Tell your members of Congress to protect
America requests your help by calling Congress,
the best way for legislators to
understand this essential issue
of hunger in your community and throughout America.
Calling is easy...
New Yorkers are currently waiting for hours at
distribution centers for warm coats.
is a severe shortage and urgent need. New York
asks that you donate your coats as soon as, and
as often, as possible. The coat drive will
continue until February 7, 2014, but please don't
wait until the last moment. It's a cold winter and
the need is great!
Here is how to give your coats...
Organize a Food Drive.
Organizing a food drive is a great way to help
people in your
community. You can select the
local senior center, food pantry,
that you want to support.
Access Services and Support by Sharing
Talents and Skills.
Did you ever think that
shoveling a walk would help you learn a foreign
language? Or that tutoring a student in math
would get your living room
TimeBanksNYC is a citywide network of
neighbors helping neighbors.
All you have to do
is donate one hour of your time to help
member, and you’ll earn a credit for an hour of
help from another.
either think your differences are all that
matters, or you think our common humanity is
more important, and you look for ways to lift
yourselves up by lifting others up,”
-Former President Bill Clinton about what it
means to volunteer and serve others
FEED helps feed the
world, one purchase
at a time. FEED
Projects has donated
$6 million and over 60
Buy yourself a gift...