Twenty-one percent of all the waste in landfills is food.
The cost of living continues to rise at a significant pace in New York City and poverty is most severe among households with children. According to the Self-Sufficiency Standard Report, 42% of all New York households do not have enough income to meet their basic needs.
There are three big food buckets that get my attention: the season of local winter food; exploring unique holiday-related food events; and the best one, sharing the bounty with others.
In one year, Americans alone waste about 34 million tons. That's a lot of turkey, pie, and Christmas cookies ending up in the trash -- instead of in our stomachs.
How Nonprofits Can Collaborate Effectively With the Public and Private Sectors to Help the City's Working Poor
This collaboration has provided some valuable lessons about optimizing resources and delivering stronger neighborhood outcomes, which I believe can be applied throughout the nonprofit community.
MANHATTAN — Pizza fanatics can pig out on some of the city's best slices this week while raising cash to feed New York's
Last week Just Food and The Sylvia Center brought together over 200 New Yorkers in a series of meals hosted in homes around the city, reminiscent of how families and neighborhoods came together around the table for generations.
The holidays are a time for putting others before yourself. And with the recent announcement that the world's population has surpassed seven billion, there are a lot more "others" to consider this year.
Cans of tuna, sardines, and tomato paste, don't exactly sound like the building blocks for success, but for almost 20 years, these types of cans have been used to create life size design structures for social change.
Gudiel would like Mnuchin to visit her at her home, because his OneWest Bank is trying to evict her and her family. If Mnuchin won't come to visit Gudiel, she will visit him, and bring some of her neighbors and friends with her.