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Breakfast in the Classroom a Success in Harlem: NY1

Posted by admin on May 25, 2011

NY1 video on school breakfast at PS 102 in Harlem.

School books and number two pencils aren't the only supplies for students at PS 102 in Harlem. Mornings also start with courses of milk, cereal and fruit.

“The grains are really tasty, and there's no sugar in it so we can get healthy,” said Ruth Whyte, second grader.

Great, Balanced Story on Bloomberg's Anti-Poverty Initiatives

Posted by admin on May 18, 2011

Gotham Gozette published a great article this morning on the Mayor's anti-poverty work - Despite Scant Results, Bloomberg's Anti-Poverty Project Goes National.

Daily News Document Drop: Letter to Quinn about Living Wage Campaign

Posted by admin on May 17, 2011

"As City Council Speaker Chris Quinn is up in Albany with Mayor Bloomberg, lobbying for the legalization of same-sex marriage, the Living Wage NYC coalition is continuing to push her on their own agenda, as you can see from the letter below. This time, the coalition argues for the passage of the controversial legislation -- on which Quinn has yet to take a stance -- on the grounds that even those who do have jobs often struggle to put food on the table." Daily News, May 17, 2011

May 12: Living Wage Rally and City Council Hearing

Posted by admin on May 11, 2011

Thursday at 4:00 PM tens of thousands of people will flood Wall Street for a peaceful protest and teach-in to demonstrate opposition to the few who prosper while the City attempts to balance the budget on low-income New Yorkers.

Annual Benefit A Success, Honors Rachael Ray, Lew Straus & Congressman Anthony Weiner

Posted by admin on May 10, 2011

On Tuesday evening, the Coalition Against Hunger held their annual spring benefit - New York City...A Future Hunger-Free Town - at Bayard's in downtown Manhattan. It was a great success, bringing together 200 NYCCAH supporters for a night of jazz, cocktails, hors d'œuvres, and mingling.

Conservative & Liberal Values at Work

Posted by admin on April 21, 2011

Response to Michelle Malkin by Joel Berg

Self-styled conservative pundit Michelle Malkin just published a column on National Review Online that places politics over facts to slam an innovative public/private, faith-based/secular partnership that is effectively fighting domestic hunger across the United States.

FAB Member gets National Attention

Posted by admin on April 21, 2011

New York STILL Has the Nation's Hungriest Congressional District

Posted by admin on April 21, 2011

Continuing a trend first discovered a year ago, people in seven of the 13 congressional districts in New York City still faced severe food hardships in 2009-2010. More than 20 percent of residents in nine of those districts lacked money for food, according to just-released data collected by the Gallup Organization on behalf of the Washington, DC-based Food Research and Action Center (FRAC).

Taste of the Nation NYC

Posted by admin on April 20, 2011

The Nation's Premier Culinary Benefit

May 23, 2011: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. (VIP begins at 6:30)

Each year, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger is fortunate enough to be a beneficiary of Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation® event.